North East Hard West

24 min.


Director Bart van den Aardweg
Producer Michelle Hoekstra
Cinematography Antonio Martínez Urbina
Editing Berend Boneschansker
Film score composer Lucas Malec
Production company Netherlands Film Academy
Contacts Wouter Jansen, e-mail:

A closely-knit group of adolescent kickboxers trains every day at a boxing gym in the heart of Amsterdam West. Here the youths are confronted by the strict approach of the trainer. The boxing gym offers shelter and is a place for inspiration to strengthen them in the choices they have to make.