Dutch distributor Contact Film to close after 30 years

Dutch distributor Contact Film to close after 30 years
Virus crisis hits film distributor of art house hits including ‘Honeyland’.

Independent Dutch distributor Contact Film is to close down after more than 30 years due to the ongoing virus crisis.

The Arnhem-based company has been a major buyer of arthouse titles since being founded by Gérard Huisman in 1991, with recent titles including the Oscar-nominated Honeyland and Oliver Laxe’s Cannes award-winner, Fire Will Come.

But Huisman confirmed to Screen that Contact Film had ceased acquiring new titles and will shutter the business within the next two years.

Huisman had already planned to step down as CEO but discussed the possibility
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