Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story

In his extremely short stories, the Israeli writer Etgar Keret plays an impressive game with fantasy and reality. The story of his life, too, sounds like a modern fairy tale. In this hybrid documentary Stephane Kaas and Rutger Lemm investigate why telling lies is essential to Keret’s survival.

For more information go to www.etgarkeretfilm.com

Interview on the film (in Dutch): Radio 4 Opium, Nooit Meer Slapen
Review in De Groene Amsterdammer
eview in De Volkskrant
Review in Het Parool, 15 June 2017:

Two scenes from the movie:

 

Screenings 2017: 
20 September - De Balie, Amsterdam
23-24 September - Nederlands Film Festival Utrecht, the Netherlands - Gouden Kalf Competition
5-14 October - Haifa Film Festival, Israel - Between Jewishness and Israeliness Competition

Past:
17 May: Filmhallen, Amsterdam - reservations only
18 May: Ketelhuis, Amsterdam
19 May: Kino, Rotterdam
20 May: Brakke Grond, Das Mag-festival, Amsterdam
28 May: Ketelhuis, Amsterdam
31 May: LUX, Nijmegen
13 June: FC Hyena, Amsterdam
14 June: Het Literatuurhuis, Utrecht
22 June: Focus, Arnhem - Nieuwe Types Festival
August & September - De Balie, Amsterdam