Monday, 4/6/2009

Wouter Barendrecht, R.I.P.

Filmfest München mourns the passing of jury member Wouter Barendrecht.

Wouter Barendrecht, R.I.P. The Dutch born producer and chairman of the board of Fortissimo Films died suddenly at the age of 43 on April 5th in Bangkok, "News that shocked us all", said Festival Director Andreas Ströhl, "Wouter Barendrecht was an exceptional person. International auteur cinema has lost of its most important supporters. Barendrecht had just agreed to head the jury of this year's Arri-Zeiss Award at the 2009 Filmfest München.