MAY 5TH // Theater na de Dam: Short film by Nilay Ceber and youngsters from Amsterdam east

During the eleventh edition of Theater Na de Dam, despite everything, nearly 500 young people in 40 projects throughout the Netherlands are committed to still provide meaning to May 4 this year. Based on digital conversations and correspondence between young and old about the war, something significant is produced in many different forms and we not only dwell on the past, but also on the complex times in which we are now living.

Youngsters from Amsterdam-East, led by theater maker Nilay Ceber, immersed themselves in the history of Amsterdam during the Second World War and in the city at a standstill due to the corona virus. Their digital research forms the basis for the theatre film Hoe het was.

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