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ZURICH wins CICAE Art Cinema Award at Berlinale

ZURICH, the new feature film by director Sacha Polak and screenwriter Helena van der Meulen, won the CICAE Art Cinema Award at the 65th Edition of the International Film festival in Berlin the CICAE Art Cinema Award. This award was given by a jury of the International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas to the best Film in the section ‘FORUM’. Read more

‘Reminiscent of a young Frances McDormand at times, Snijders’ performance radiates raw conviction, even when Nina is at her most unhinged and unsympathetic’

‘Zurich is a sensually seductive experience’

‘Polak and van der Meulen clearly have bright futures in film-making’

‘Zurich is an arresting character study of a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown’

WENDE RELEASES 'TOWER SONG'

For ZURICH, the new feature film by director Sacha Polak and screenwriter Helena van der Meulen, Wende will release the song “Tower Song”. Wende plays the lead role in ZURICH and it is her debut as an actress. On the 7th of February 2015, the film will have it’s world premiere at the Berlinale. From the 19th of February the film will be released at the Dutch Cinema’s. Read more

“Shocking and Fascinating” (NRC)
“Riveting from start to finish” (Bach Track)
“Wende sings inrivalled Winterreise” (Tubantia)

WENDE TO RELEASE LIVE ALBUM OF

Singer to reprise successful theatre show this autumn

On Friday 31 October, Dutch singer Wende will be releasing the live album ‘Last Resistance – the Theatre Sessions Live’, a registration of her critically and commercially acclaimed theatre show. She will be reprising this show from the 13th of November, performing a series of dates around the Netherlands. The tour will see her returning to Amsterdam’s Carré Royal Theatre on 30 November, the night of the fourth anniversary of her debut performance at this venue.

The album release and theatre tour will coincide with the premiere of Wende’s animated video for the track ‘Last Resistance’ during the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival at the EYE Film Institute.
The video, created by Aimée de Jongh, was selected for the competition from a total of 1,500 entries. Read more

On August. 29th. Wende and her band will start an open-air tour with the Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra (Het Gelders Orkest).
The first concert will take place in Apeldoorn during the Festival „Kanaalconcerten”.
The open-air concerts provide a smashing start of the Jubilee year of the Orchestra: this year the orchestra exists 125 years.

On Saturday 30th of August they will play the UITboulevard in Arnhem and on the 31st of August the open-air theatre in Ede.
On September, 4th. and 5th., they will end the tour in the Goffert Theatre in Nijmegen. Read more

DO BERLIN - Remix by Dérangé

Today, Wende releases the new remix of the single Do Berlin – coming from the album Last Resistance.
Remixed by Dérangé. Download now at iTunes or listen at Spotify

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WENDE is back in the theatre. From February, 29th. until May, 8th. WENDE will play LAST RESISTANCE – The Theatre Sessions. Read more