Dutch movie

Join the Dutch school in watching the movie Buladó

Join Dutch School of Southern California's movie event with the amazing movie "Buladó". This movie is part of the Mill Valley Film Festival and offered to our school by the California Film Institute. The movie is to be seen between October 7-17.


The movie is in Papieamento and Dutch with English subtitles and is recommended from age 11* and lasts 86 minutes.


Buladó is a 2020 Curaçaoan drama film directed by Dutch director Eché Janga. The film premiered at the Netherlands Film Festival in October 2020. The film won the Golden Calf for Best Feature Film award. It was selected as the Dutch entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards, but it was not nominated. The story, laced with magic realism, follows headstrong 11-year-old girl Kenza who is determined to find her own path into adulthood, as she mourns her mom. She is torn between her agnostic father Ouira and her spiritual grandfather Weljo.

*Note: This film is for viewers age 11 and older, as it contains numerous visual references to death.


WATCH THE TRAILER here.


Information to watch the movie:


Buladó will be available for streaming October 7-17. Note: Buladó will appear on your CFI Education Online dashboard on October 5, but will not be available to stream until October 7.


If you are interested in watching the film please send an email to lligthart@dutchschoolsocal.org.


As there is a limited number of tickets, this is on a first come first serve basis. We will send you the voucher code and instructions per email around October 8-10. You can watch this movie by yourself at a time that is convenient for you. If we are out of tickets we will let you know per email.