The upcoming European film talent we think is worth following. Discover the new Lars von Trier or Pedro Almodóvar.



Films by young filmmakers that caught our eye and we would love for you to see as well.

Latest Films



What is a platform without a stage? Breaking Ground programmes and organizes several festivals and events. See them all here.

Upcoming Events

January 24 2015 Breaking Ground @ EKKO

Breaking Ground @ EKKO

On January 24th Poppodium EKKO's favorite dance night Diep in de Groef, comes with a special twist! On this night only, the warming up will consist of a couple of beautiful Breaking Ground student short films, carefully selected to…

NPO Cultura

NPO Cultura is the platform for art and culture of the Dutch Public Broadcasters (NPO). This online channel brings programming about film, literature, classical music, pop, jazz and performing arts 24/7.We have still to sort out…

BG at Stukafest

Take off your coat – and stinky socks – and get ready to be surprised. Cozy, messy student rooms are transformed into mini-stages with music, dance, comedy, theatre, literature, poetry and much more!During this Dutch nation-wide…

Breaking Ground @ Kriterion

New name, same event. Our bimonthly screenings in Amsterdam return for a sixth season.Previously known as "Breaking Ground EU", we now continue by simply calling it "Breaking Ground", which this year again takes place at the 



News about us, our partners, the film world, other film festivals and announcements.

Looking for a new Managing Director!

We regret to see Daphne Frühmann leaving BG after 1,5 years of hard work. But we also love to welcome new blood to the family! Have a look at our job opening for a Managing Director (Dutch speaking required) …

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