Archive for January, 2014

January 24, 2014

‘the red door’ premiered at international film festival rotterdam 2014

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The Red Door’ by Tashi Gyeltshen, Bhutan, premiered as the first film ever from Bhutan at the 43rd edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) on January 23, 2014. Present were the Honorary Consul of Bhutan Mr. Kees Klein, Mrs. Louise Huijbens, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Ad Weststrate, film industrial, Mr Peter Jan van der Burgh, film director, bhutan+partners staff members and a full house of enthusiastic viewers.

The Q&A session after the screenings deepened the meaning of ‘The Red Door’.

Screening dates ‘the red door’

IFFR program The Red door can be found at: the Red Door

Film director Mr. Tashi Gyeltshen is present at IFFR from 22 January – 2 February 2014 and available for meetings with press, distributors, film directors and others.

Post production of ‘The Red Door’ is supported by bhutan+partners as one of the activities preceding the launch of the Bhutan Film Trust, autumn 2014. For information contact:

Mr Henk de Jong


T+31 (0)313 41 20 98

M+31 (0)6 20 73 93 62

Further information:

Face book page, The Red Door

Trailer ‘The Red Door’

The Red Door Press tool kit 2012/2013

Tashi Gyeltshen on his Facebook page

Press articles Kuensel and Business Bhutan:

one local short film to be screened at two int’l film festivals

putting their money where their film is

Mirror business Bhutan


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