The documentary ‘Blood, Sweat and Sparkles’ captures Jamie (“Sparkles”), a roller derby player from the Hague, in an intimate documentary portrait as she reflects upon striving to become a national athlete and how one's ambitious drive can turn into a double-edged sword.
Role: Director ∙ Rotterdam ∙ the Hague ∙ 2022 ∙ Drempelprijs Nominee: Social Practice
Concept + Direction • Sanya Gurung
Director of Photography • Jorick Buurstra
2nd Camera • Bastiaan de Haas
Intern • Somar Yahya
Jamie van der Scheer • The Parliament of Pain (den Haag)
Flavie Klein • Esther Hoeve • Eda Emirdag • Annemieke Stuij