Original Title: God op IJtje Short Documentary
In the Netherlands, every week a church is closing down. In the same time, a pastor goes by the doors of the highly modern Amsterdam suburb IJburg. But who will let him in?
Suburban God is a visually cunning portrait of a new housing estate, yielding a surprising view of the meaning of faith in the secular city.
Suburban God is is realized within DOC25 in collaboration with broadcaster IKON.
- Director: Elsbeth Fraanje
- Script: Elsbeth Fraanje (research & advies Peter Franken)
- Producers: Katja Draaijer & Frank Hoeve
- Commissioning Editor: Barbara Wiessing
- Broadcaster: IKON
- Financiers & Funds: Dutch Cultural Media Fund
- Length: 25 min.
- Release: September 2013