award wining documentary film

In an intriguing way a BLOOMING BUSINESS shows the world of Jane, Oscar and Kennedy, who all depend some how on the huge flower farms in Naivasha, Kenya.
A poetic, cinematic and poignant documentary in which director Ton van Zantvoort goes deep into the lives of the main characters. Is the smell of the imported rose so sweet indeed?

Golden Olive Award for Best Documentary on Montenegro Festival in Bar

BEST PHOTOGRAPHYaward was granted to Ton van Zantvoort for the master use of framing and shot construction for re-creating the complex human universe endangered and maybe forever destroyed.

GOLDEN OLIVE AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY to Ton van Zantvoort for the outstanding artistic achievement of a strong film. We acknowledge an original author's approach, revealing a global drama through several simple, touching individual stories.

Audience Award Millenium International Documentary film Festival Audience Award on the Millenium International Documentary Film Festival Brussels. Also on air on the Belgium national radio station Klara (VRT), and the Deutsche Welle Ethiopia (Germany/ Africa)
Best Film of the festival Press Award Press Award for Best film of the festival FICA - Brasil.
Two interviews on the national TV channel in Brasil TV Cultura.
Cinema Planeta Jury Award Best treatment Jury Award for best treatment Cinema Planeta - Mexico
DOKLeipzig Award Ton van Zantvoort a BLOOMING BUSINESS wins the DOK Leipzig Healthy Workplaces Film Award, on the 52nd International Leipzig festival for documentary and animated film.
Filmfestivals a BLOOMING BUSINESS Selected on many International film festivals in the official competition. Also visited many festivals in Greece, the UK, Denmark, Canada, Morocco, Mexico, Poland, Belgium, Brazil, and more
MEDfilm Festival Italy Special Mention Ton van Zantvoort

Special Mention Open Eyes Award: Among the seventeen works in competition, the Jury has unanimously chosen to assign a special mention to a BLOOMING BUSINESS, for the moving and courageous...