Former NHTV lecturer Ilja Kok and Willem Timmer (former NHTV student) made a documentary film about Chinese tourism in the Dutch village of Giethoorn.
Synopsis Ni Hao Holland
Cherry dreams of swapping her home city Beijing for the Dutch town of Giethoorn. She has already read and heard a lot of this typical place. The day comes that she and her girlfriend get on the plane to face the adventure.
Meanwhile and behind the scenes, entrepreneurs from Giethoorn work hard to cater to this ‘Holland experience’ for the fast growing flow of Chinese tourists. How is this authenticity that is created by the one, experienced by others?
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