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Landscape, art and culture, with the window on the north.

Every week we broadcast in Noorderdiepte, a collaboration with Foundation Beeldlijn and magazine Noorderbreedte, a documentary. Each documentary is introduced by a brief interview with a person.

Beautiful films that are worth viewing. Films about musicians like Roelof Stalknecht and Jenne Meinema. Artists such as Jan Steen and Alfred Hafkenscheid and poet Rutger Kopland. Various artists that now can be viewed by a large audience.

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A triptych
One in times of conflict - Bitterly divided into peace
Episode 47
Wed 4 May 2016 - 18.30
In memory of the murdered Jewish Groningers, an assigment was to create a monument. In Noorderdiepte the story of sculptor Edu Waskowsky is being told.
An unfinished assigment
Episode 45
Wed 4 May 2016 - 18.00
The children of the two elementary schools in Loppersum have te leave the old buildings because it must be considered if their schools are safe from earthquakes.
To school together
Episode 46
Wed 20 Apr 2016 - 18.00
"Money (on it's own) doesn't make a person happy'. That's the message in this real Gronings feelgood movie, make during the 'Tocht om de Noord' 2015.
Tocht om de Noord
Episode 44
Wed 24 Feb 2016 - 18.00
Portrait of the “Veenkoloniën” about old and new sounds.
Symfonie voor de Veenkoloniën
Episode 43
Wed 3 Feb 2016 - 18.00
An intimate portrait about a painter, graphic designer and bon vivant Henri de Wolf, who died in 1986.
Wolf is de naam
Episode 42
Wed 2 Dec 2015 - 18.00
On the 24th and 25th of November 2015, (former) city council members from the Netherlands gather for the fourth edition of the city council member conference in Utrecht. In 2007, Lotte Veltman and Jasper Huizinga made documentary about Ypke Gietema, a well-known alderman in Groningen who deceased in 2013.
Episode 41
Wed 11 Nov 2015 - 18.00
In a new documentary of Noorderdiepte is the month of October in a theme of 200 years of Drenthe. In this documentary, besides historical pictures, is also addressed the present and the future of the province of Drenthe. A film that is well worth viewing.
200 years Drenthe
Episode 40
Wed 21 Oct 2015 - 18.32
In this new episode of Noorderdiepte, Hans Peerbolte gets into the history and problems of the dikes in Groningen and Friesland.
A dike of an area
Episode 39
Wed 21 Oct 2015 - 18.00
In this episode of Noorderdiepte a  documentary on postwar housing shortage in the Groningen villages. In 1950 a plan was presented to build 1 000 houses. This was picked up by 30 municipalities within a few months.
Thousand houses
Episode 38
Wed 14 Oct 2015 - 18.00
In this episode of Northern depth documentary about the poet Joost Oomen and Pauline Sparreboom.
Young Poets of the North
Episode 37
Wed 2 Sep 2015 - 18.00
Sick of how nice, a portrait of the artist Jan van der Zee (1898-1988)
A portrait of the artist Jan van der Zee
Episode 36
Wed 27 May 2015 - 17.20
Actually I paint music: Jo van Dijk (1931- 2000)
Actually I paint music
Episode 35
Wed 27 May 2015 - 17.00
Prinsenhof, now a hotel, is one of the oldest buildings in the city of Groningen and dates back to the eleventh century, a monastery, a hospital, a barracks and even a long time the studio of the famous Groninger Ploeg painter Johan Dijkstra. The RONO sat regional broadcasting for decades in the property. A film about the history of a unique building.
Martinikerkhof 23
Episode 34
Wed 20 May 2015 - 17.00
A portrait of the 97-year-old visual artist Abe Kuipers. He recently donated to the Groninger Museum part of his collection of paintings. Kuipers talks about his career, his graphic background, and the city of Groningen.
Abe Kuipers
Episode 33
Wed 13 May 2015 - 17.00
Art in public space. The province of Drenthe combines beautiful scenery with setting high artistic images. Why does the province do that? It makes sense to beautify public structures such as bridges, overpasses and roads through the eyes of an artist.
Statue of Drenthe
Episode 32
Wed 6 May 2015 - 17.00
On May 1, the Netherlands celebrates Labor Day. Documentary is about political career and personal life of communist Fré Meis (1921-1992). Meis was not only elected to parliament for the Communist Party of the Netherlands, but above all an eventful strike leader, trade union leader and champion of the labor movement.
Words of Concrete
Episode 31
Wed 29 Apr 2015 - 17.00
A group of poets from the North made in the eighties with their slam poetry (inter) national impression. Poets from Epibreren consisted of Bart FM Droog, Jan Klug and Tjitske Hofman.
Lightning and Concrete decay
Episode 30
Wed 22 Apr 2015 - 17.00
A portrait of the 80-year Kees van der Hoef, driver of many cultural events in the sixties, seventies and eighties of the last century.
Kees van der Hoef
Episode 29
Wed 15 Apr 2015 - 17.00
Following the national debate on our natural gas, subsidence and earthquakes a film about the gas in town and country. From town gas to natural gas. The documentary is a beautiful period piece and a welcome addition to the current debate around the gas issue.
Gas under the Martini
Episode 28
Wed 1 Apr 2015 - 17.00
A portrait of the writer / poet Gerrit Krol. He looks back on his childhood, his career with Shell and the Nam and his literary merits, his relationship with women and his deep love for the North.
The son of the living city
Episode 27
Wed 25 Mar 2015 - 17.00
In case of the States Elections a portrait of Harm Hindrik Meijer, founder of the first political party Groningen, “de Groninger Bond”. The film focuses on his importance to the province of Groningen and the North.
Harm Hindrik Meijer and the north
Episode 26
Wed 18 Mar 2015 - 17.00
An investigation into a remarkable enclave in the northern Netherlands. Veenhuizers and former guards tell writer Mariet Meester about working and living in this closed prison community. During the interviews, remarkable things come forward.
The Prison Village Veenhuizen
Episode 25
Wed 11 Mar 2015 - 17.00
Based on three academy students of the Prins Claus Conservatorium is a touching portrait sketched on the way to the concert stage. Struggle, passion, loneliness and glory alternate in the history of the music students. The makers followed first year, second year and third year students.
It's never quite
Episode 24
Wed 4 Mar 2015 - 17.00
A portrait of the Frisian politician, trade unionist and 'red' reverend AS Talma, the founder of the social insurance system in the 20th century. Prior to Willem Drees, he came with his retirement, the Frisian vicar had a ready-made model for supporting the elderly.
A.S Talma
Episode 23
Wed 25 Feb 2015 - 17.00
Based on the art historian Henk van Os, former director of the Rijksmuseum and art history professor at the RUG of Groningen, the story is told about his contemporaries. These are artists in Groningen in the sixties and seventies, a time of Provo, actions and acclaimed exhibitions.
Young in Groningen
Episode 22
Wed 18 Feb 2015 - 17.00
A documentary about the history of Chile saltpetre. From the beginning of the 20th century, ships came in to the port of Delfzijl with Chile nitrate, a fertilizer from Chile. That caused prosperity among northern farmers, but rebellion and exploitation under Chilean miners.
White Gold
Episode 21
Wed 11 Feb 2015 - 17.00
The Groningen builder Eppo Rynko Ottes (1941) built during his lifetime more than 70 organs for churches at home and abroad. The documentary explains not only secure the transfer of the organ at the church, but also the growing doubt in the (spiritual) life of the northern builder.
The Tour of an Organ builder
Episode 20
Wed 4 Feb 2015 - 17.00
Colors of Silence: portrait of the artist Martin Tissing (1936) is inspired storyteller. Tissing worked at the Academy Minerva in Groningen.
Colors of Silence
Episode 19
Wed 28 Jan 2015 - 17.00
The Wirdumerdraaischool is a small primary school in Wirdum , amid a shrinking region. A documentary about building schools , pupils shrink and education in the northern Netherlands.
Stories from the schools of the North country
Episode 18
Wed 21 Jan 2015 - 17.00
Manuputty is telling in this film about his life and work, his painting and drawing course in Amsterdam and in Basel and his style of painting.
Experiences of a white bird
Episode 17
Wed 14 Jan 2015 - 17.00
The documentary "The five kisses" is about sculptor Natasja Bennink. She worked on the series of ' The five kisses Appingedam' , five bronze statues of kissing couples from Appingedam. A unique project that kissing 'Damsters' are searched, set with a beautiful love story that symbolize five generations of people.
The five kisses
Episode 16
Wed 7 Jan 2015 - 17.00
Timbertown Groningen - The English Camp (1914-1918) is a book/DVD-project author Menno Wielinga and director Leo van Maaren about the fate of 1,500 British soldiers who were interned in a camp in wooden barracks during the four years of the First World War Groningen.
The Timbertown Follies
Episode 15
Wed 24 Dec 2014 - 17.00
A portrait of the artist Marten Klompien, the Breitner of the North.
Groningen of Klompien
Episode 13
Wed 17 Dec 2014 - 17.00
About the beauty of the Groninger Hoogeland and earthquakes.
Onbewogen Land
Episode 12
Wed 10 Dec 2014 - 17.00
In the woods of Drenthe lives Schipborg artist: Alfred Hafkenscheid.
Episode 11
Wed 3 Dec 2014 - 17.00
The road between Coevorden - Emmen and Groningen is decorated with artwork designed by Dutch and foreign artists.
N34: the Kunstroute
Episode 10
Wed 26 Nov 2014 - 18.00
Cities exist because of extensive flows that generate them daily to life : people and knowledge, but also water, food, energy, transport and waste.
Let's Gro, tinkering on town and country.
Episode 14
Wed 19 Nov 2014 - 19.00
A portrait of two prominent northern architects Gunnar Daan and Cor Kalfsbeek, the landscape set in their architecture centrally.
In context
Episode 9
Wed 19 Nov 2014 - 18.00
A portrait about the northern figurative artists united in the Fuji Art Association.
Ancient Heroes & Young Masters; figurative artists from the North.
Episode 8
Wed 12 Nov 2014 - 18.00
The documentary The Print Room of Koos van Weringh sketch a portrait of Professor Emeritus, criminologist, correspondent and collector Koos van Weringh.
Het prentenkabinet
Episode 7
Wed 5 Nov 2014 - 18.00
Portrait of the famous poet Vasalis (pseudonym of M. Drooglever Fortuyn Fortuyn-Leenmans).
Episode 6
Wed 29 Oct 2014 - 18.00
The life story of the famous jazz pianist from Groningen.
Roelof Stalknecht (1926-1995)
Episode 5
Wed 22 Oct 2014 - 18.00
Conversations with the poet who died in July 2012. About his work as a psychiatrist (Prof. Dr. R..H. Van den Hoofdakker) is discussed.
Episode 4
Wed 15 Oct 2014 - 18.00
The artist is known for his bronze sculptures and paintings.
Jan Steen, image builder
Episode 3
Wed 8 Oct 2014 - 18.00
Jenne Meinema (Groningen, May 18, 1931) is a respected musician, but acts in jazz circles, little in the foreground. He does not move in multiple genres, and has chosen to only work in the Groningen region.
Episode 2
Wed 1 Oct 2014 - 18.00
The art along the route Lemmer- Delfzijl consists of twelve works, designed by poets and artists.
Word flow
Episode 1
Wed 24 Sep 2014 - 18.00