Signed, Theo Schoon 2021

Directed by Luit Bieringa

Art historian and filmmaker Luit Bieringa (Ans Westra: Private Journeys/Public Signposts, The Man in the Hat) re-examines the life and career of Dutch immigrant artist Theo Schoon.

100 minutes DCP



Jan Bieringa


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In the context of New Zealand’s culture in the second half of the 20th century, Schoon rocked our world with his outsider's gaze.

For all the debate that has surrounded his legacy, in this film portrait, the complex artist is allowed to speak for himself through archive radio, tv and national film unit sources.