from 12 y/o
The Netherlands, Curaçao

Papiamento, Dutch

Buladó tells the magical-realistic and heart-warming story of a small family living in the countryside of Curaçao. As the different mentalities of rational father Ouira and spiritual grandfather Weljo start to clash, 11-year-old Kenza is determined to find her own path into adult life.


Eché Janga

Dutch/Curaçaoan director Eché Janga graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy in 2010. After directing several award-winning short films which screened at festivals like Oberhausen Short Film Festival and Aspen Short Fest, he made his first feature film HELIUM in 2014. HELIUM was selected for the competition at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. These last few years, while Eché was developing his second feature film BULADÓ, he achieved a lot of success directing multiple television series and A-brand commercials all over Europe.