The Patriarchy

Script, production, assistant director


The Patriarchy.

It’s a man’s, man’s world. Until a woman finds her voice.

In the short drama film The Patriarchy the ambitious businesswoman Anna faces rigid patriarchal views in her struggle for leadership of the family business in de 1970s.

The film is currently in production. De shooting is planned for the summer of 2022.

This film is being supported bij Rotterdams Vrouwenfonds.

Dutch title: Het Patriarchaat.



Cast and crew.

Johan Glaubitz – Theodorus Aardenburg
Loes Wouterson – Anna Aardenburg
Dan de Kok – Albert Jr. Aardenburg
Kai Vasmel – Pieter Aardenburg
Katja van der Does – Hendrikje Aardenburg
Annelies Kaan – Grietje van Stiphout
Elles van Velzen – Irene

Director and story: Elles van Velzen
Script: Dzenita Camo
Producer: Stichting Agie i.s.m. Filmbureau Waterwegen
Executive producers: Dzenita Camo, Lies Waterman en Michel Volwater

D.O.P.: Edwin Kentie
Gaffer: Alban Riphagen
Sound recordist and mixer: Kees van der Knaap
Editor and colorist: Fabio van Elswijk
1st A.D.: Anouk Briefjes

more to be announced