World premiere Do Not Hesitate at Tribeca Film Festival 2021

Shariff Korver’s intense war-drama Do Not Hesitate has been selected for the International Narrative Competition at Tribeca Film Festival 2021. The festival will take place from 9-20 June in New York City, and will be the world premiere of the film.

Director, Shariff Korver, comments: “When I heard that we were selected for Tribeca, I was ecstatic! What an amazing place to show your film to an audience for the very first time. I’m counting the days until the start of the festival, and of course even more so for the premiere of my film.

Korver’s debut feature film INFILTRANT was selected for Toronto International Film Festival in 2014 and was subsequently selected for various international festivals, here among First Time Fest in New York, where he won the award for Best Film and Best Director.

The script is written by critically acclaimed screenwriter Jolein Laarman (KATIA’S SISTER, 2008; KAUWBOY, 2012) and cinematographer Nadim Carlsen, known for his work on the Cannes-winning feature BORDER (2018), is behind the camera.

Do Not Hesitate features an exciting cast of talented up-and-coming Dutch actors, including Joes Brauers, Spencer Bogaert, Tobias Kersloot and Omar Alwan.

Do Not Hesitate is produced by Lemming Film and co-produced by Konstantinos Kontovrakis & Giorgos Karnavas for Heretic and Marina Blok for NTR-public broadcaster with support from the Netherlands Film Fund, Netherlands Film Fund production incentive, CoBO fund, Greek Film Center, EKOME, in collaboration with September Film. With the support of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. International sales by TrustNordisk.

Expected local release in Fall 2021.

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