Mercedes Stalenhoef, Director
Mercedes Stalenhoef studied art history at the University of Leiden. The director and writer’s 2002 film I Just Take My Toys With Me was nominated for Best Documentary at the Dutch Academy Awards, and Stalenhoef’s I Never Want to be Famous won the Golden Calf Special Jury Prize at the 2006 Netherlands Film Festival. Her film Carmen Meets Borat premiered on European television in 2008 as When Borat Comes to Town. Stalenhoef has also created films for Amnesty International.