Bergarde’s Mystery Guest

A Film by Dionne van den Berg, Pooja Tripathi


Pablo is a young fellow who lives in a beautiful art gallery in Heerjansdam, The Netherlands. Every night when the visitors and curators leave the gallery, he comes out to ponder the meaning of each work of art. His curiosity leads him to think of new questions, always inspired by each and every art work. Just when he thinks he’s made his rounds for the night, he hears a sound he had never heard before. Then he discovers a kindred spirit: the gallery spirit Sonya. Pablo simply cannot believe his eyes, he’s met his equal. As the night continues Sonya shows Pablo how to truly experience the art. However, as soon as the romance has come to fruition, Sonya needs to leave the gallery. Leaving Pablo with a new perspective on his life in the gallery.


  • Picture of Dionne van den Berg, Pooja Tripathi © Fountain Avenue Productions

    Dionne van den Berg, Pooja Tripathi

    Dionne & Pooja are a filmmaker duo based in NYC. Dionne van den berg is a Dutch/Surinamese filmmaker and actress. She grew up in the Netherlands where she studied IBA at the VU University Amsterdam. Having held a passion for performance, she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC. Upon graduating, she moved to LA, and discovered a sore lack of strong female roles in the industry. Thus, she founded Fountain Avenue Productions. Pooja Tripathi grew up in Pittsburgh & NYC, and studied BA & violin performance at Carnegie Mellon University. Having begun her career in the fashion world holding positions in buying and digital marketing at top brands, Pooja entered the world of film production as a producer of video content covering exclusive fashion events in NYC.

Awards + Festivals

    3rd NEW RENAISSANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, Netherlands) March 2, 2019
  • 2nd BRISTOL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bristol, United Kingdom)July 27, 2019
  • 6th FICLAPAZ - LA PAZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, La Paz, Bolivia)September 5, 2019
  • 8th WASTELAND FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Outside of California City, CA, USA)September 26, 2019
  • THE HAGUE GLOBAL CINEMA FESTIVAL 2019 (Official Selection, Den Haag, The Netherlands)November 16, 2019
  • 12th AMARCORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rimini, Italy)November 19, 2019
  • 4th BELGAUM INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Belgaum, India)December 21, 2019
  • 5th CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 29, 2019
  • 1st ALWAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rajasthan, India)January 4, 2020
  • 2nd LE PRINCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Caracas, Venezuela)January 28, 2020


Dionne van den Berg, Pooja Tripathi
Dionne van den Berg, Pooja Tripathi
Dionne van den Berg, Pooja Tripathi
Director of Photography
Eveline Haverlag
Dionne van den Berg
Myrthe van de Wetering


August de Leeuw
Dionne van den Berg


Running Time
04:31 min
Shooting Format
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
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10961 Berlin, Germany

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Dionne van den Berg

Pooja Tripathi