“The essence of cinema is editing. It’s the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy.” -Francis Ford Coppola
RAIN ANYWAY / Post-production
Born as a human magnet, Lucien has a simple but harsh life. He secretly dreams of a life as an artist but his father doesn’t allow him to show off his magic talent. On the run and away from home, he meets a small traveling circus. There he grows up to be an artist and a man as he falls deeply in love with Gervaise, the daughter of the circus director. But when the old life calls him back, he returns home disappointed to notice that nothing is as before. He loses his talent and his taste for life. He no longer fits this world, as the world no longer fits him.
written and directed by Gust Van den Berghe
produced by Minds Meet
THE LAST FRONT / Pre-production
In the war-struck country of Belgium, one man puts up a last fight.
written and directed by Julien Kerknawi
THE SKY WAS PINK / Post-production
Yana, a young woman from Brussels, works in the porn industry but realizes more and more that she does not belong there.
written and directed by Jules Comes
produced by Quetzalcoatl
THE ASTRONAUT / Post-production
An “astronaut” refers to an emigre from Hong Kong who maintains business ties to his homeland. Rong is an astronaut living in Belgium, his girlfriend Lisa still lives in China. Set against the backdrop of the university riots in Hong Kong, The Astronaut shows a long distance relationship being put to the test.
written and directed by Lai Kin Chang
produced by Menuetto
DE PEPERCLIP / Post-production
De Peperklip is a feel-good family documentary in which we enter the world of a young teenager who lives at the Peperklip; a residential block in a neighborhood in Rotterdam South.
written and directed by Shamira Raphaëla
produced by Tangerine Tree
THE SHAQ / Post-production
The Shaq tells the story of personal trainer Shaq, who is asked by his accountant and business partner Marnix to help him with a “problem”. When that “problem” turns out to be a dead body in the garden, Shaq wants to get away from the suspected crime scene as soon as possible.
written and directed by Anthony Nti & Inès Eshun
produced by Caviar for VRT
DEJA-VU / Post-production
We follow Florence Fierens, a busy career woman and radio host. With her own morning show on the radio, she reaches a national audience and is committed to women’s rights and against domestic violence. However, her seemingly carefree life is turned upside down, when her 15-year-old daughter Louise unexpectedly steps out of life.
directed by Raf Reyntjens
produced by Fobic Film for Streamz Original
SINTERKLAAS EN KONING KABBERDAS / Pre-production
We get to know Riko Rotkuif. Riko used to be bullied and now wants to bully all children back by forging Sinterklaas’ book. Disguised as King Kabberdas, he infiltrates the castle of Saint Nicholas. A new Saint Nicholas adventure.
directed by Stijn Coninx
produced by Sylvester Productions
ZEPPOS, HET MERCATORSPOOR / Pre-production
A great adventure of Captain Zeppos.
directed by Douglas Boswell
produced by Eyeworks Film