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Mirjam Devriendt, Alain Platel

Why We Fight?

4.42/5
Artists on Film 98' - 2021 - Documentary - Dialogue: Dutch, French, English - Format: DCP
Director: Mirjam Devriendt, Alain Platel Composer: Steven Prengels With: Bérengère Bodin, Samir M'Kirech, TK Russell
Why We Fight? is a cinematographic film that tries to understand the violence around us, but also within ourselves, in order to better cope with the world today.
Wed 13 Oct
14:00
Kinepolis 6
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Thu 14 Oct
20:00
Vooruit-Theaterzaal
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Special guests
Sun 17 Oct
18:00
Studio Skoop 2
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Special guests
Thu 21 Oct
13:30
Studio Skoop 1
Subtitles: Dutch - French
Special guests
Why We Fight? is directed by one of Belgium’s most famous choreographers Alain Platel, together with the photographer Myriam Devriendt. Through the vision of 3 dancers, and linking the body to the mind, the film tries to understand violence outside in the world but also inside ourselves. Using various types of imagery and visual metaphors, the film analyses social change, the lack of emotional processing and the power of humanity, which always seems to balance between creating something spectacularly beautiful and something horribly cruel.
Through the vision of three dancers, and linking the body to the mind, the film tries to understand violence outside in the world but also inside ourselves. Using various types of imagery and metaphors, the film analyses social change, the lack of emotional processing and the power of humanity.

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Credits

Director

Mirjam Devriendt, Alain Platel

Composer

Steven Prengels

With

Bérengère Bodin, Samir M'Kirech, TK Russell

Scenario

Alain Platel, Mirjam Devriendt

Director of Photography

Mirjam Devriendt

Editor

Dieter Diependaele

Producer

Emmy Oost, Magalie Dierick

Production studios

Cassette for Timescapes

More information

Dialogue

Dutch, French, English

Subtitles

Dutch - French

Countries of production

Belgium, Germany

Year

2021

Technical Specs

Format
DCP

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