09 20 Oct '24

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Jawad Rhalib
A brilliant performance by Lubna Azabal (which is a pleonasm!) is the foundation on which Amal rests. A remarkable Belgian film by the tireless Jawad Rhalib.
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Augure (Omen)

In Baloji's mesmerising feature-length debut we follow so-called 'devil children' who, banned from their social circles, engage in a fiery battle to throw off that hellish label.


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Camping du lac

Éléonore Saintagnan
Paris-born Brussels-based filmmaker Eléonore Saintagnan docks at a small campsite with a miraculously big story in Camping du lac. Beautifully documented, brightly fictionalised and awarded at the Locarno Film Festival.


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Bas Devos
With Here, Bas Devos' fourth feature, the filmmaker casts his patient and human gaze upon a Romanian construction worker strolling through Brussels and its nature. A surprising city symphony that pays tribute to the invisible, and to mosses.
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Fien Troch
Fien Troch opens the 50th anniversary edition of Film Fest Gent with an intriguing portrait of a 15-year-old girl who seems to have predicted a deadly school fire, and becomes a mourning community's medium for solace.


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She They Us

Seven people share their journey in a society that does not seem made for their bodies, work, well-being and love lives. Shining examples for a world that - on its way to a future of equality - is still too often failing to find the right answers.


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Mattias Bavré
Bavré's feature debut is a remarkable portrait of a talented teenager living between heartbreaking homesickness for her homeland Ukraine and the mixed feelings caused by her adolescence.

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