Flanders Image

The Hollywood Reporter – “An extraordinary documentary.”
Examiner.com – “A dreaminess washing over the viewer.”
Scenecreek – “A striking meditation on finding resilience”
INDIEWire - ”Incredibly beautiful.”

A poetic portrayal of Congo in transition, seen through the eyes of public sector workers in a railway station, post office and the only fire station in the metropolis Kinshasa, DR Congo. Feature documentary (72'/52')

Festival selections:
TRT Documentary Awards - WINNER 2nd Best International Documentary
Docs Against Gravity (PL) - WINNER Magic Hour Award
East End Film Festival (UK)
DocPoint Helsinki - WINNER From You to YLE Audience vote
HOTDOCS Toronto North-American premiere in World Showcase
Freiburger Film Forum
DOKFest Munich - DOK Horizonte Competition / Shortlisted Audience Award
Docville Leuven/Belgium)
Afrika Film festival (BE)
Festival De Lasalle (International Festival Documentaire en Cévennes)
IDFA - Official Selection
DOK Leipzig Young Cinema Competition 2014 – World Premiere


Director, Writer, Director of photography: Kristof Bilsen, Editor: Eduardo Serrano, Sound recordist: Xan Marquez Canéda, Sound designer and mixer: Yves De Mey, composer & music Supervisor: Jon Wygens, co-producers: Marion Hänsel, Mike Lerner, Kristof Bilsen, Executive producers: Mark Daems & Bram Crols A co-production with Man’s films productions, Roast Beef Productions & Limerick films in co-production with RTBF - Unité de programmes documentaires. With the support of CINEREACH(NY) and CBA/Worldview , EU MEDIA, Pascal Decroos Fund (Belgium) and Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF). With cooperation of the NFTS.
International Sales: CAT&DOCs - catndocs.com

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Flanders Image

Flanders Image

Flanders Image was launched with the specific aim to promote the distribution of films made in Flanders and Brussels (Belgium) throughout the world. Its main objective is to increase awareness of Flemish audiovisual creations abroad.

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