by TOM VAN AVERMAET
Soldier Nathan Rijckx ( Matthias Schoenaerts) died during World War I. A strange collector imprisoned his shadow and gave him a new chance: a second life against 10000 captured shadows. It is love that guides him, as his purpose is to meet Sarah again, the woman he fell in love with before he died. But when he discovers that she’s already in love with someone else, jealousy clouds his mind and pushes him towards a bitter decision, a decision not without consequences.
by DRIES ENGELS & BART VAN PEEL
The day before the Congo gained independence, the sabre of the Belgian king Baudouin was stolen by a young Congolese. Half a century later we embark on a quest for the thief and discover the deeper meaning of his acts.
by MANNO LANSSENS
Neel, 50 years old is terminally ill. According to her oncologist she only has one year to live. Neel is determined to spend the remaining time as well as possible and todie in the right frame of mind. For her, this means accepting her approaching death and closing her life in serenity. But at the same time she realizes her family will be left behind in distress. Epilogue combines heaviness with lightness with poetry, and evokes questions about the end of life in a unique way.The film shows us a process for which there are no guidelines.
by LOTTE STOOPS
Grande Hotel, Beira, Mozambique. In one of the grandest hotels in the world, born of and to luxury, today you enter at own risk. More than 2500 people live there without water or electricity. They have taken possession of the building and manipulated not only the stones but also the dreams. A journey through present and past of a city in a city; a story about colonial megalomania, revolutionary vanity and feeling at home.
In a street in Brussels, day laborers are looking for a job for one day. In small groups they wait for hours until a van picks them up. Immobile images from Google Streetview are mixed with the voices of the clandestine workers, questioning their current situation and their dreams for the future