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WHY WE FIGHT selected for Venice Gap-Financing Market. More info.

Why we fight?

Directed by Mirjam Devriendt, foreseen 2021

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Creative documentary, Belgium

Why we fight?


"If we can’t find words anymore to express our deepest, biggest and ugliest feelings, the body takes it over.”

WHY WE FIGHT? is a cinematographic essay film that tries to understand the violence around us, but also within ourselves, in order to better cope with the world today.

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A film by Mirjam Devriendt

Image by Chris Van der Burght

Producer Emmy Oost

Co-producers Christian Beetz & Tuan Lam, Gebrueder Beetz (DE)& Onomatopee Films (BE)

With the support of ZDF-arte, Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), VRT/Canvas, Creative Europe, Pascal Decroos Fund


Venice Gap-Financing Market (IT) September 2020

CPH:FORUM (DK) March 2020

IMZ Pitching Sessions at Avant Première (DE) February 2020