Edition 20: 6-14 August, 2021

Balkan Dox

Holgut

Belgium
2021 — 75 min / Colour

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Synopsis

The Siberian permafrost is melting. Ancient bones rise up from the ground and wild animals seem to have disappeared. Three Yakutians venture into the vast wilderness on different quests. Villager Roman and city boy Kyym hunt for a rare reindeer while not so far away, scientist Semyon scourges the permafrost for a viable cell of the mammoth, which he needs to clone the extinct animal.

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Directors' Biography

Liesbeth De Ceulaer is a Belgian independent filmmaker based in Brussels, whose films explore the tense and complex relationship between man and his environment. These cinematic explorations lead to captivating worlds, in which documentary and fiction are in continuous exchange.

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Director

Liesbeth De Ceulaer

Producer

Tomas Leyers

Erik Lambert

Cinematography

Jonathan Wannyn

Editing

Guillaume Graux

Screenings & Awards

CPH:DOX, Denmark, 2021
NEXT:WAVE Award - Honorable Mention

Visions du Réel, Switzerland, 2021

DOCVILLE IDFF, Belgium, 2021