Documentary about people with intellectual disabilities wins award at Docville

The best international documentary is about an indian tribe in the rainforest.

An image from the documentary, See me do, winner of the award for best Belgian documentary at Docville 2018 © /

See me do of Klara Van Es has the SABAMprijs of the jury for the Best Belgian Documentary won at the Leuven film festival Docville. That was announced Thursday during the closing day of the festival.

To See me do followed Of Es six residents of Monnikenheide, an organization of help and shelter people with an intellectual disability. Jef Neve wrote the soundtrack for the film, which, incidentally, is in black-and-white was shot. A heat and sincere film, the jury said.

Read the judgment of our filmredactie about See me do here.

Still at Docville won the Brazilian film Piripkura of Renata Terra, Bruno Jorge and Mariana Olivia the prize of the jury in the International Competition. The three tells the story of an indian tribe in Brazil, which is a part of the rainforest inhabit that his protection is about to lose. The film was purchased by Canvas.

Hogir Hirori won the Jury prize in the Know & Conscience Competition with The Deminer, about the Kurdish colonel Fakhir on a military mission goes to Mosul with only a pair of pliers and a knife in the attack.

The winner of the audience award is Friday published.

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