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Jorge Leon

Jorge León

Belgium

Biography

Jorge León studied film in Brussels (INSAS). His interests led him into the documentary field as director and director of photography. He’s been working as photographer and videomaker, with a.o. Éric Pauwels, Wim Vandekeybus, Thierry De Mey, Xavier Lukomski, Olga de Soto, Ana Torfs, Meg Stuart, ... His photographic works have been exhibited in Belgium and abroad and were published in different newspapers and magazines. At the kunstenfestivaldesarts 2010 in Brussels he created his first theatre production, Deserve, in collaboration with Simone Aughterlony.


Filmography:

De sable et de ciment, lettre à Elias (52´, Belgium, 2003)
Vous êtes ici (80´, Belgium, 2006)
Between two chairs (Belgium, 2007)
10 Min. (Belgium, 2009)
Vous êtes servis (67´, Belgium, 2010)
Before we go (2014)

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Before We Go

Before We Go (Orig.) / 2014 / Belgium / 82 min

Brussels, La Monnaie Opera House. Three people near the end of their lives meet with choreographers, actors and musicians. They take part in a unique experience which involves music, dance and silence...

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You Are Served

Vous êtes servis (Orig.) / 2009 / Belgium / 59 min

Yogyakarta, 2009. In a recruitment center, women undergo training to become maids. Ten of thousands of them leave each month for Asia and Middle East.

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Iraqi film Homeland winning the Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015

Iraqi film Homeland winning the Doc Alliance Selection Award 2015

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Despite the holiday season, we keep bringing you new documentaries that can travel with you anywhere you go. Each week, acquisitions manager Diana Tabakov selects them carefully for you, searching for them on the websites of festival catalogues and in dark video libraries. Learn more about her job!

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