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Jorge Leon

Jorge León

Belgium

Biography

Jorge León was born in 1967. He graduated from the Brussels Institut Natonal Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle (INSAS) and has been working as a photographer and film director. He was also active a dramatist and stage designer for various projects. As a photographer, he worked for Belgian and foreign artists and companies (Olga de Soto, Wim Vandekeybus and Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods). Léon’s photos have been exhibited at various locations across Belgium and abroad and were published in newspapers such as The Times and Libération. At the 1999 Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Léon created his installation Unfinished Stories. More recently he has been active primarily as a filmmaker.

Filmography:

De sable et de ciment, lettre à Elias (52´, Belgium, 2003)
Vous êtes ici (80´, Belgium, 2006)
Vous êtes servis (67´, Belgium, 2009)

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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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