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Ischa Clissen



Ischa Clissen is a Belgian filmmaker who graduated at the documentary faculty RITCS School of Arts in Brussels. His work primarily focuses on the creation of documentaries. These documentaries intend to be innovative given the specific emphasis on the visual and substantive aspects. Ischa Clissen is secondarily active in the production of documentaries for Belgium television.

Cargo (14’, BE 2014)
Mainland (18’, BE 2015)



Mainland (Orig.) / 2015 / Belgium / 18 min

Mainland tells the story of twelve-year-old Colin Macleod, who sees the world around him change fast as he realizes that the isolated island he calls home, is getting too small to chase his dreams...





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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