Oeil d'or for Best Documentary at Cannes Film Festival 2019, Special Jury Prize for International Documentary at Hot Docs Festival, Grand Jury Prize at SXSW Film Festival. Screening followed by a debate with Brigitte Herremans, Research Fellow at the Human Right Center (Ugent), author of "Israel in Palestine. De kaarten op tafel".
The assessments made by LGBTQI+ collectives and shelters are clear: current health measures only make sense in heteronormative homes. How then live with the double punishment of exclusion and social, family or professional discrimination when it is forbidden to find refuge and share on issues of gender identity in order to build and flourish within society?
The communication of health crisis management policies uses the pressure exerted on medical care units by the contaminations to justify the application of measures that lead to the exclusion of the most fragile parts of our society. On this May 1st, Workers' Day, it seems essential to us to shed light on and discuss the reality of the working conditions of these carers, which were catastrophic well before the pandemic, on the 30 years of policies that have precipitated them into these unbearable pressures, and finally on the endangerment of their lives and ours, since their mission of guaranteeing public health is thus more than compromised.
For decades, arthouse cinemas have fulfilled a mission of image education for young and old alike. This work has become particularly essential in a society where the digital moving image is the standard for advertising and ideological communication. Here is a session that we hope will allow children and their parents to take a moment to put their relationship with the screen into perspective through a film screening.