Bienvenue à Charleroi

Jelle Dijkstra Short documentary - 2014 - 18 min.

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The Walloon city of Charleroi is disintegrating. The bleak streets have been vacated and the men in the bars stare across their glasses of beer to the past rather than the future. What opportunities are still available here? Who wants to live here? Who is to blame for the decay? Sober observations of the city get a personal touch through short contemplations by young and old inhabitants who, despite often being negative, still seem attached to this working-class town in the south of Belgium.


Director(s) Jelle Dijkstra
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