Hannes Verhoustraete

Hannes Verhoustraete (Belgium, 1986) is a filmmaker, teacher and researcher at KASK / School of Arts Ghent. He is a writer and editor for Sabzian. Un pays plus beau qu’avant (2019) is his debut.

A poetic essay film on the colonial gaze and the magic lantern. This early type of image projector was used in Belgian colonial propaganda, showcasing the good works of the Church, State and industry

Thirty years ago, Jeancy came to Brussels from Kinshasa. His financial concerns are permeated by the political struggle in the Congolese diaspora. A continuous negotiation of urgencies.

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