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The Miracle of Almería

Directed by Moon Blaisse, foreseen 2021

Main Info

Essayist documentary series, Belgium

The Miracle of Almería

Synopsis

In The Miracle of Almeria, the farmers and migrant workers start a dialogue in order to understand how, over 50 years, Almerìa grew from an empty desert to a white, plastic kingdom and thereon to an exhausted wasteland.

Credits

Director Moon Blaisse

Written by Moon Blaisse & Thomas Bellinck

Producer Emmy Oost

Co-producer Katja Draaijer - BALDR Film

Co-producers David Fonjallaz & Louis Mataré - Lomotion (CH)

With the support of Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Belgian Development Cooperation, Eurimages, Swiss federal Office of Culture, Netherlands Film Fund, Bern Film Fund, Creative Europe MEDIA, Mediafonds LEF, Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, Kunsten & Erfgoed, Pascal Decroos Fund, Belgian Tax Shelter, VRT, Swiss Television

Awards

DAE Encouragement Award at Visions du Réel (CH) 2020

Selections

Docs in Thessaloniki 2017 (GR)

CPH:FORUM 2017 (DK)

DOK Leipzig Co-Production Market 2017 (DE)

Medimed 2018 (ES)

Venice Gap-Financing Market 2019 (IT)