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The Miracle of Almería

Directed by Moon Blaisse, foreseen 2023

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Essayist documentary series, Belgium

The Miracle of Almería


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.


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), Casa Kafka Pictures, Casa Kafka Pictures Movie Tax Shelter empowered by Belfius, The Tax Shelter of the Belgian federal government, VRT, Belgian Development Cooperation, Eurimages, Swiss Federal Office of Culture, Netherlands Film Fund, Berner Filmförderung, Creative Europe MEDIA of the European Union, SRF, Doha Film Institute, Mediafonds - LEF stipend, Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, Kunsten & Erfgoed, The Pascal Decroos Fund


DAE Encouragement Award at Visions du Réel (CH) 2020


Docs in Thessaloniki 2017 (GR)


DOK Leipzig Co-Production Market 2017 (DE)

Medimed 2018 (ES)

Venice Gap-Financing Market 2019 (IT)