DOK.FEST @HOME SELECTION: GODS OF MOLENBEEK

Belgien, Deutschland, Finnland 2019 – Director: Reetta Huhtanen – Original language: Arabic, Finnish, French, Spanish – Subtitles: English

On our online platform for the artistic feature-length documentary film you will find a new film released every month. You can view the other selections here in the overview. The film in February 2024 is GODS OF MOLENBEEK.

 

Friends, Amine and Aatos, live in the same apartment block. Their world revolves around spiders, the search for god and, one day, terror, which changes everything in their district of Molenbeek. A contemporary childhood study that goes beyond clichés.

 

English/Original Title: AATOS JA AMINE. Writer: Reetta Huhtanen. Camera: Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen. Sound: Senjan Jansen. Editing: Jamin Benazzouz. Music: Tuomas Nikkinen, Cassis B. Staudt. Production: Zone2 Pictures Oy. Producer: Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen. Length: 73 min. International Sales: CAT&Docs. Distribution: Tondowski Films, Real Fiction.

 

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Reeta Huhtanen

Huhtanen graduated from the ELO Film School at Aalto University in Finland with a master's degree in documentary film. She also studied sociology and philosophy. She is currently preparing her dissertation. GODS OF MOLENBEEK is her debut film.

Filmography

GODS OF MOLENBEEK, FIN 2019, 73 min.
ECONOMIC FORECASTERS, FIN 2015, 23 min.
THE COFFEE BREAK, FIN 2009, 19 min.

 

Nominated for the VIKTOR Main Competition DOK.international 2019

Endowed with 10,000 euros. The award is sponsored by Bayerischer Rundfunk. Nominations are open to films that cover a broad spectrum of content and form and are distinguished by their high artistic quality.