DARK RIDER

Belgium, Netherlands 2020 – Director: Eva Küpper – Original language: English – Subtitles: English, None

Ben went completely blind in his mid-thirties. At the start of his fifties, he wants to fulfil his childhood dream: to take part in a motorcycle race across Lake Gairdner, a salt lake in the South East of Australia. Together with the former Grand Prix champion Kevin Magee, he hopes to set a new record.

We present the World Premiere of the film.

The subtitles are selectable in the audio settings of the video.

No youth rating

Writer: Eva Küpper. Camera: Carl Rottiers. Sound: Gerben Kokmeijer. Editing: Thijs van Nuffel. Music: Theo Sieben. Production: Serendipity Films. Producer: Ellen De Waele, Elisa Heene. Length: 91 min. International Sales: Serendipity Films

 

Eva Küpper

Eva Küpper graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK) in Ghent in 2009. Besides her film work, Eva is a lecturer at the Centre for Cinema and Media Studies at Ghent University and frequently teaches documentary master classes in Belgium and abroad.


Filmography

BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND MY DEEP BLUE SKIN, BE 2017, 52 min.
GARDENIA, BEFORE THE LAST CURTAIN FALLS, DE, BE 2014, 88 min.
KING AND QUEEN OF HEARTS, BE 2010, 52 min.
WHAT'S IN A NAME, BE 2010, 70 min.

 

DOK.international Main Competition

The films of the International Competition open doors to new worlds for us. They compete for the VIKTOR Main Competition, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The prize sponsors are Bayerischer Rundfunk and Story House Productions, a company of the Bavaria Film Group.

 

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