Belgium 2021 – Director: Liesbeth De Ceulaer – Original language: English, French, Russian, Yakutian – Subtitles: English

A boy is allowed to go out hunting for the first time with his big brother. A scientist attempts to complete his life’s work. In the vast Yakutian wilderness, their paths cross. Little by little, the melting permafrost lays bare its treasure: mammoths.

We present the German Premiere of the film.

No youth rating

Writer: Liesbeth De Ceulaer. Camera: Jonathan Wannyn. Sound: Gert Verboven. Editing: Guillaume Graux. Music: NA. Production: Minds Meet. Producer: Tomas Leyers. Length: 75 min. International Sales: Filmotor


Liesbeth De Ceulaer

After studying at the Brussels School of Art, De Ceulaer worked as a freelance filmmaker. Her work straddles the boundary between documentary and fiction and explores the complex interactions between people and their environment.


VICTORIA, B 2020, 71 min.
BEST ACT ON THE ISLE, B 2008, 32 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.


In cooperation with


#Nature in retreat #Balkans, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe

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