HEIMAT | HOMELAND | 2016 | 14’

Right-wing populism is spreading through Western Europe like wildfire. It is most popular in quiet, white neighbourhoods where people are shielded from different cultures and lifestyles.
In this unscripted documentary, Sam Peeters portrays an ironic caricature of life in the Flemish suburbs, which reflects the current European zeitgeist.


Festival Selections:

Telluride Film Festival
San Sebastian International Film Festival
BFI London Film Festival
AFI Docs
Leeds International Film Festival
Film Fest Gent
Filmer a Tout Prix
Sleepwalkers, POFF Tallinn
European Media Art Festival
Paris Courts Devant
Denver Film Festival
FIFF Namur
Brussels Short Film Festival
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
La Guarimba
Festival Tous Courts d'Aix-en-Provence
Skepto International Film Festival
Pori Film Festival
FEST - New Directors New Films Festival
ARGOS school's out for summer
Mallorca International Film Festival
Interfilm Berlin
International Bosphorus Film Festival
Budapest International Documentary Festival
FIPA - Festival De La Creation Audiovisuelle Internationale
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
Dublin International Film Festival
Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival
Glasgow Short Film Festival
Tartu World Film Festival
Athens International Film and Video Festival
Independent Days I Filmfest
Flatpack Film Festival
Chalon Tout Court
Docfest Maastricht
Filmfest Dresden
Kayseri International Film Festival
Cheap Cuts Documentary Film Festival
Chicago Underground Film Festival
Festival RĂ©sistances
Mostra Audiovisual de Cambuquira
VIS Vienna Shorts
New Orleans Film Festival



Prix Michel Mitrani, FIPA - Festival De La Creation Audiovisuelle Internationale

Best Short Documentary - Miradasdoc

Best Documentary - Aesthetica Short Film Festival

Silver Lynx for best documentary short film, FEST - New Directors New Films

Special Jury Award, International Documentary Film Competition - Kayseri Film Festivali


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