Festival Belluard Bollwerk International


Renzo Martens


Episode III: Enjoy Poverty

In addition to the Gentrification Program of the Institute for Human Activities, the Belluard Festival is presenting the film Enjoy Poverty again. Armed with a camera, Renzo Martens undertook a journey through Congo. He examined Africa’s most lucrative manufacture of export: filmed poverty. As with gold or cacao, the locals barely get anything in return for this product. Therefore Martens launches a campaign deep in the jungle to teach the African people ‘to profit’ from their poverty.

  • in English & en français
Ancienne Gare - Nouveau Monde
  • Wed 4.7. 20:00
  • 10.- CHF

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By: Renzo Martens; editing: Jan De Coster; consultant editing: Eric Vanderborght, on-line studio Condor; sound: Raf Enckels; mix: Frederik van de Moortel; production: Renzo Martens, Menselijke Activiteiten, Peter Krüger, Inti Films.

  • With the support of: The Netherlands Film Fund, VAF, Nationale Commissie voor Internationale Betrekkingen en Duurzame Ontwik- keling, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Prins Bernard Cultuur Fonds, Vpro, Lichtpunt, Yle, TSR, ORF.

© Enjoy Poverty