Our coproduction THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED (director: Pieter-Jan De Pue) is on the list of 15 European documentaries recommended for a nomination for this year’s European Film Awards. On 10 December 2016, the 29th European Film Awards will be celebrated in Wroclaw/Poland, European Capital of Culture 2016
In this seamless blend of fictional and documentary form, we experience a stunning cinematic journey into the beauty of war-tormented Afghanistan. Shot over seven years on evocative 16mm footage, first-time director Pieter-Jan De Pue paints a whimsical yet haunting look at the condition of Afghanistan left for the next generation. The film has received the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Best Cinematography at Sundance Film Festival 2016.