Benjamin Deboosere

Benjamin Deboosere (°1984, Brussels) focusses in their work on socio-political stories told in a naïve form. Their work as a director and/or writer has screened at various international film festivals as Tallinn Black Nights (BNFF), Rotterdam (IFFR), Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Message to man, Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Africadoc Bénin, Mecal Pro Barcelona, Brussels Art Film Festival, Achtung Berlin among others. Their first fiction short Of Not Such Great Importance won the Kryzstof Szot Award at the Lublin Film Festival 2019 (PL), the Jury and Audience Award at Ongezien Kort 2020 (BE) & Best Short Film Award at Working Title Film Festival 2020 (IT).

Benjamin is now in post-production of their debut feature, the anti-adventure film: ‘The life and strange surprising adventures of Robnsion Crsuoe who lived for twenty and eight years all alone on an inhabited island and said it was his’.