Benjamin Deboosere

Benjamin Deboosere (°1984, Brussels) makes socio-political work with a playful approach. Their films have been shown at various international film festivals as International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Tallinn Black Nights (BNFF), Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Africadoc Bénin, Brussels Art Film Festival, Message to Man, 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).

Deboosere is now developing their second fiction feature ‘The Decapitation of Ousmane Sembene by the French Commission for Classification of Cinematography’.