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Thierry Michel

Thierry Michel, the indefatigable globe trotter. Always anxious to find out about the wide world, the Belgian director has already explored, through documentary or fiction, Morocco and its people (Issue de secours 1987)), Brazilian favelas (Gosses de Rio (1990), the culture of Zaire (Grand format: Zaïre, le cycle du serpent (1992)), a Guinean... See full bio »

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Gosses de Rio Director
Hiver 60 Director


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  Empire of silence (Documentary) (announced)
 2021 L'école de la dernière chance (Documentary)
 2017 Children of Chance (Documentary)
 2010 Katanga, la guerre du cuivre (Documentary)
 2009 Katanga Business (Documentary)
 2002 Iran: Veiled Appearances (Documentary)
 1999 Mobutu, roi du Zaïre (Documentary)
 1996 Donka, X-Ray of an African Hospital (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Les mercredis de l'histoire (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1992 Grand format (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1990 Gosses de Rio
 1985 Hôtel particulier (Video documentary)
 1983 Hiver 60
 1974 Portrait of a Self-Portrait (Documentary)
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Studied at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion where he is now a professor. Worked in Belgian television news as a documentary director.

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