Lost in the middle
Steven and Abdel, two young Belgians, leave for Syria. One as a journalist, the other as a fighter. Yet they have more in common than you might think.
SENNE DEHANDSCHUTTER (Brussels, BELGIUM, 1985). Graduated in 2007, obtaining an academic mastre degree and specialization in Film Directing at RITS. His graduation film "Fertilize" was selected in several film festivals. After that, he directed and co-produced several short films and television series such as the documentary series "Climbing Spielberg" (listed in the official selection of IDFA, Docville and Planete Doc Review). He also founded the talent agency In The Picture (www.inthepicture.tv) and the production company Earth In Motion (www.earthinmotion.eu). Recently, he produced and directed "Reis naar Marokko" and "Arabische Liefde", documentary series that were broadcasted on the Belgian TV-channel Canvas. At the moment, he is creating his first fictional feature film for a cinematographic audience, with support from the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF).