Le chantier des gosses (Jean Harlez, 1970)

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The Marolles is a playground for kids until one day workmen shake up the neighbourhood. The children declare war on them. A film about Brussels in the 1950s, in collaboration with the inhabitants.

Le chantier des gosses (Jean Harlez, 1970)

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Intimate and personal portrait of the Belgian film archive, CINEMATEK. The film talks of cinema and time in the form of a visual symphony in which a hundred films partake in a unique journey.

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With the last ship launched from the Boel shipyard in Temse, the construction of seagoing vessels in Belgium came to an end. This three-part documentary chronicles an industry and the social struggle of its workers.

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Avila makes films available online through video on demand and offers both contemporary and classic documentary and fiction films. The platform takes off with a selection of Belgian work.