Thierry Michel

Children of Rio
(GOSSES DE RIO)

Thierry Michel
Belgium 1990 | 48 Min. | 16 mm, OmeU
Q&A with:
Thierry Michel
Luis Carlos, also called “The Rat”, and Luciano de Souca, “The Chi­na­man”, are gang mem­bers who were aban­doned as chil­dren onto the streets of Rio. These two Car­i­o­cas teenagers have … read more

Iran, Veiled Appearances
(IRAN, SOUS LE VOILE DES APPARENCES )

Thierry Michel
Belgium 2002 | 94 Min. | 35 mm, OmeU
Q&A with:
Thierry Michel
Teheran, Decem­ber 1998. The burial of the mur­dered oppo­si­tion poet, Mohammed Mokhtari, one of the key fig­ures in the fight against the sup­pres­sion of free speech in Iran, begins the … read more

Zaire, the Cycle of the Serpent
(ZAÏRE, LE CYCLE DU SERPENT)

Thierry Michel
Belgium 1992 | 85 Min. | 16 mm, OmeU
Q&A with:
Thierry Michel
This is Zaire, after 30 years of inde­pen­dence and 25 years of Mobutu’s rule. What does the future hold in store for this coun­try? Thier­ry Michel filmed the cap­i­tal Kin­shasa … read more