Second Cinéssential screening+ debate 27/4/22


After a very successful launch event, Cinéssential is pleased to announce its second screening in the 2022 “Violence, Civil War & Ethnic Struggle” film and debate series: the phenomenal film LES MISÉRABLES (2019).

The event will take place on Wednesday 27 April 2022, from 19.00-22.00, in the Filmzaal Plateau. Please register, for free, []here!

In LES MISÉRABLES, Stéphane has recently joined the Anti-Crime squad in Montfermeil, a sensitive district of the Paris projects. Paired up with Chris and Gwada, whose methods are sometimes unorthodox, he rapidly discovers the tensions between the various neighbourhood groups. When the trio finds themselves overrun during an arrest, a drone begins filming every move they make. The film is based on a real-life occurrence of police violence which was observed and filmed by director Ladj Ly.

The film will be expertly introduced by Dr. Eduard Cuelenaere (CIMS – expert on European (popular) cinema and the relation between film and national identity), and followed by a short panel debate including three excellent speakers:


We hope to welcome many of you there!

With warm regards,

The Cinéssential Team
Daniel Biltereyst, Luca Ferro, Hielke Van Doorslaer