VictoriaLiesbeth De Ceulaer, Sofie Benoot, Isabelle Tollenaere
In the Southern California desert lies a city that was never finished: California City was supposed to become as big as Los Angeles, but today it is unfinished and deserted. It is a place that reeks of failure. A place of shattered dreams, where people are stranded in search of a new and better life. It is home to Lashay, a young man who tries to avoid the disappointing, harsh reality by withdrawing completely into a fantasy world.
This film is part of...
DOCVILLE presents ten strong Belgian documentaries. Films that explore unknown territory - such as the oldest Belgian art gallery or a juvenile prison - as well as films that look beyond our borders. Films made by experienced directors as well as by young, new talent. The strongest production will win the Jury Prize for Best Belgian Documentary.
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with the three directors (in Dutch)
Directed by Liesbeth De Ceulaer, Sofie Benoot, Isabelle Tollenaere
2020 71 min.
Liesbeth De Ceulaer, Sofie Benoot, Isabelle Tollenaere