Films byTexts by Ruben Desiere

Ruben Desiere (1990) is a Belgian filmmaker, cameraman and producer. In 2013, he co-founded Sabzian. In 2014 he graduated from KASK School of Arts with the film Kosmos. In the same year he co-founded the Brussels based production company Accattone films with Rasmus Van Heddeghem. In 2018, his film La fleurière had its international premiere in the Bright Future Competition at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. He is co-founder of the Belgian independent film distributor Avila. 

Ruben Desiere, 2014, 61’

“It will be difficult to continue this story of mine. I don’t even know if it is a story. It is difficult to call this a story, this constant... clustering and falling apart... of elements...”

Ruben Desiere, 2017, 78’

In the back room of a flower shop, Tomi, Rasto and Mižu are digging a tunnel in order to break into the safe of the National Bank. After heavy rainfall, the underground maze gets submerged by water and they are forced to stop working.


Ruben Desiere, 2022, 74’

Under the tutelage of commander Walter Van Dyck, young recruits of the Belgian Armed Forces receive their basic military training. By means of role-play, an image of their future as professional soldiers steadily appears.