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Director Nicolas Daenens and author An De Gruyter spent a few months in De Nieuwe Stad, a social island in Ostend, in partnership with kleinVerhaal and Samenlevingsopbouw (Community-building) WestFlanders. Together with the residents, they created a short film, which highlights the unique character and force of their neighbourhood. Discussion with Michiel De Baets (kleinVerhaal) and others.

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