‘Are You Series: Soil (Grond)’

11 Dec.'21
- 19:00

TV series - BE, 2021, 8x45' (Ep 1&2)
OV: Dutch, French, Arabic // ST: French
Free event

Anyone who, as a Muslim, kicks the bucket in Belgium, saddles their next of kin with a dilemma: ‘Do we bury them here or in the country of origin?’ Ishmael, who inherits his father’s repatriation business, finds a solution: what if we bring soil from Morocco to bury our dead in it? 

After their acclaimed first feature film Black and their Hollywood debut with Bad Boys for Life Belgian directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are back in Brussels with their series Grond ('Soil'). The series combines drama and humor with all the sensitivity and tenderness needed to deal with the delicate subject of expatriate Muslims’ funerals.


Belgium 2021 (8x45')
Written by Zouzou Ben Chikha, Wannes Cappelle, Dries Heyneman
Directed by Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah, Mathieu Mortelmans
Cast: Yassine Ouaich, Ward Kerremans, Ahlaam Teghadouini, Saïd Boumazoughe, Ben Hamidou, Charlotte De Bruyne, Barbara Sarafian, Reinhilde Decleir, Dries Heyneman, Emilie De Roo.
Music by Faisal & Young Yello
Production: Jan De Clercq (Lunanime)
Broadcaster: VIER (SBS Belgium), Be TV


8 → 12

ARE YOU SERIES? #8 - TV Series Festival

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Hall M

Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 BRUSSELS


  • French Dutch Arabic
  • Subtitles: French



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