Olivier Jourdain


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Passionate about Visual Anthropology, Olivier Jourdain studied Filmmaking in London as well as Anthropology in Leuven (KUL), after receiving a Masters in Communication in Brussels, IHECS. His love for filmmaking and travelling has allowed him to discover various and interesting environments as an editor, director and cameraman.

He has been travelling to Sub-Saharan Africa for over 15 years. Those numerous travels have changed his views on this vast and diverse continent. From Mali to Madagascar, the Congo, Ivory Coast and Rwanda, He has had the opportunity to make numerous documentaries and institutional films. His main filmography: 1001 days (2010), Kinshasa Mboka te (2013), Ponaekhali (2009) and his latest movie Sacred Water (2016).


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