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From the Flanders (i) magazine

Voice of the Future

The seed for Ouverture was planted when counter-tenor Serge Kakudji was asked to record the soundtrack for Futur simple, a short film about young people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 'As well as singing we let him dance and gave him a lot of freedom to express himself,' says filmmaker Ibbe Daniëls. The resulting images also found their way into the film. 'He intrigued us.'

Text Ian Mundell     Portrait Bart Dewaele

koen vidal ibbe daniëls © Bart Dewaele'That day was really important,' adds journalist Koen Vidal (next to Ibbe Daniëls on the right © Bart Dewaele), whose book was the inspiration for the short film. 'First of all it was a nice day, with a very good atmosphere. At the same time he had prepared some pieces about children and we heard him singing. And so we started to talk with him.'

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