Biography

From the Flanders (i) magazine

The short & the beautiful

As a child, Leni Huyghe was fascinated by Christian ritual and the characters in the Bible, but without a religious upbringing she felt excluded from this world. Her short film, Matteus, which has been selected for the Cinéfondation competition at Cannes, turns this situation on its head.

Leni Huyghe (c) Helene LemonnierHuyghe is aware that this scenario could be seen as a comment on religious extremism, but this wasn't her intention. 'For me, it's not black or white. It's really grey, and I leave it open,' she says.


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Published on Thursday 10 May 2012

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