EN - Throughout the year, a world of food is lying on our plate. This documentary investigates the origin of food and the minefield of moral choices and dilemmas connected with it.

FR - Comment la nourriture peut changer le monde... Au fil des ans, l’industrie alimentaire nous ment sur ce qu’il y a dans nos assiettes. Ce documentaire enquête sur l’origine de la nourriture et sur le terrain miné des choix moraux et des dilemmes qui y sont liés.


Title Enjoy Your Meal!
Original title Smakelijk Eten!
Original language various languages (English, Dutch, Portugese, Tagalog, local languages)
Status Completed
Production Minority Flemish
Category Docs
Year 2011


Photography André Luis da Cunha, Adri Schrover
Editing Mario Steenbergen
Sound Francisco Pereira da Sousa (Brazil), Wouter Veldhuis (Philippines, Kenia, Netherlands)
Music Johan Hoogewijs
Executive producer Walther Grotenhuis
Other producer:

Technical specs

Running time film 90' (+TV-version: 55')
Release format HDcam
Aspect ratio 1:1.66
Colour Colour


Supported by

Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), the Netherlands Film Fund, CoBO, FundNCDO, Oxfam Novib, VSBfund, ICCO, World Wildlife Fund Netherlands, the Belgian Development Cooperation – DGOS, Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade & Development Cooperation, Milieudefensie, Solidaridad, Mediafonds, Triodosbank

Production partners Wouter Snip - Kleine Beer Films


Festival selection:
Food Film Festival, Holland, 2011
Open Doek, Turnhout (B), 2011
Docaviv, Tel Aviv (Israël), 2011
Millenium Film Festival, Brussels (B), 2011
The Village Doc Fest, Milan (I), 2011
Make Dox, Skopje (Macedonia), 2011
Festroia, Setubal (P), 2011
Ourense International Film Festival, Ourense (E), 2011
Take One Action FF, Edinburgh/Glasgow (UK), 2011
Dutch Film Festival, Utrecht (NL), 2011


  • France: France Televisions (TV)
  • Spain: RTVE (TV)
  • Poland: Against Gravity (TV)

IDFA presents Flemish doc bonanza

A record-breaking haul of eleven documentaries and four docu projects from Flanders have been selected  for this year’s IDFA, the international Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam (16-27 November). Works from Jeremy De Ryckere and Kristof Bilsen, who recently graduated from RITS and NFTS (UK) respectively,  are shown in the Student Documentary competition. The other entries feature in the Reflecting Images: Panorama, Paradocs section and IDFA pitching Forum.

Still from Jeremy De Ryckere's The HeirBoth Jeremy De Ryckere’s The Heir and Kristof Bilsen’s White Elephant compete for the IDFA Award for Best Student Documentary, worth €2,500. The Heir tells the story of a father, Raf, and a son, Dominique, and their relationship to their passion: horse racing, a long family tradition. White Elephant is a documentary about the Central Post Office and its employees in Kinshasa, DR Congo. This grandiose relic of a colonial past has trapped its employees in a frozen timewarp from which they are planning their escape. Last year the Award for Best Student Documentary went to the Flemish doc What’s in a Name by Eva Küpper.

Published on Thursday 27 October 2011

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Writers Walther Grotenhuis

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