Beginning with the personal experiences of three dancers - Bérengrère Bodin, Samir M'Kirech and TK Russell - Why We Fight? sets out to understand violence in the world, but also violence within ourselves. How do you deal with fear, frustration and disappointment in today's world, where you feel unheard or misunderstood? Is it at all possible to act in a non-violent way? Or is that privilege reserved for those who create dance, music, art or words? With their film, Alain Platel and Mirjam Devriendt pay tribute to the arts, but also to humanity, which always seems to balance between creating something spectacularly beautiful or horribly cruel.