The Sound of Belgium

The Sound of Belgium
Directed by Jozef Deville
Produced by Steven Dhoedt
Gert van Berckelaer
Written by Jozef Deville
Pablo Eekman
Starring John Flanders (Narrator)
Cinematography Jozef Deville
Edited by Gert van Berckelaer
Distributed by Media+
Release dates
  • October 19, 2012 (2012-10-19)
Running time
85 minutes
Country Belgium
Language Flemish

The Sound of Belgium is a 2012 documentary film produced and directed by independent Belgian film crew Visualantics.[1]

This film premiered 19 October 2012 at Club Decadence in Ghent. The film is entirely spoken in Flemish and French, but English subtitles are shown.[2] The film was featured at the Cork International Film Festival on 8 November 2014 in Cork, Ireland and the IN-EDIT film festival in Greece on 22 February 2015.[3] It was nominated for Best Documentary Film at the 2013 Magritte Awards.[4]


In the 2010 documentary "The Sound of Belgium" a production of Visualantics. Produced by Steven Dhoedt and Gert van Berckelaer and written by Jozef Deville and Pablo Eekman, the movie explores the rich and untold story of Belgian electronic dance music. The movie takes a trip through time from the gand dance halls with Decap organs to the gold days of Popcorn. It covers cold Electronic Body Music and New Beat to Belgian House and Techno music. The film offers an alternative perspective while showcasing the country's unique popular music. Narrated by John Flanders, the film looks to understand the spirit of a nation, the historical driving force behind its dance movement, its music and the people who danced to it.[5]

See also


  1. "Inside the New Beat Documentary The Sound of Belgium". Electronic Beats. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  2. "Was raving born in Belgium?". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  3. "The Sound of Begium". Noordeljik Film Festival. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  4. "Magritte 2014, les nominations : Tango Libre domine, Au nom du fils décoiffe" (in French). Cinevox. January 9, 2014. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
  5. "The Sound of Begium". ARTE. Retrieved 2016-05-05.

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