14-18, A Belgian History

Michel Mees
Durée 3 x 90 min
Écrit par Michel Mees & Marianne Sluszny

On the 4th of August 1914 the German army invaded Belgium in contempt of international treaties. Will follow a series of terrible events in the heart of Belgium : civilians massacres, massive exodus to France, the Netherlands and England, misery and famine against which other Great Nation organizes the largest humanitarian operation ever seen.

This series of three 90-minute episodes each tells the daily life of Belgian: civilians in occupied Belgium, the Belgian who had to flee abroad and the Belgian soldiers who fought on the Yser front ...

Watch the interview of Michel Mees (director) and Bernard Yerlès (narrator), by the cultural website Cinergie.



with the support of
Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles
Conseil de Transmission de la Mémoire
Tax Shelter du Gouvernement fédéral de Belgique


Bernard Yerlès