Fait Accompli | 2020 | Belgium | In Post-Production

‘To photograph people is to violate them.’ – The words of Susan Sontag echo through this anecdotal documentary on 21st century surveillance. 

The filmmaker’s reflection on an involuntary security photo en route to Belfast leads to an investigation into the world’s first criminal mug shot taken in Brussels. 

As our consciousness towards the misuse of our personal information grows, can our complacency be enlightened by a reconsideration of the past?

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