Jérôme Le Maire

After studying Journalism at the Brussels University and then filmmaking at IAD in Belgium in 1995, Jerome directed several short fiction films. In 2003 he made a feature length documentary « VOLTER NE M’INTÉRESSE PAS ».

In 2006, when he was living in a small palmgroove in Morocco, he directed «WHERE IS LOVE IN THE PALGROOVE? ». This feature documentary was selected in a lot of international film festivals such as Vision du Réel (Nyon, Switzerland), RIDM (Canada), Parnü Film Festival (Estonia), Festival des quatre écrans (France),… This film was also nominated to the European Films Awards.

In 2012, Jerome directed « TEA OR ELECTRICITY», a feature documentary that won about thirty awards. The most famous were :  Magritte of best documentary (Belgium), Best Film Award and Public Award at the Fidadoc (Agadir, Morocco), Prix du meilleur documentaire de la Scam ; Special Jury Award to the Primed Festival ; Golden FIFOG to the Intl Oriental Film Festival of Geneva (Swiss) ; Best Film Award to DOKUFEST (Kosovo) ; Best Film on Indigenous People at Parnü Film Festival (Estonia),… This film was also nominated at the European Films Awards best documentary.

In 2013, Jerome directed a feature narative film « THE BIG TRP». This film won the award of Best Film at the famous « Festival du film Grolandais » (France), and was selected in severals international film festivals : International Film Festival of Rotterdam (Holland) ; International Film Festival of Cannes (section ACID) ; International Film Festival of Belfort (France) ; and many others film festivals in France. This film was released in Belgium and in France. Jerome le Maire’s last film is « BURNING OUT » a feature documentary that was already selected at the IDFA (Holland), FIPA (Fr), Vision du Réel (CH), CPH :DOCX (D.), Docs against Gravity (Pl),…