MARIJN POELS (1975) | is a European independent filmmaker and international speaker. He produced award winning films like The Voice of 650 million Times One, Nothing About Us and produced several documentary series for TV, like Route 2015.

Poels is making films about international issues focusing on social, economical and political topics. In 2011 he received the peace award in Lahore during his work in Pakistan. This medal is annually awarded to persons who committed their selves against terrorism and violence in Pakistan and coming out for human rights.

Poels' film style is characterized by real-life recordings. The viewer gets a pure view of reality without being directly given any opinion by a filmmaker. Visit the Marijn Poels website

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