FREDERIK JAN DEPICKERE (*1983) is a filmmaker whose work flirts with truth, myth and hybrid forms of storytelling. He is skilled at getting intimately close to strangers, and often creates meditative character studies on outcasts whose extraordinary life experience invite us to reflect upon our own course of life, convictions, and moral codes. His films have been screened at festivals worldwide; including Hot Docs, Tampere and DocsMX. He divides his time in between Belgium and Colombia.