Castles and men

In Belgium, castles constitute a particularly rich cultural heritage. The documentary series wished to highlight this richness by underlining the viewpoint of different actors on these historic residences. Whether it be craftsmen, archivists, historians, gardeners, restorers, architects… Without forgetting the owners, all generations included.

Witnesses of centuries of history and stories, the castles reveal and highlight the know-how and passion of all these women and men who have fought and still fight to safeguard and maintain this living heritage in order to transmit it to future generations. Highlighting these views is also an opportunity to awaken a collective memory : that of a pride, an ancestral know-how, a willingness to transmit but also struggles, laughter and tears shared over time. The collection will also allow to discover the evolution of our society and the way in which these castles confront modernity.