In his films, DIRK VAN DEN BERG narrates of the "adventure of the real" (Jean Rouch). He is a director, writer and producer with wide international experience. After graduating in Rome, Italy (with Andrea Camilleri) and many years working in fiction, Dirk shifted his focus to documentaries, specifically to stories from the Middle East, the Maghreb area and Africa. With his own production company in 2017 he produced the investigative documentary , which exposes the battle for Islam's holiest site thatled to the birth of religiously motivated terrorism. In 2019, with , he revealed why the year 1979 became the beginning of our modern era. His newest project will be premiered in 2023.