Dag 2: Jonestown

Il Brigata

Il Brigata is a new Antwerp company of young actors named after the cheerful storytellers from Boccaccio’s Decamerone. Although… what happens in Dag 2: Jonestown is a little less cheerful. When the American sect leader Jim Jones takes his commune to Guyana and builds a new city there, everything seems heavenly. The truth is not quite so rosy, however. A visit by an American Congress member and a number of journalists ultimately leads to the ‘Jonestown Massacre’. Dag 2: Jonestown, or the dark side of group dynamics.

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“It is easier to consider Jonestown as something else, something foreign. The draw of denial is strong, to believe that we are independent and could never be duped, fooled or manipulated.” - Timothy Lisagor


Het gezelschap ‘Il Brigata’ is genoemd naar de vrolijke verhalenvertellers uit Boccaccio’s Decamerone. Il Brigata bestaat uit Elias Bosmans, Maarten Degraeuwe, Bartel Jespers, Gode Kempen, Simon Knaeps, Rino Sokol en Kevin Wekker. Maarten Degraeuwe en Bartel Jespers zijn ex-Montignards.

by and with Elias Bosmans, Maarten Degraeuwe, Bartel Jespers, Gode Kempen, Simon Knaeps, Rino Sokol, Kevin Wekker | executive producer Kultuurfaktorij Monty | coproduction Maatschappij Discordia

Kultuurfaktorij Monty, Montignystraat 3 (Google Maps)


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