FILM FEST GENT
For its 41st edition, Film Fest Gent focused on French cinema, organised a major exhibition of the Italian maestro Federico Fellini in Caermersklooster and a concert of Fellini’s composer Nino Rota in The Bijloke. The American film composer Cliff Martinez was the main guest on the annual WSAwards concert at t’Kuipke. French film icon Catherine Deneuve shined on the official festival poster with an intriguing image from 'Belle de jour'.
On Wednesday the 22nd of October the international jury of Film Fest Gent announced the winners in different competitions. 'Gente de bien' by Franco Lolli was awarded the Grand Prix for Best Film. The Georges Delerue Prize for Best Sound Design went to Boris Debackere for his sound design for 'Violet' by Bas Devos.'Jauja' by Lisandro Alonso received a Special Mention by the jury. The winners of the Short film competitions where also announced.
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The 42nd edition of Film Fest Gent will take place from 13 to 24 October 2015.