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Film Fest Gent - Ticketsales for the 44th edition have started!

Ticketsales for the 44th edition have started!

Film Fest Gent - Film Fest Gent announces competition titles

Film Fest Gent announces competition titles

Twelve features, with the world premieres of 'The Butcher, The Whore and the One-Eyed Man by János Szász and 'Zagros' by Sahim Omar Kalifa

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Film Fest Gent - World Soundtrack Academy announces first wave of nominees for the 17th #WSAwards

World Soundtrack Academy announces first wave of nominees for the 17th #WSAwards

Including multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, a past Discovery of the Year nominee, and the best of contemporary film and television music

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Film Fest Gent - 'Insyriated' opens 44th edition

'Insyriated' opens 44th edition

The Belgian feature will be shown on October 10 in attendance of director Philippe Van Leeuw and lead actress Hiam Abbass

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Film selection aid

With over 140 films, the programme can be quite overwhelming. Where to start? Film Fest Gent offers you some selectiontools to help you find your way.
 

Sections

A discerning selection of the best of international cinema. An international jury awards two prizes.

Previews attended by cast and filmmakers.

Films that offer a cross section of arthouse cinema from all over the world.

The best of recent and new Italian cinema.

The best documentaries and feature films on a wide range of music and musicians.

Portraits of artists, mostly but not exclusively from the film world.

Premiere of the first two episodes of a number of major TV series from Belgium and Norway; binge-watching session of Fassbinder's restored TV series 'Eight Hours Don't Make a Day'.

Competition for Belgian Student Shorts.

Film Fest Gent puts a spotlight on European short film talent as well. The international jury awards the Film Fest Gent Best European Short Award, worth €3,000.

Film Fest Gent has selected six non-competing short films. Films by upcoming talent as well as by veteran Marco Bellocchio ('I pugni in tasca', 'Nel nome del padre').

The best of Italian political cinema: films that reflect past and current political or ideological issues.

Film Fest Gent & Vooruit are joining forces again, focussing on the combination of images and music through live film scores, performances with projection, expanded cinema and everything in between.

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Trails

Young film fans can once again enjoy the young- sters trail, which offers a stimulating and suited mix of films.

A selection of films that follow unexpected narrative paths and push the boundaries of traditional filmmaking.

Belgian premieres of new Flemish films that already made their mark at international film festivals.

Even the youngest festival visitor can enjoy the programme with this selection of animated gems and fantasy features.

With new films by veteran Frederick Wiseman ('In Jackson Heights'), the prolific Alex Gibney ('Zero Days') and Belgian filmmaker Johan Grimonprez ('Shadow World').

Six films to suit viewers aged 65 and over, selected from the programme by Roel Van Bambost.

Films with a predominantly rainbow-coloured theme or sensibility.

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Film Fest Gent updates

Film Fest Gent competition lineup announced

After announcing the nominees of the World Soundtrack Awards earlier this month, the 44th Film Gest Gent now reveals its…
After announcing the nominees of the World Soundtrack Awards earlier this month, the 44th Film Gest Gent now reveals its lineup of the official competition. The selection…

World Soundtrack Academy announces first wave of nominees for the 17th #WSAwards

This first wave of the 2017 World Soundtrack Award Nominees includes multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, a past Discovery…
This first wave of the 2017 World Soundtrack Award Nominees includes multiple Academy Award® winners and nominees, a past Discovery of the Year nominee, and the best…

'Insyriated' opens 44th edition

Film Fest Gent starts the 44th edition with the Belgian feature 'Insyriated' in attendance of director Philippe Van Leeuw and lead…
Film Fest Gent starts the 44th edition with the Belgian feature 'Insyriated' in attendance of director Philippe Van Leeuw and lead actress Hiam Abbass.

World Soundtrack Awards celebrates 100 years of jazz with Terence Blanchard as central guest and David Shire as recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award

This year the World Soundtrack Awards Gala, held on Wednesday October 18th and the Symphonic Jazz Concert, held on Thursday…
This year the World Soundtrack Awards Gala, held on Wednesday October 18th and the Symphonic Jazz Concert, held on Thursday October 19th, both powered by Film Fest Gent,…
We zijn live! Het programma van de 44e editie staat op de website! #ffgent #programma

We zijn live! Het programma van de 44e editie staat op de website! #ffgent #programma

Vandaag gaat in de loop van de dag onze kaartverkoop van start! #ffgent #kaartverkoop #allourticketsaregoldentickets

Vandaag gaat in de loop van de dag onze kaartverkoop van start! #ffgent #kaartverkoop #allourticketsaregoldentickets

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2 stoere kerels met peperkoeken hartjes op de affiche voor de #FFGTalkies! Op 28 september komen regisseurs @bilallfallah en @adilelarbi…

Woohoo! Onze Live Track Cinema met @steigerband heeft de @urgent.fm en @tumult_fm aanraders in @weekupagenda gehaald! Allen naar KASKcinema zaterdag! #ffgent #tumultfm #steiger…

Woohoo! Onze Live Track Cinema met @steigerband heeft de @urgent.fm en @tumult_fm aanraders in @weekupagenda gehaald! Allen naar KASKcinema zaterdag!…

Ons Claudia is gearriveerd! Vanaf donderdag overal verkrijgbaar #knackfocusspecial #ffgent #programma

Ons Claudia is gearriveerd! Vanaf donderdag overal verkrijgbaar #knackfocusspecial #ffgent #programma

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