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Programme 2016 2017

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All films from A to Z, daily schedules and some handy tips/tricks in case you don't know where to start. You can also browse through our programme booklet.

Plus Parcours

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

Explore Zone

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

Kidsproof

A selection of animated gems, documentaries and features.

Belgian Cinema Today

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

LGBT+

Films with a predominantly rainbow-coloured theme or sensibility.

Metamovies

Films about, or with a clear reference to the medium film itself. Films that teach us to look differently.

Changemakers

A selection of films that call for action, give a voice to the unheard or try to make a change in the world.

Docs

A selection of documentaries addressing various topics, ranging from history and nature to society, music and art.

On the Edge

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

Official Selection - In Competition

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

Gala Premières and special events

Previews attended by cast and filmmakers.

Concerts

Official Selection - Global Cinema

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

Focus on Italian Cinema

The best of recent and new Italian cinema.

Sound and Vision

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

Artists on Film

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

Serial Madness

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'.

Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Competition for Belgian Student Shorts.

Shorts - Competition for European 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.

Shorts - Program of Italian shorts

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').

Classics

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

Film Fest Gent and Vooruit present

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.

Quick view Film Fest Gent - 1945
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

1945

Quick view Film Fest Gent - 2017 Competition for Belgian Student Shorts
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

2017 Competition for Belgian Student Shorts

Quick view Film Fest Gent - 2017 Competition for European Shorts
Film: Shorts - Competition for European Shorts

2017 Competition for European Shorts

Quick view Film Fest Gent - 78/52
Film: Artists on Film

78/52

Quick view Film Fest Gent - A Ciambra
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

A Ciambra

Quick view Film Fest Gent - A Gis
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

A Gis

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Acht Stunden sind kein Tag
Film: Serial Madness

Acht Stunden sind kein Tag

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ada, tous les samedis
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Ada, tous les samedis

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Amori Fragili
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

Amori Fragili

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Anime Nere
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

Anime Nere

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Arábia
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Arábia

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Art Cinema OFFoff: To Be Alive!
Film: Film Fest Gent and Vooruit present

Art Cinema OFFoff: To Be Alive!

Quick view Film Fest Gent - L'atelier
Film: Gala Premières and special events

L'atelier

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Au pays du scalp
Film: Classics

Au pays du scalp

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ava
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Ava

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Battle of the Sexes
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Battle of the Sexes

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Beach Rats
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Beach Rats

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Becoming Cary Grant
Film: Artists on Film

Becoming Cary Grant

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Beuys
Film: Artists on Film

Beuys

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Blue Silence
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Blue Silence

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Borg / McEnroe
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Borg / McEnroe

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Butcher, The Whore and the One-Eyed Man
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

The Butcher, The Whore and the One-Eyed Man

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Butterfly Kisses
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Butterfly Kisses

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Buurtspion
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Buurtspion

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Call Me By Your Name
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Call Me By Your Name

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Charlie en Hannah gaan uit
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Charlie en Hannah gaan uit

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Chavela
Film: Sound and Vision

Chavela

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ciao Ciao
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Ciao Ciao

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Cinecittà Babilonia
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

Cinecittà Babilonia

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Claire's Camera
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Claire's Camera

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Colo
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Colo

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Colombi
Film: Shorts - Program of Italian shorts

Colombi

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Il colore nascosto delle cose
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

Il colore nascosto delle cose

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Columbus
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Columbus

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Cometa
Film: Shorts - Competition for European Shorts

Cometa

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Il conformista
Film: Classics

Il conformista

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Croisé
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Croisé

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Cuori Puri
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

Cuori Puri

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Daha
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Daha

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Dawn of the Dead
Film: Classics

Dawn of the Dead

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Directions
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Directions

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Earth: Een Onvergetelijke Dag
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Earth: Een Onvergetelijke Dag

Quick view Film Fest Gent - England is Mine
Film: Sound and Vision

England is Mine

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Façades
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Façades

Quick view Film Fest Gent - La Familia
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

La Familia

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Felix Kubin plays 'Takt der Arbeit' / Hiele / Nosedrip
Concert: Film Fest Gent and Vooruit present

Felix Kubin plays 'Takt der Arbeit' / Hiele / Nosedrip

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Final Portrait
Film: Artists on Film

Final Portrait

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Fixer
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

The Fixer

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Follow V
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Follow V

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Framed
Film: Shorts - Program of Italian shorts

Framed

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Fritz Lang
Film: Artists on Film

Fritz Lang

Quick view Film Fest Gent - El Futuro Perfecto
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

El Futuro Perfecto

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Les garçons sauvages
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Les garçons sauvages

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Les gardiennes
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Les gardiennes

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Gaussian Curve / Visible Cloaks
Concert: Film Fest Gent and Vooruit present

Gaussian Curve / Visible Cloaks

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Girlhood
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Girlhood

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Gli asteroidi
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

Gli asteroidi

Quick view Film Fest Gent - God's Own Country
Film: Gala Premières and special events

God's Own Country

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Granite
Film: Shorts - Competition for European Shorts

Granite

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Greetings From Aleppo
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Greetings From Aleppo

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Hitler's Hollywood
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Hitler's Hollywood

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Home
Film: Classics

Home

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Hostages
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Hostages

Quick view Film Fest Gent - I, Tonya
Film: Gala Premières and special events

I, Tonya

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Il silenzio
Film: Shorts - Program of Italian shorts

Il silenzio

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Indivisibili
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

Indivisibili

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Insyriated
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Insyriated

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Italian shorts
Film: Shorts - Program of Italian shorts

Italian shorts

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Jane Dog
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Jane Dog

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Jours de France
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Jours de France

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Kékszakállú
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Kékszakállú

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Quick view Film Fest Gent - De kleine vampier
Film: Gala Premières and special events

De kleine vampier

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Kutdag
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Kutdag

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Lake Bodom
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Lake Bodom

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Last Painting
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

The Last Painting

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Levelling
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

The Levelling

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Logan Lucky
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Logan Lucky

Quick view Film Fest Gent - A Man of Integrity
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

A Man of Integrity

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Mansfield 66/67
Film: Artists on Film

Mansfield 66/67

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Marshall
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Marshall

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Mary
Film: Shorts - Competition for European Shorts

Mary

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Mary Ocher Plays Live Film Score
Concert: Film Fest Gent and Vooruit present

Mary Ocher Plays Live Film Score

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Metello
Film: Classics

Metello

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Mixed Materials
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Mixed Materials

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Mon amour mon ami
Film: Shorts - Program of Italian shorts

Mon amour mon ami

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Monster (episode 1 & 2)
Film: Serial Madness

Monster (episode 1 & 2)

Quick view Film Fest Gent - My Generation
Film: Sound and Vision

My Generation

Quick view Film Fest Gent - My Second Eye
Film: Shorts - Competition for European Shorts

My Second Eye

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Norman
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Norman

Quick view Film Fest Gent - La nuit où j'ai nagé
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

La nuit où j'ai nagé

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Nyforelsket
Film: Shorts - Competition for European Shorts

Nyforelsket

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Occupied 2 (episode 1 & 2)
Film: Serial Madness

Occupied 2 (episode 1 & 2)

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Oh Lucy!
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Oh Lucy!

Quick view Film Fest Gent - On Body and Soul
Film: Gala Premières and special events

On Body and Soul

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ours is a Country of Words
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Ours is a Country of Words

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Per una rosa
Film: Shorts - Program of Italian shorts

Per una rosa

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Pericle il nero
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

Pericle il nero

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Pokot
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Pokot

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Poor Kids
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Poor Kids

Quick view Film Fest Gent - A Prayer Before Dawn
Film: Gala Premières and special events

A Prayer Before Dawn

Quick view Film Fest Gent - El presidente
Film: Gala Premières and special events

El presidente

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Professor Marston & The Wonder Women
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Professor Marston & The Wonder Women

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Rabot
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Rabot

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Reagan Show
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

The Reagan Show

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Resurrection
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Resurrection

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Rider
Film: Gala Premières and special events

The Rider

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda
Film: Sound and Vision

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Serenitas
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Serenitas

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Shape of Water
Film: Gala Premières and special events

The Shape of Water

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Sicilian Ghost Story
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

Sicilian Ghost Story

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Solatium
Film: Shorts - Competition for European Shorts

Solatium

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Sons of No One
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Sons of No One

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Square
Film: Gala Premières and special events

The Square

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Suburbicon
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Suburbicon

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ta peau si lisse
Film: Artists on Film

Ta peau si lisse

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Tehran Taboo
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Tehran Taboo

Quick view Film Fest Gent - La Tenerezza
Film: Focus on Italian Cinema

La Tenerezza

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Teorema
Film: Classics

Teorema

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Tesnota
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Tesnota

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Thelma
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Thelma

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Todo Modo
Film: Classics

Todo Modo

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Tom of Finland
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Tom of Finland

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Tueurs
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Tueurs

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Two Irenes
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Two Irenes

Quick view Film Fest Gent - L'udienza
Film: Classics

L'udienza

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Valparaiso
Film: Shorts - Program of Italian shorts

Valparaiso

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Het video essay: tussen denken en doen
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Het video essay: tussen denken en doen

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Une vie violente
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Une vie violente

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Wonderstruck
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Wonderstruck

Quick view Film Fest Gent - You Were Never Really Here
Film: Gala Premières and special events

You Were Never Really Here

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Zagros
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Zagros

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