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For the Record: Craig Armstrong is the Ghent Film Festival's first album in a new series of film music CDs. The CD compiles the Scottish composer's best film music with recordings by the Flemish Radio Orchestra and Choir. The aim is to launch one album each year for a composer connected to the Ghent Film Festival.
The 7th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards on 20th October 2007 promises once again to be an event for lovers of film music. World-class film music composers will come to Ghent for the presentation of the World Soundtrack Awards and concert, with music from Mychael Danna, Harry Gregson-Williams and Jef Neve being the highlight.
The Flanders International Film Festival - Ghent is proud to announce that the following guests will attend the 33rd edition of the Festival: Tom Tykwer, who will open the Festival's Competition with Perfume: The Story of a Murderer on October 11, Paul Verhoeven, director of the closing film Black Book, and Darren Aronofsky, one of Hollywood's most original filmmakers who will be presenting The Fountain in Ghent. They complete the Festival's guest list of over 150 people, bringing a wide range of film talent to Ghent.
With 169 feature-length films and 65 short films, collectively good for 19,468 minutes of cinema and 596 screenings spread over 14 days, Ghent will once again be transformed into the City of Film during the period of October 11 through October 21. The 33rd edition of the Flanders Film Festival - Ghent focuses on film legend Stanley Kubrick, pays homage to Belgian-French director Agnès Varda, and draws more than 150 talented guests from the world of film to the Flemish city.