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Yesterday the 34th Ghent Film Festival opened officially under massive media attention. The festival previews on the opening night, Closing the Ring and Die Fälscher, were attended by many prominent guests, amongst whom the President of the Festival Jury Kathleen Turner, director Lord Richard Attenborough and actrice Dolores Chaplin.
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.