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Film Fest Gent - Matthias Schoenaerts Closes 46th Film Fest Gent with 'The Mustang'

Matthias Schoenaerts Closes 46th Film Fest Gent with 'The Mustang'

On Friday, the 18th of October, Film Fest Gent will screen ‘The Mustang’, directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre and starring Belgian favourite Matthias Schoenaerts, as its closing film.

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Film Fest Gent - Ladj Ly’s ‘Les Misérables’ Opens 46th Film Fest Gent

Ladj Ly’s ‘Les Misérables’ Opens 46th Film Fest Gent

On the 8th of October 2019, ‘Les Misérables’ will open the 46th edition of Film Fest Gent. Ladj Ly’s feature film directorial debut was applauded at its premiere in Cannes where it also received the Jury Prize.

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Film Fest Gent - Composer Krzysztof Penderecki - Lifetime Achievement Award

Composer Krzysztof Penderecki - Lifetime Achievement Award

The World Soundtrack Awards will welcome composer Krzysztof Penderecki, our generation's most outstanding musician, known for creating inventive and unconventional music.

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Film selection aid

With over 160 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

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

Previews attended by cast and filmmakers.

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

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

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

A program of Spanish shorts as part of the focus on Spanish cinema.

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Trails

Films with a predominantly rainbow-coloured theme or sensibility.

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

For those that look for young, exciting talent: debuts that are beautiful examples of a clear artistic vision.

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

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

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

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

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