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Programme 2019

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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.

On the Edge

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

Explore Zone

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

The Radicals

LGBTQ+

Films with a predominantly rainbow-coloured theme or sensibility.

Docs

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

Belgian Cinema Today

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

Plus Parcours

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

First Films

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

Meet the Mob

Videodroom

Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Serial Madness

The place to be for lovers of series: discover the first two episodes of Belgian production 'De Twaalf' and check out the third edition of the Serial Day, as well as the Case Study of 'The Day'.

Concerts

Focus on Spanish Cinema

Over the years, Spain has produced a great number of iconic movies. We don't doubt this year to be any different, so Film Fest Gent decided to offer you the best of Spanish Cinema: from Civil War traumas to the Catalan New Wave movement.

Classics

Ripe for (re) discovery: the films of Spanish maestro Agustí Villaronga, as well as Spanish taboo breaking films like 'Tesis' and 'Matador'. Don't miss the music specials: 'Die Hard', 'The Dying Swan' and 'Salomé' with live, renewed soundtracks!

Official Selection - In Competition

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

International Short Film Competition

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.

Gala Premières and special events

Previews attended by cast and filmmakers.

Official Selection - Global Cinema

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

Kidsproof

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

Sound and Vision

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

Artists on Film

Shorts - Program of Spanish shorts

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

Quick view Film Fest Gent - #21XOXO
Film: International Short Film Competition

#21XOXO

Quick view Film Fest Gent - 2019 Competition for Belgian Student Shorts
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

2019 Competition for Belgian Student Shorts

Quick view Film Fest Gent - 5 è il numero perfetto
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

5 è il numero perfetto

Quick view Film Fest Gent - All My Loving
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

All My Loving

Quick view Film Fest Gent - All Of Us
Film: Gala Premières and special events

All Of Us

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Amazing Grace
Film: Sound and Vision

Amazing Grace

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ambience
Film: International Short Film Competition

Ambience

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ana y los lobos
Film: Classics

Ana y los lobos

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ancora Lucciole
Film: Shorts - Program of Spanish shorts

Ancora Lucciole

Quick view Film Fest Gent - And Then We Danced
Film: Gala Premières and special events

And Then We Danced

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Art of Self-Defense
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

The Art of Self-Defense

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

Atlantique

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

Bait

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

The Barefoot Emperor

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

Beats

Quick view Film Fest Gent - La Belle époque
Film: Gala Premières and special events

La Belle époque

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Blanco en Blanco
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Blanco en Blanco

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Les bones nenes
Film: Shorts - Program of Spanish shorts

Les bones nenes

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Boomhoog (4+)
Film: Kidsproof

Boomhoog (4+)

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Canción sin nombre
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Canción sin nombre

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Cerdita
Film: Shorts - Program of Spanish shorts

Cerdita

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

Cleo

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Community Gardens
Film: International Short Film Competition

Community Gardens

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Cunningham - 3D
Film: Artists on Film

Cunningham - 3D

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

Da Yie

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Day After I'm Gone
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

The Day After I'm Gone

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Dead Don't Die
Film: Gala Premières and special events

The Dead Don't Die

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

Désirée

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Die Hard
Film: Videodroom

Die Hard

Quick view Film Fest Gent - El diputado
Film: Classics

El diputado

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Directors Talk: Midge Costin
Talk: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Directors Talk: Midge Costin

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Directors Talk: Roberto Minervini
Talk: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Directors Talk: Roberto Minervini

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

Divino Amor

Quick view Film Fest Gent - A Dog Called Money
Film: Sound and Vision

A Dog Called Money

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Douze Mille
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Douze Mille

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Dulce
Film: International Short Film Competition

Dulce

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Dying Swan
Film: Classics

The Dying Swan

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

Echo

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Els dies que vindran
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Els dies que vindran

Quick view Film Fest Gent - End of the Century
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

End of the Century

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Entre dues aigües
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Entre dues aigües

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

Erpe-Mere

Quick view Film Fest Gent - L'espace commun
Film: International Short Film Competition

L'espace commun

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

The Farewell

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Fire Will Come
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Fire Will Come

Quick view Film Fest Gent - First Act
Film: International Short Film Competition

First Act

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Das freiwillige Jahr
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Das freiwillige Jahr

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Friedkin Uncut
Film: Artists on Film

Friedkin Uncut

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

The Friend

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Ghost of Peter Sellers
Film: Artists on Film

The Ghost of Peter Sellers

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ghost Tropic
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Ghost Tropic

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Ghost: 'Alien' Edition
Concert: Videodroom

Ghost: 'Alien' Edition

Quick view Film Fest Gent - A Girl Missing
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

A Girl Missing

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Ground Beneath My Feet
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

The Ground Beneath My Feet

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

Gyre

Quick view Film Fest Gent - L'heure de l'ours
Film: International Short Film Competition

L'heure de l'ours

Quick view Film Fest Gent - A Hidden Life
Film: Gala Premières and special events

A Hidden Life

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

hier.

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

Honeyland

Quick view Film Fest Gent - L'immeuble des braves
Film: International Short Film Competition

L'immeuble des braves

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Incerta Gloria
Film: Classics

Incerta Gloria

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

Instinct

Quick view Film Fest Gent - International Shorts - I
Film: International Short Film Competition

International Shorts - I

Quick view Film Fest Gent - International Shorts - II
Film: International Short Film Competition

International Shorts - II

Quick view Film Fest Gent - International Shorts - III
Film: International Short Film Competition

International Shorts - III

Quick view Film Fest Gent - J'ai perdu mon corps
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

J'ai perdu mon corps

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Jamón, Jamón
Film: Classics

Jamón, Jamón

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

Jojo Rabbit

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

Judy

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Júlia Ist
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Júlia Ist

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Kapsalon Romy (9+)
Film: Kidsproof

Kapsalon Romy (9+)

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

Knives Out

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Land of Ashes
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Land of Ashes

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Let There Be Light
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Let There Be Light

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Leyenda dorada
Film: Shorts - Program of Spanish shorts

Leyenda dorada

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Liberté
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Liberté

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Light of My Life
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Light of My Life

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

The Lighthouse

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

Litigante

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Little Joe
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Little Joe

Quick view Film Fest Gent - La Llorona
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

La Llorona

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Les lois du plastique
Film: Shorts - Competition for Belgian student Shorts

Les lois du plastique

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Los que desean
Film: Shorts - Program of Spanish shorts

Los que desean

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

Luce

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Le Mans '66
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Le Mans '66

Quick view Film Fest Gent - El mar
Film: Classics

El mar

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Martin Eden
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

Martin Eden

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Matador
Film: Classics

Matador

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Melanie
Film: International Short Film Competition

Melanie

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

Memphis

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Meseta
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Meseta

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

Les Misérables

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

Monos

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Morning Cowboy
Film: Shorts - Program of Spanish shorts

Morning Cowboy

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

Mother

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

Motherless Brooklyn

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Mr. Jones
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Mr. Jones

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

Muidhond

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

The Mustang

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Never Grow Old
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Never Grow Old

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Night Has Come
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Night Has Come

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Nimic
Film: International Short Film Competition

Nimic

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Once Upon a Pretzel
Film: International Short Film Competition

Once Upon a Pretzel

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

Öndög

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Our Godfather
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Our Godfather

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Pa Negre
Film: Classics

Pa Negre

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

Papicha

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

Pavarotti

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Les Perseides
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Les Perseides

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Petra
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Petra

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

Piranhas

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Postcards from the End of the World
Film: International Short Film Competition

Postcards from the End of the World

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Present.Perfect.
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Present.Perfect.

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

The Report

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Salomé
Film: Videodroom

Salomé

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

Share

Quick view Film Fest Gent - SH_T HAPPENS
Film: International Short Film Competition

SH_T HAPPENS

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Sons of Denmark
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Sons of Denmark

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Sorry We Missed You
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Sorry We Missed You

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Sous l'écorce
Film: International Short Film Competition

Sous l'écorce

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

The Souvenir

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Spanish Shorts
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Spanish Shorts

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Staff Only
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Staff Only

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Stupid Young Heart
Film: Gala Premières and special events

Stupid Young Heart

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Suc de síndria
Film: International Short Film Competition

Suc de síndria

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Suggestion of Least Resistance
Film: International Short Film Competition

Suggestion of Least Resistance

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Summer of Changsha
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Summer of Changsha

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

Sun Dog

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

System Crasher

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Take Me Somewhere Nice
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Take Me Somewhere Nice

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Tesis
Film: Classics

Tesis

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Thou Shalt Not Kill
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Thou Shalt Not Kill

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

Il traditore

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Tras el Cristal
Film: Classics

Tras el Cristal

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

De Twaalf (episode 1 & 2)

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Uitgelezen
Talk: Videodroom

Uitgelezen

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

The Unknown Saint

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Vader op Zoon
Film: International Short Film Competition

Vader op Zoon

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Viridiana
Film: Classics

Viridiana

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

Vivarium

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Western Stars
Film: Sound and Vision

Western Stars

Quick view Film Fest Gent - What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon
Film: International Short Film Competition

What Do You Know About the Water and the Moon

Quick view Film Fest Gent - What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Where's My Roy Cohn?
Film: Official Selection - Global Cinema

Where's My Roy Cohn?

Quick view Film Fest Gent - While at War
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

While at War

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

The Whistlers

Quick view Film Fest Gent - A White, White Day
Film: Official Selection - In Competition

A White, White Day

Quick view Film Fest Gent - The Wild Goose Lake
Film: Gala Premières and special events

The Wild Goose Lake

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Zaniki
Film: Focus on Spanish Cinema

Zaniki

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

Zeroville

Quick view Film Fest Gent - Zibilla (4+)
Film: Kidsproof

Zibilla (4+)

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