Directors who speak beautifully about their work are the ones we like to invite! Hang on every word of the most interesting filmmakers of the moment during our Director's Talks. Céline Sciamma, Cristian Mungiu and Albert Serra will be visiting Gent.
Between Directors: Céline Sciamma meets Lukas Dhont
Wed 12.10 - after Petite maman - Kinepolis 4
Portrait de la jeune fille en feu director Céline Sciamma will head down to Film Fest Gent for a Director's Talk with Lukas Dhont, the director of Close, the festival's opening film. Before the talk, we will screen her latest film Petite maman.
Director's Talk: Cristian Mungiu
Sun 16.10 - after R.M.N. - Kinepolis 6
Romanian director Cristian Mungiu is an acclaimed film auteur. With his social realist cinema, he belongs to the greats of the Romanian New Wave, a generation of filmmakers who grew up in a post-communist Romania, capturing the anxieties of a disillusioned society.
Tue 18.10 - after Pacifiction - KASKcinema
Catalan filmmaker Albert Serra ranks as one of the most radical filmmakers in contemporary cinema. His films provoke, enchant, challenge, but above all are pieces of art influenced by European myths, history and literature. In collaboration with film magazine Fantômas.