Suspense during the opening night of the Ghent Film Festival
On 11 October the 38th edition of the Ghent Film Festival kicked off with a spectacular opening night, drawing huge interest from the media and the general public. The red carpet was rolled out at the Kinepolis complex for Tomas Alfredson, Alberto Iglesias and Benedict Cumberbatch, the director, composer and actor respectively of this year's opening film, the thriller Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. Meanwhile, the documentary, Magic Trip, about a legendary road trip across the USA, was shown at Arts Centre Vooruit. So there was something for everyone on this opening night making it the ideal kick-off to twelve days of compelling films, amazing concerts and the highlight of the festival, on 22 October 22: the World Soundtrack Awards.