08 19 Oct '24
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Directions & Accessibility

Every year in October Film Fest Ghent inhabits the city. The heart of the festival can be found within and around Kinepolis Gent, where you can enjoy countless screenings, take in the atmosphere at the festival square and enjoy drinks at the festival café. You can also attend various Film Fest Ghent screenings at different locations in the city centre, like Studio Skoop, Sphinx Cinema, art centre VIERNULVIER at De Vooruit and KASKcinema. The concerts take place at Capitole Ghent and MIRY concert hall.

Festival locations

  • Kinepolis (Press & Industry Office & Film Fest Café)
    Ter Platen 12
  • Ticket Ghent Office
    Sint-Baafsplein 17
  • Capitole Gent
    Graaf van Vlaanderenplein 5, 9000 Gent
  • Sphinx Cinema & café
    Sint-Michielshelling 3 – Zaal 1 en 3
  • Studio Skoop & café
    Sint-Annaplein 63
  • VIERNULVIER / de Vooruit & café
    Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23
  • MIRY concert hall
    Biezekapelstraat 9
  • S.M.A.K.
    Jan Hoetplein 1

We are happy to help. Have a look at our most frequently asked questions.

  • Where does Film Fest Gent take place?

    You can find most of the screenings, the festival square and the festival café at Kinepolis Gent. There are also screenings and events at Studio Skoop, Sphinx Cinema, Kunstencentrum VIERNULVIER and KASKcinema.

  • How do you get to Film Fest Gent by bike?

    All festival locations are easily accessible by bike.

  • How do you get to Film Fest Gent with public transport?

    All festival locations are easily accessible with public transport.

    Train (to Ghent):

    • Gent Sint-Pieters station
    • Gent Dampoort station

    Tram/bus (to the festival locations):

    • Stop Terplatenbrug (Kinepolis Gent): bus 34 - 35 - 36 - 55 - 57* - 58 - 70 - 71 - 72 - 73 - 74* - 76 - 77 - 78 - N70 - N76
    • Stop Zuid (Studio Skoop, Vooruit): tram 2 - 4 | bus 5 - 6 - 8 - 20 - 40 - 42 - 44 - 48* - 52 - 53* - 54 - 55 - 57* - 58 - 70 - 71 - 72 - 73 - 74* - 76 - 77 - 78 - N2 - N4 - N5 - N76
    • Stop Korenmarkt (Sphinx Cinema, MIRY Concertzaal, Balie Tickets Gent): tram 1 - 4 | bus 3 - 17 - 18 - 38 - 39 - N1 - N3 - N4 - N17
    • Stop Poel: bus 3 - 17 - 18 - 38 - 39 - N3 - N17
    • Stop Zonnestraat: tram 1 - 2
    • Stop Vogelmarkt: tram 2

    * bus line with limited service during the day and no service during the weekend.

    Check De Lijn's route planner for the most accurate information.

  • How do you get to Film Fest Gent by car?

    If you are driving to Film Fest Gent, you can park at the car parks nearby (at Sint-Pietersplein of Zuid) or at one of the many free park-and-ride-plaatsen outside of the city centre, where you can easily take the bus or the tram to the centre. Please keep in mind the circulation plan and the low emission zones.

  • Is Film Fest Gent accessible for wheelchair users?

    Mostly. If you have further questions or you want to make sure you can visit Film Fest Gent carefree, contact us at tickets@filmfestival.be or call +32 (0) 9 277 28 00 (Mon - Fri, 10:00 en 18:00).

    Locations

    • Kinepolis Gent: Lift available left of the Kinepolis main entrance. All auditoriums are accessible by wheelchair.
    • Studio Skoop & café: Studio Skoop’s emergency exit and ramp at the entrance are accessible to physically challenged visitors (about six stairs). Auditorium 2 is not accessible by wheelchair, auditorium 1 only accessible with non-electrical wheelchairs.
    • Sphinx Cinema & café: Sphinx 1 and 3 only accessible with non-electrical wheelchairs, with help from the staff. Please inform us in advance via tickets@filmfestival.be.
    • VIERNULVIER at the Vooruit & café: Accessible with help from the staff. Please inform us in advance via tickets@filmfestival.be.
    • KASKcinema:
    • Balie Tickets Gent: Accessible.
    • Capitole Ghent: Accessible but limited seating. Please inform us in advance via tickets@filmfestival.be.
    • MIRY concertzaal: Accessible with help from the staff. Please inform us in advance via tickets@filmfestival.be.
    • YALO Urban Boutique Hotel Gent: Accessible.
    • S.M.A.K.: People accompanying people with disabilities enjoy free access. Assistance dogs are welcome as well. More info at smak.be.

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