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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, Voo?uit and KASKcinema. The concerts take place at Opera Ghent.

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Festival locations

  • Kinepolis | Press & Industry Office
    Ter Platen 12
  • Ticket Ghent Office
    Sint-Baafsplein 17
  • Opera Ghent
    Schouwburgstraat 3
  • Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof | Guest Office
    Hoogstraat 36
  • Sphinx Cinema & café
    Sint-Michielshelling 3 – Zaal 1 en 3
  • Studio Skoop & café
    Sint-Annaplein 63
  • Vooruit & café
    Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 23

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, Voo?uit en MIRY. The concerts take place at Opera Ghent.

  • 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
    • Halte Zuid (Studio Skoop, Vooruit): tram 2 - 4 | bus 5 - 6 - 8 - 20 - 42 - 44 - 48* - 52 - 53* - 54 - 55 - 55s* - 57* - 58 - 68* - 69* - 70 - 71 - 72 - 73* - 74* - 76 - 77 - 78 - N4 - N5 - N70 - 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 - 4 | bus N1
    • Stop Vogelmarkt: tram 2

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

  • 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.
    • Voo?uit & café: Accessible with help from the staff. Please inform us in advance via tickets@filmfestival.be.
    • KASKcinema:
    • Balie Tickets Gent: Accessible.
    • Opera Ghent: There is an elevator to the first floor. Seating for wheelchair users can be found at the parterre.
    • Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof: Accessible.

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