10 21 oct '23
film fest café

Film Fest Café & restaurants

At the Film Fest Café, we like to enrich your film chats with a delicious snack and a wide range of drinks. Moreover, at the Film Fest Café, you are in the right spot for interesting talks and meetings. Would you like to extend your film evening with dinner? We have some excellent restaurant recommendations for you!

Film Fest Cafe c Michiel Devijver8

Film Fest Café

The festival experience does not start and finish in the cinema. Kick off your festival day from 9 a.m. with a coffee & croissant in the cosy Film Fest Café, the perfect location for a break between screenings, spontaneous meetings and a nice chat after the film screenings. From 12 to 21 October the Film Fest Café on the festival site is the beating heart of Film Fest Gent.

Practical information

  • Location

    Ter Platen 12, located at the Kinepolis site

  • Opening times

    Monday till Saturday → 09:00 - 01:00
    Sunday → 16:00 - 01:00


Food truck from Haven

If you want to enjoy a meal before or after an evening screening, you can always try one of the Film Fest Gent recommended restaurants, but from this year onwards you can also stay at the Film Fest Café! The Haven food truck can be found at the Film Fest Café every festival day from 18:00 to 23:00 and prepares delicious ramen with a lot of passion and culinary eccentricity.


Every day of the festival at 12:30, you can enjoy an interesting FFG Talkies, the talk show from Film Fest Gent. Throughout the year, we monthly invite directors, actors or artists for an inspiring talk about film. There are daily Talkies during the festival with a number guests and various hosts.

Film Fest Gent 14
Date Subject Guests/Host

Thu 13.10 (12:30-13:30)

Filmonderwijs in Vlaanderen


Fri 14.10 (12:30-13:30)

International Short Film Competition


Sat 15.10 (12:30-13:30)


Mon 17.10 (12:30-13:30)


Tue 18.10 (12:30-13:30)


Wed 19.10 (12:30-13:30)


Thu 20.10 (12:30-13:30)


Pieter Verlinden & Walter Hus

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