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Film Fest Gent - 2001 and Beyond: A Symphonic Odyssey

2001 and Beyond: A Symphonic Odyssey

Discover our music projects as well: during '2001 and Beyond: A Symphonic Odyssey' we honour the great Stanley Kubric with a film music concert devoted to films taking place in space.

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Film Fest Gent - 18th World Soundtrack Awards with Carter Burwell Live in Concert

18th World Soundtrack Awards with Carter Burwell Live in Concert

Discover our music projects: film music is the honoured guest at the World Soundtrack Awards! More specifically the music of Carter Burwell, Nicholas Britell and Philippe Sarde.

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Film Fest Gent - VIDEODROOM

VIDEODROOM

Discover our music projects: VIDEODROOM offers a cross-over universe between music, film and visuals. And afterwards we party at VIDEODROOM Nightlife.

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Film Fest Gent - Film Fest Gent 2018 announces Belgian slate

Film Fest Gent 2018 announces Belgian slate

At the 45th edition of Film Fest Gent, Belgian cinema will be as present as ever. We now present 10 titles including 6 world premieres with or by Belgian talent.

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Film selection aid

With over 140 films, the programme can be quite overwhelming. Where to start? Film Fest Gent offers you some selectiontools to help you find your way.
 

Sections

A discerning selection of the best of international cinema. An international jury awards two prizes

Previews attended by cast and filmmakers.

Films that offer a cross section of arthouse cinema from all over the world.

The best documentaries and feature films on a wide range of music and musicians.

Portraits of directors, actors, but also fashion-icons.

Premiere of the first two episodes of two new Flemish series and two mini-series - one documentary, one fiction - by two French directors, Claude Lanzmann and Bruno Dumont.

Competition for Belgian

Film Fest Gent puts a spotlight on European short film talent as well. The international jury awards the Film Fest Gent Best European Short Award, worth €3,000.

A program of Hungarian shorts as part of the focus on Hungarian cinema.

A selection of international shorts

Ripe for (re)discovery: the films of Hungarian master Miklós Jancsó. Plus restored classics from Hitchcock, Klimov and Ivory.

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Trails

Young film fans can once again enjoy the youngsters trail, which offers a stimulating and suited mix of films.

Six films to suit viewers aged 65 and over, selected from the programme by Roel Van Bambost.

A selection of documentaries addressing various topics, ranging from history and nature to society, music and art.

Belgian premieres of new films that already made their mark at international film festivals.

Even the youngest festival visitor can enjoy the programme with this selection of animated gems, documentaries and features.

A selection of films that follow unexpected narrative paths and push the boundaries of traditional filmmaking.

For those that look for young, exciting talent: debuts that are beautiful examples of a clear artistic vision.

Films with a predominantly rainbow-coloured theme or sensibility.

Thrilling, horrifying, provocative, confrontational films or films that are a little out-there. From inspired genre exercises ('Unsane', 'Bad Times at the El Royale') to pure experiments ('X-the eXploited', Maya Deren).

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#FFGENT updates

18th World Soundtrack Awards announces second wave of nominees

After revealing the nominees for Best Film Composer, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song, the World Soundtrack Academy announces a…
After revealing the nominees for Best Film Composer, Best TV Composer and Best Original Song, the World Soundtrack Academy announces a second wave of nominees for Best…

Film Fest Gent 2018 announces Belgian slate including 6 world premieres

At the 45th Film Fest Gent, Belgian cinema will be present as ever. Earlier it was announced that not only…
At the 45th Film Fest Gent, Belgian cinema will be present as ever. Earlier it was announced that not only the opening night ('Girl' by Lukas Dhont), but also the…

Buy your multi ticket pack online

The 45th edition of Film Fest Gent again offers film enthusiasts and loyal visitors the chance to buy a 5 or…
The 45th edition of Film Fest Gent again offers film enthusiasts and loyal visitors the chance to buy a 5 or a 10 ticket pack!

Film Fest Gent to close 45th edition with 'Beautiful Boy' by Felix van Groeningen

The film 'Beautiful Boy' by Felix van Groeningen with Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell will be the closing film of…
The film 'Beautiful Boy' by Felix van Groeningen with Timothée Chalamet and Steve Carell will be the closing film of the 45th edition of Film Fest Gent. The…

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#FFGent goes outer space!

#FFGent goes outer space!

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Een nieuwe gast voor onze @worldsoundtrackawards! Franse componist Philippe Sarde ontvangt op onze 18 editie de Lifetime Achievement Award.

Een nieuwe gast voor onze @worldsoundtrackawards! Franse componist Philippe Sarde ontvangt op onze 18 editie de Lifetime Achievement Award.

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