Film Fest Gent
Film Fest Gent is Belgium's most prominent annual film event. It started in 1974 as a student's film festival and has developed into one of Europe's foremost film events. Variety called the festival one of the 50 "must attend fests", and The Wall Street Journal catalogues it amongst the 5 European "fest with character".
Every year in October it presents some 100 feature films and 30 shorts from all over the world in various sections to an audience of over 100,000 spectators.
The Festival is most known for its focus on film music & the organization of the annual World Soundtrack Awards.
2018 dates: 9-19 October
2019 dates: 8-18 October