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2017-2018

Below are the films in Cinema ZED-STUK, since 11 Januari 2017 one of three rooms of Cinema ZED. 
The other two rooms can be found in Cinema ZED-Vesalius, on the new Vesalius site. 

Certain Women

Kelly Reichardt
Wed 22 Nov 17 . 20:00

Based on a number of short stories from Maile Meloy’s Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It, American filmmaker Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women portrays the intersecting lives of four independent women (Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart and Lily Gladstone).

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Farrebique

Georges Rouquier
Wed 13 Dec 17 . 20:00

In Farrebique Georges Rouquier depicts the everyday life of a family of French farmers following the rhythm of the different seasons.

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Past

Félicité

Alain Gomis
woe 31 mei & do 1 juni

Félicité sings in a bar in Kinshasa. When her 14-year-old son has a motorcycle accident, she goes on a frantic search through the streets of Kinshasa, a world of music and dreams. And her path crosses that of Tabu.

La Region Salvaje

Amat Escalante
woe 17, vr 19, ma 22, di 23, do 25, vr 26, zat 27, ma 29 & di 30 mei

A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction.

Cartas da Guerra

Ivo M. Ferreira
woe 3, do 4, zat 6, zon 7, di 9, do 11, vr 12, ma 15, di 16, zon 28 & di 30 mei

Based on António Lobo Antunes's novel, a collection of letters written by a young soldier, doctor and a aspirant writer, to his wife while he was serving in Angola between 1971 and 1973, during the Portuguese Colonial War, a war between Portugal with its former overseas provinces.

Their Finest

Lone Scherfig
woe 17, vr 19, zat 20, zon 21, ma 22, di 23, woe 24, do 25, vr 26, zat 27 & zon 28 mei

A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg.

Dalida

Lisa Azuelos
vr 5, ma 8, woe 10, zat 13, zon 14, zat 20, zon 21, woe 24 & ma 29 mei

Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième Jour", and who later committed suicide in 1987 in Paris, after sel

More than Honey

Markus Imhoof
do 18 mei

An in-depth look at honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia.

Before the Flood

Fisher Stevens
do 18 mei

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.

Denial

Mick Jackson
woe 3, do 4, vr 5, zat 6, zon 7, ma 8, di 9, do 11, vr 12, zat 13, zon 14, ma 15 & di 16 mei

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

The Making of Justice

Sarah Vanhee
Wed 10 May 17 . 20:00

In the presence of and in conversation with director Sarah Vanhee
 

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Susana de Sousa Dias
Wed 19 Apr 17 . 20:00

In the presence of and in conversation with director Susana de Sousa Dias

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Lion

Garth Davis
woe 8, do 9, vr 10, zat 11, zon 12, di 14, woe 15, do 16, vr 17, zon 19, ma 20, di 21, vr 31 maart & zat 1, zon 2, ma 3 en di 4 april

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

Safari

Ulrich Seidl
ma 27 & do 30 mrt

Ulrich Seidl, the master of the wonderful but uncomfortable documentary, examines the trophy hunting phenomenon of the white tourists in Africa.

DRIES

Reiner Holzemer
do 30 mrt

After three years of insisting, the German filmmaker Reiner Hölzemer was granted permission to follow the Flemish fashion designer Dries Van Noten in his work and life.

DE KINDEREN VAN JUF KIET

Petra Lataster-Czisch, Peter Lataster
do 30 mrt

At the local primary school in the Dutch village Hapert in Brabant, Kiet teaches children of asylum seekers who fled from countries such as Iraq, Eritrea and Syria.

Seed: The Untold Story

Jon Betz, Taggart Siegel
zon 26 & woe 29 mrt

Few things on earth are as wonderful and vital as seeds. Since the dawn of humanity, seeds have been cherished and seen as little specks full of life, containing and delivering the source of all existence.

All Governments Lie

Fred Peabody
woe 29 mrt

'All governments lie', was the ominous slogan of the legendary American investigative journalist I.F. Stone, inspiring a group of stubborn journalists wanting to do in-depth and independent research.

City of Ghosts

Matthew Heineman
woe 29 mrt

How can ordinary citizens stand up to ISIS? The group 'Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently' (RBSS) uses a special form of warfare in the fight against ISIS: journalism.

The Eagle Huntress

Otto Bell
woe 29 mrt

An adult eagle can get up to 7 kg and is therefore not a small cuddly bird. Nevertheless, Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, is not afraid to hold them. She decides to become a female eagle hunter, against all odds and the (all male) tradition.

David Lynch - The Art Life

Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, Olivia Neergaard-Holm
di 28 mrt

No English version available. 

Sacred Water

Olivier Jourdain
Din 28 mrt

In Western civilization the female orgasm is often shrouded in mystery. In Rwanda, however, it is literally legendary. According to an old legend, Lake Kivu – one of the Great Lakes in Africa – was formed by the orgasmic flood of a queen.

Boli Bana

Simon Gillard
din 28 mrt

Through the eyes of children about to be adults, Simon Gillard brings the nomadic life of a colourful West-African Fulani peoples to life.

I'M NOT YOUR NEGRO

Raoul Peck
Di 28 mrt

In this Belgian co-production Raoul Peck starts from an unfinished novel by African American writer James Baldwin and travels through the black history of the civil rights movement in the 60's, connecting it to the current #BlackLivesMatter.

Harry Benson: Shoot First

Justin Bare, Matthew Miele
ma 27 mrt

Full of wonderful and truly legendary images, Harry Benson brings us a new documentary: Shoot First, a true and honest portrait of the man behind many iconic photographs.

The Sad and Beautiful world of Sparklehorse

Alex Crowton, Balwant "Bobby" Dass
ma 27 mrt

Mark Linkous, tragic cult figure and driving force behind the group Sparklehorse, led a dramatic life with many ups and downs, which is reflected in his music.

Mon 27 Mar 17 . 20:00

The musical influence of Sparklehorse cannot be overestimated.

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Pornocracy

Ovidie
zon 26 mrt

Never ever have we watched more porn than nowadays. With the rise of the internet and websites with amateur videos, the porn industry was subject to large changes.

woe 29 mrt

Director Joakim Demmer was absolutely stunned when he saw this dreadful paradox at the airport in Ethopia: exhausted workers were loading food, intended for export to Europe, while another team was unloading imported food aid, intended for inland distribution.

The Grown-Ups

Maite Alberdi
do 23 & zo 26 mrt

No English version available. 

Down to Earth

Renata Heinen, Rolf Winters
zo 26 mrt

Many dream about it, but few really realize it. Let alone keeping up with it unceasingly for five years. Rolf and his family go on a world tour. Not so much for the adventure, but mostly as a spiritual journey, in search of the meaning of life.

EXPRMNTL

Brecht Debackere
Zat 25 mrt

Some may consider the term "experimental film" to be a highbrow quality label, others may see a rather polite euphemism for “bad movie“. So what really is the significance of this vague term? And why is "experimental film" so hard to find today?

zat 25 mrt

Subcultures often disappear as quickly as they arise. The Mod culture seems to be an exception. Besides London and Glasgow even Tokyo has its own Mod scene.

The Bomb

Kevin Ford, Smriti Keshari, Eric Schlosser
zat 25 mrt

The Bomb puts the viewer at the heart of the incredible power of nuclear weapons - the most dangerous machines ever built by man.

Aim for the Roses

John Bolton
vrij 24 mrt

A bizarre story of a stuntman who wants to jump across a river with his car and a musician making a special album about it: John Bolton perfectly combines both plot lines in a sassy and idiosyncratic documentary, titled Aim for the Roses.

Sour Grapes & D²: Wine Tasting

Jerry Rothwell & Reuben Atlas
vrij 24 mrt

How to fake an old and expensive Bordeaux wine? Mix a few wines together, put a cork in the bottle, put the correct label on it and done! Unfortunately it is not that simple. Or is it? Rudy Kurniawan managed to get the job done several times.

Sour Grapes

Jerry Rothwell & Reuben Atlas
vrij 24 mrt

How to fake an old and expensive Bordeaux wine? Mix a few wines together, put a cork in the bottle, put the correct label on it and done! Unfortunately it is not that simple. Or is it? Rudy Kurniawan managed to get the job done several times.

Where is Rocky II?

Pierre Bismuth
vrij 24 mrt

In 2009 the American artist Ed Ruscha stashed away a big fake stone - which he baptized Rocky II - in the Mojave Desert. Casually he wishes scriptwriter Piere Bismuth luck in his quest for the stone. Bismuth picks up the gauntlet and goes out to find the stone.

Grands Travaux

Gerard-Jan Claes, Olivia Rochette
don 23 mrt

Grands Travaux allows the viewer to walk along as a silent witness in a Dutch-speaking school in Brussels, that does not hold the best reputation. The documentary does more than focus on the school: it focuses on the students that inhabit it.

Amateurs in Space

Max Kestner
Do 23 mrt

How technical is a spaceship? Two Denish men want to be the first amateurs sending a human into outer space and bring him back again. Amazingly, their first steps seem promising. But can human intelligence overcome human sensitiveness and clashing egos?

An American in Paris

Vincente Minnelli
zon 19 en di 21 maart

Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.

Under Electric Clouds

Aleksey German
do 16, zat 18 en ma 20 maart

Episodic, spiritual and existentialistic look at the state the Russia is in in 2017, exactly one hundred years after the communist-led Russian Revolution. The future looks gloomy, since the world is on the brink of yet another world war.

Tramontane

Vatche Boulghourjian
do 2, vr 3, zat 4, zon 5, ma 6, vr 10, ma 13, woe 15, vr 17 en zat 18 maart

Rabih, a young blind man, lives in a small village in Lebanon. He sings in a choir and edits Braille documents for an income. His life unravels when he tries to apply for a passport and discovers that his identification card, which he has carried his entire life, is a forgery.

Moonlight

Barry Jenkins
woe 1, do 2, vr 3, zat 4, ma 6, di 7, woe 8, do 9, zat 11, zon 12, ma 13 en di 14 maart

A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Singin' in the Rain

Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
zon 5 en di 7 maart

A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

London

Patrick Keiller
Wed 1 Mar 17 . 20:00

In the presence of and in conversation with director Patrick Keiller.

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Hidden Figures

Theodore Melfi
woe 15, do 16, vr 17, zon 19, ma 20, di 21, do 23, vr 24, zat 25, ma 27 en di 28 februari

A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.

TU 28 FEB 2017 – 20:00

A jaunty, jovial portrait with a surprising sting in its tail
The New York Times – (Critic’s Pick)

Clash

Mohamed Diab
woe 8, vr 10, zon 12, do 16, zat 18, di 21, vr 24, zon 26 en di 28 februari

Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by their inevitable fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.

woe 15, vr 17, zat 18, zon 19, ma 20, woe 22, do 23, zat 25, zon 26 en ma 27 februari

Two haunting Italian tales from different centuries in the convent prison of Bobbio, caught somewhere between past and present: a young 17th century priest falls under the spell of a bewitching nun and a modern-day tax investigator tries to push a mysterious old man out of hiding.

The Handmaiden

Park Chan-wook
woe 1, do 2, vr 3, zat 4, zon 5, ma 6, di 7, woe 8, do 9, zat 11, zon 12, ma 13 en di 14 februari

A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.

woe 1, do 2, vr 3, zat 4, zon 5, ma 6, di 7, do 9, zat 11, ma 13 en di 14 februari

Massimo's idyllic childhood is shattered by the death of his mother. Years later, he is forced to relive his traumatic past and compassionate doctor Elisa could help him open up and confront his childhood wounds.

wo 18, do 19, vr 20, za 21, zo 22, ma 23, di 24, wo 25, vr 27, za 28, zo 29 en di 31 jan

The true story of Olli Mäki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title.

Neruda

Pablo Larraín
wo 18, do 19, vr 20, za 21, zo 22, ma 23, di 24, wo 25, do 26, ma 30 en di 31 jan

An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

Sing Street

John Carney
do 26, za 28, zo 29 en ma 30 jan

No English version available.

Bacalaureat

Cristian Mungiu
wo 11, do 12, vr 13, za 14, zo 15, ma 16 en di 17 jan

A film about compromises and the implications of the parent's role.

Layla M.

Mijke de Jong
wo 4, za 7, zo 8, di 10, wo 11, do 12, vr 13, za 14, zo 15, ma 16 en di 17 jan

A teenage Muslim growing up in Amsterdam becomes radicalised.

KING OF THE BELGIANS

Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth
wo 21, do 22, vr 23, ma 26 en di 27 dec

The King of the Belgians is on a state visit in Istanbul when his country falls apart. He must return home at once to save his kingdom. But a solar storm causes airspace and communications to shut down. No planes. No phones.

PATERSON

Jim Jarmusch
zo 11, ma 12, wo 14, do 15, vr 16, zo 18 en di 20 dec

Set in the present in Paterson, New Jersey, this is a tale about a bus driver and poet.

Peter en de Draak

David Lowery
wo 4 en zo 8 jan

The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon.

Mijn naam is Courgette

Claude Barras
di 3, vr 6 en za 7 jan

No English version available.

Mannetje Tak en andere Verhaaltjes

Jeroen Jaspaer, Julia Ocker, Dmitry Vysotskiy, Pascal Hecquet, Aline Quertain, Sylwia Szkiladz
do 3, vr 4 en zo 6 nov & zo 4, wo 7, zo 11 en wo 14 dec

No English version available.

2017-2018

Below are the films in Cinema ZED-STUK, since 11 Januari 2017 one of three rooms of Cinema ZED. 
The other two rooms can be found in Cinema ZED-Vesalius, on the new Vesalius site. 

Captain Fantastic

Matt Ross
do 20, vr 21, zat 22, zon 23, ma 24, di 25, woe 26 en zat 29 okt

Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults.

A QUIET PASSION

Terence Davies
wo 28, do 29 en vr 30 dec

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.

vr 4 en zo 6 nov & di 27, wo 28, do 29 en 30 dec

No English version available.

Anomalisa

Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson
ma 26, wo 28 en do 29 dec

Michael is a celebrated motivational speaker, travelling the country, changing the lives of countless people. But in the course of transforming others, his life has become hollow and meaningless.

45 Years

Andrew Haigh
wo 21, ma 26 en di 27 dec

A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receive shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives

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JULIETA

Pedro Almodóvar
do 22, vr 23 en di 27 dec

Julieta's life in 2015 finds her on the verge of madness; 30 years earlier, we see a more prosperous time in her life. After a casual encounter, the brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.

LA TIERRA Y LA SOMBRA

César Augusto Acevedo
wo 21, do 22, vr 23, ma 26 en di 27 dec

After having left a long time ago, a humble country sugar cane worker returns home to meet his grandson and deal with the hardships his family has been put into.

1 dec

Explores the creative process of Nick Cave and his band as the singer struggles an unspoken personal tragedy.

PERSONAL SHOPPER

Olivier Assayas
zo 11, ma 12, di 13, do 15, vr 16, za 17, zo 18, ma 19 en di 20 dec

Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, she haunts his Paris home, determined to make contact with him.

WILD AT HEART

David Lynch
do 15 en ma 19 dec

Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.

PRIL LEVEN

Claudio Capanna
di 13, wo 14 en za 17 dec

The twins Eden and Léandro were born severely premature. Once out of the belly of their mother, Laurence, they find themselves propelled into the hostile and worrying world of the hospital, full of the sounds of machines and of doctors in white coats.

Mia Madre

Nanni Moretti
zo 11, wo 14 en vr 16 dec

Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.

RADICAL / LIGHT

Robbrecht Desmet
di 13 dec

Radical / Light is a project for a film based on the eponymous dance performance by choreographer Salva Sanchis. Robbrecht Desmet departed from the creation process of the piece for the conception of his film.

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THE BOYS FROM FENGKUEI

Hsiao-Hsien Hou
1 dec

Ah-Ching and his friends have just finished school in their island fishing village, and now spend most of their time drinking and fighting. Three of them decide to go to the port city of Kaohsiung to look for work.

zat 10 december

Op zaterdag 10 december worde de winnaars van de jury- en publieksprijzen bekend gemaakt. De winnende films worden die avond ook nog integraal vertoond tijdens in één van de palmaresvertoningen nadien. 

zat 10 december

De winnaars van de VAF Wilcards zijn bekend. Wij bundelen ze nog eens tot één vertoning op de slotavond van het 20ste Internationaal Kortfilmfestival Leuven. 

za 3/12 , di 6/12 , wo 7/12, vr 9/12 & za 10/12

A wonderful series of comic short films from all corners of the broad humor spectrum: from pee-your-pants hilarious to cute smiley humor, from the driest jokes to over-the-top slapstick.

zo 4, ma 5, di 6, woe 7, do 8 en zat 10 december

More and more movie directors are exploring the wondrous possibilities of virtual reality. Put some VR glasses on and enjoy a varied selection of fiction and animated films, including new work by Oscar-winning director Patrick Osborne.

zo 4 en zat 10 december

The European Film Awards - the European Oscars, so to speak - will be awarded on December 10, 2016 in Wroclaw (Poland). Fifteen short films will compete for the coveted title of 'Best European Short. Besides fiction films, there are also animated and documentary films.

za 3/12, di 6/12, do 8/12 & za 10/12

The cream of the crop for animation lovers! From clay-mation to high-tech 3D animation, from classically drawn masterpieces to surprising stop motion with edited photos, all styles and sizes are represented in two divine compilations of the very best this year had to offer in animation.

ma 5 en zaterdag 10 december

The European Film Awards - the European Oscars, so to speak - will be awarded on December 10, 2016 in Wroclaw (Poland). Fifteen short films will compete for the coveted title of 'Best European Short. Besides fiction films, there are also animated and documentary films.

zo 4/12 , vr 9/12 & za 10/12

'The Lab' is the perfect place for short films that are 'outside the box'. Films that play around with the medium like no other and sometimes stay far away from a classic narrative plot, but that captivate and create depth by images, sound and crossovers to other disciplines or new media.

za 3/12, ma 5/12, di 6/12 & za 10/12

The cream of the crop for animation lovers! From clay-mation to high-tech 3D animation, from classically drawn masterpieces to surprising stop motion with edited photos, all styles and sizes are represented in two divine compilations of the very best this year had to offer in animation.

za 3/12 & wo 7/12 & za 10/12

The programming team of the IKL travels to the farthest corners of the world, climbs the highest mountain, swims through the deepest oceans, all to come back with four programs with the best short films for children.

zo 4, do 8 en vr 9 december

There are a lot of talented filmmakers in Flanders, but who really outshone everyone else this year? No less than 25 short films will compete for one of four prizes.

zo 4, di 6, woe 7 en vr 9 december

There is a growing international appreciation for Flemish animation talent. In this very varied series, you can discover the most recent films of recently graduated students, but we also offer work by more experienced makers who have already shown what they can do.

vr 9 december

No short film festival without a KORTFILM.BE evening. For many years, the online short film magazine has been putting short film in the spotlight with reviews, festival reports and observations.

zo 4, do 8 en vr 9 december

There are a lot of talented filmmakers in Flanders, but who really outshone everyone else this year? No less than 25 short films will compete for one of four prizes.

di 6, woe 7 en vr 9 december

What is the Best European Short Film of the past year? With films from Iceland and Cyprus, from the UK and Ukraine this competition is as diverse as the genres it includes: hilarious comedies, exciting thrillers, profound film poems, realistic dramas and even a troll movie.

ma 5, do 8 en vr 9 december

What is the Best European Short Film of the past year? With films from Iceland and Cyprus, from the UK and Ukraine this competition is as diverse as the genres it includes: hilarious comedies, exciting thrillers, profound film poems, realistic dramas and even a troll movie.

ma 5, woe 7 en vr 9 december

There are a lot of talented filmmakers in Flanders, but who really outshone everyone else this year? No less than 25 short films will compete for one of four prizes.

zo 4, do 8 en vr 9 december

What is the Best European Short Film of the past year? With films from Iceland and Cyprus, from the UK and Ukraine this competition is as diverse as the genres it includes: hilarious comedies, exciting thrillers, profound film poems, realistic dramas and even a troll movie.

ma 5, do 8 en vr 9 december

What is the Best European Short Film of the past year? With films from Iceland and Cyprus, from the UK and Ukraine this competition is as diverse as the genres it includes: hilarious comedies, exciting thrillers, profound film poems, realistic dramas and even a troll movie.

ma 5, woe 7 en vr 9 december

There are a lot of talented filmmakers in Flanders, but who really outshone everyone else this year? No less than 25 short films will compete for one of four prizes.

za 3/12, ma 5/12 & vr 9/12

Traditionally the festival zooms in on a particular region of the world, and this year the spotlight will be on the distant New Zealand. As a film country New Zealand has, after all, much more to offer than the breath-taking scenery of "The Lord of the Rings'.

zo 4, di 6 en vr 9 december

There are a lot of talented filmmakers in Flanders, but who really outshone everyone else this year? No less than 25 short films will compete for one of four prizes.

zo 4/12 & do 8/12

A few years ago, the Short Film festival joined the select club of Oscar Qualifying festivals.

zo 4, ma 5, woe 7 en do 8 december

There is a growing international appreciation for Flemish animation talent. In this very varied series, you can discover the most recent films of recently graduated students, but we also offer work by more experienced makers who have already shown what they can do.

za 3/12,d i 6/12 & do 8/12

Traditionally the festival zooms in on a particular region of the world, and this year the spotlight will be on the distant New Zealand. As a film country New Zealand has, after all, much more to offer than the breath-taking scenery of "The Lord of the Rings'.

zat 3, woe 7 en do 8 december

What is the Best European Short Film of the past year? With films from Iceland and Cyprus, from the UK and Ukraine this competition is as diverse as the genres it includes: hilarious comedies, exciting thrillers, profound film poems, realistic dramas and even a troll movie.

zo 4, woe 7 en do 8 december

What is the Best European Short Film of the past year? With films from Iceland and Cyprus, from the UK and Ukraine this competition is as diverse as the genres it includes: hilarious comedies, exciting thrillers, profound film poems, realistic dramas and even a troll movie.

woe 7 december

For the 11th time, Flanders' most idiosyncratic magazine will issue its own short film prize: the coveted HUMO Award. Humo selected a number of short films from the Flemish Competition.

di 6 december

Canvas has a heart for cinema, including short film. It has become a festival tradition for Canvas to hand out the Audience Awards for Best Flemish Short Fiction Film and Best Flemish Animated Short. But there's more.

ma 5 december

SABAM for Culture is committed to the promotion, development and protection of SABAM’s audiovisual repertoire. The departments audiovisual arts, theater, literature and visual arts within SABAM are united in Artes powered by Sabam.

za 3/12 & zo 4/12

The programming team of the IKL travels to the farthest corners of the world, climbs the highest mountain, swims through the deepest oceans, all to come back with four programs with the best short films for children.

TONIO

Paula van der Oest
vr 25, zo 27 en wo 30 nov & 2 dec

On 23 May 2010, 21-year-old Tonio van der Heijden (played by Chris Peters) was hit by a car and taken in a critical condition to hospital, where he died.

SHADOW WORLD

Johan Grimonprez
vr 25, di 29 en wo 30 nov & 2 dec

Based on the book of The Shadow World, this feature length documentary is an investigation into the multi-billion dollar international arms trade.

LE CIEL FLAMAND

Peter Monsaert
wo 23, do 24, za 26, zo 27, ma 28, di 29 en wo 30 nov & 1 dec

No English version available.

wo 23, zo 27 en wo 30 nov

A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.

GENIUS

Michael Grandage
wo 16, za 19, zo 20, ma 22, di 23 en di 29 nov

A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others.

BADLANDS

Terrence Malick
do 24 en ma 28 nov

An impressionable teenage girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend embark on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.

KAILI BLUES

Bi Gan
do 24, za 26 en ma 28 nov

A doctor with a dark past sets out on a journey to his native region to fulfil his promises.

AWOL

Deb Shoval
wo 16, za 19 en vr 25 nov

A young woman Joey is in search of direction in her small town. A visit to an army recruiting office appears to provide a path, but when she meets and falls in love with Rayna that path diverges in ways that neither woman anticipates.

JONATHAN

Pjotr J. Lewandowski
vr 18, wo 23 en za 26 nov

No English version available. 

LIFE, ANIMATED

Roger Ross Williams
do 17, vr 18, za 19, zo 20, ma 21 en di 22 nov

A coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood.

24 WOCHEN

Anne Zohra Berrached
zo 13, di 15, wo 16, do 17 en di 22 nov

Centered on the dilemma faced by a woman who is already six months pregnant when she learns that her unborn child will have Down's syndrome as well as a serious heart defect. Should she be able to choose the option of a late-term abortion?

THE APARTMENT

Billy Wilder
do 17 en ma 21 nov

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

vr 4, zo 6, wo 9, zo 13, wo 16 en zo 20 nov

When the nine year old Isra goes on a school trip, she winds up in a magical library. There, she finds out that a young boy is held captive in one of the books. In an attempt to save the boy, she starts an adventurous journey into a magical world.

JIROKICHI THE RAT

Daisuke Itô
18 nov

No English version available.

ZERO DAYS

Alex Gibney
do 10, za 12 en di 15 nov

A documentary focused on Stuxnet, a piece of self-replicating computer malware that the U.S. and Israel unleashed to destroy a key part of an Iranian nuclear facility, and which ultimately spread beyond its intended target.

HELL OR HIGH WATER

David Mackenzie
wo 9, vr 11, za 12, zo 13, ma 14 en di 15 nov

A divorced father and his ex-con older brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's ranch in West Texas.

ON THE WATERFRONT

Elia Kazan
do 10 en ma 14 nov

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

LA DANSEUSE

Stéphanie Di Giusto
wo 9, do 10, vr 11, za 12 en zo 13 nov

Loïe Fuller was the toast of the Folies Bergères at the turn of the 20th century and an inspiration for Toulouse-Lautrec and the Lumière Brothers. The film revolves around her complicated relationship with protégé and rival Isadora Duncan.

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS

Stephen Frears
wo 2, vr 4, zo 6, di 8, wo 9 en vr 11 nov

The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

TRAIN TO BUSAN

Sang-ho Yeon
wo 2, do 3 en di 8 nov

While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan.

MISS SHARON JONES!

Barbara Kopple
za 5, ma 7 en di 8 nov

Miss Sharon Jones: Dreams never expire but sometimes they are deferred.

PAISÀ

Roberto Rossellini
do 3 en ma 7 nov

No English version available.

zo 30 en ma 31 okt & di 1, wo 2, do 3 en vr 4 nov

When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

do 3, za 5 en zo 6 nov

A secret bet between Solan and Olvar O. Kleppvold, he loses the house and workshop of the genious inventor Reodor Felgen, and they both bring their allies in the fight to win.

Dhanak

Nagesh Kukunoor
zo 6 nov

Believing actor and goodwill ambassador Shah Rukh Khan can help her brother get an operation to restore his sight, a 10-year old girl takes her blind 8-year old brother on a trek across Rajasthan in search of the superstar.

De Grote Vriendelijke Reus

Steven Spielberg
wo 14, zo 18, wo 21 sept & do 3, za 5 nov

A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children.

The Addams Family

Barry Sonnenfeld
vr 4 nov

The eccentric lifestyle of the Addams family is threatened when the family attorney and a greedy mother/son team conspire to steal the family fortune.

do 3 nov

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

Supersonic

Mat Whitecross
vr 28, zat 29 okt & ma 1 nov

An in-depth look at the life and music of Manchester-based rock band, Oasis.

I, Daniel Blake

Ken Loach
woe 26, do 27, vr 28, zat 29, zon 30 en ma 31 okt & di 1 nov

A middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

In Pursuit of Silence

Patrick Shen
zon 30 okt & di 1 nov

A film about our relationship with silence and the impact of noise on our lives.

Brief Encounter

David Lean
do 27 en ma 31 okt

Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.

Aferim!

Radu Jude
do 27, vr 28 en ma 31 okt

Set in early 19th century Romania, a policeman, Costandin, is hired by a nobleman to find a Gypsy slave who has run away from his estate after having an affair with his wife.

Wed 26 Oct 16 . 20:00

Ham Chunsu (Jung Jaeyoung) is an art-film director who has come to Suwon for a screening of one of his movies. He meets Yoon Heejung (Kim Minhee), a fledgling artist. She’s never seen any of his films but knows he’s famous; he’d like to see her paintings and then go for sushi and soju.

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The Red Turtle

Michael Dudok de Wit
woe 12, do 13, zat 15, ma 17, woe 19, vr 21, zat 22 en di 25 okt

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.

Dancing inside my head

Pascal Poissonnier
di 18, zat 22 en di 25 okt

No English version available.

Kiwi en Strit

Esben Toft Jacobsen
wo 19, zo 23 en di 25 okt

Kiwi and Strit live in a clearing in the forest, at the foot of the big hill.

Queen Christina

Rouben Mamoulian
do 20 en ma 24 okt

Queen Christina of Sweden is a dominant European ruler in the 17th century, and has never thought of romance. However, she accidentally and secretly falls in love with an emissary from Spain, even though a marriage between the two seems out of the question.

The Here After

Magnus von Horn
vr 14, zat 15, zon 16, ma 17, woe 19 en zon 23 okt

When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However in the local community, his crime is neither forgotten nor forgiven. 

La Fille inconnue

Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
woe 12, do 13, vr 14, zat 15, zon 16, di 18, do 20, vr 21 en zon 23 okt

One evening, after closing her practice for the day, young doctor Jenny hears the doorbell ring, but doesn't answer it. The next day, the police inform her that an unidentified young woman has been found dead close by.

De Leuvense Scene

Johan Van Schaeren
woe 5, zat 8, ma 10, woe 12, vr 14, zon 16 en di 18 okt

No English version available.

Steamboat Bill Jr.

Charles Reisner, Buster Keaton
do 13 en ma 17 okt

The effete son of a cantankerous riverboat captain comes to join his father's crew.

Celestial Camel

Yury Feting
wo 12 okt en zo 16 okt

When his father sells their baby camel Altynka, his mother, Mara, escapes to be find her calf. Her disappearance is a potential disaster for the family so eldest son, Bayir, takes off to retrieve her.

Juste la Fin du Monde

Xavier Dolan
woe 5, do 6, vr 7, zat 8, zon 9 & di 11 oktober

Louis a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.

IT

Clarence G. Badger
do 6 en di 11 okt

A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.

Samuel in the Clouds

Pieter van Eecke
ma 10 en di 11 okt

No English version available.

LA PAZZA GIOIA

Paolo Virzì
vr 30 sept

Donatella and Beatrice reside in a psychiatric facility in Tuscany. They have very different life stories, but a chance to escape brings them together in an adventure that will change their lives forever and will help them realize the beauty in imperfection.

Siv gaat logeren

Catti Edfeldt, Lena Hanno Clyne
wo 28 sept & zo 2, wo 5 en zo 9 okt

Little Siv is supposed to sleep over at Cerisia's place, but the later it gets the stranger things start to appear in her new friend's odd home.

za 1, ma 3 en di 4 okt

A jaded Japanese woman discovers a hidden copy of Fargo (1996) on VHS, believing it to be a treasure map indicating the location of a large case of money.

The Neon Demon

Nicolas Winding Refn
za 1, ma 3 en di 4 okt

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.

za 1, zo 2, ma 3 en di 4 okt

Through five stories, the movie addresses sex and love.

Weiner

Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg
do 29 en vr 30 sept

An examination of disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign and the landscape of today's political landscape.

FREE - PRESALE STARTS 1H BEFORE SHOW AT STUK RECEPTION

Blind Cinema

Britt Hatzius
Wed 28, Thu 29 & Fri 30 Sep 16 . 19:00

A film screening/performance with children, for adults.
In collaboration with Artforum 

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Nuts

Penny Lane
wo 28 en do 29 sept

The mostly true story of Dr. John Romulus Brinkley, an eccentric genius who built an empire with his goat-testicle impotence cure and a million-watt radio station.

No country for old men

Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
wo 28 sept

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

FREE - PRESALE STARTS 1H BEFORE SHOW AT STUK RECEPTION

Café Society

Woody Allen
wo 21, za 24, zo 25, ma 26 en di 27 sept

A young man arrives in Hollywood during the 1930s hoping to work in the film industry. There, he falls in love, and finds himself swept up in the vibrant café society that defined the spirit of the age.

Fuocoammare

Gianfranco Rosi
wo 21, do 22, vr 23, za 24, ma 26, di 27

Capturing life on the Italian island of Lampedusa, a frontline in the European migrant crisis.

Toni Erdmann

Maren Ade
wo 14, vr 16, za 17, zo 18, ma 19, za 24 en di 27 sept

A father tries to reconnect with his adult daughter.

Lo & Behold

Werner Herzog
wo 21, do 22, vr 23 en ma 26 sept

In LO AND BEHOLD: REVERIES OF THE CONNECTED WORLD, the Oscar-nominated Herzog chronicles the virtual world from its origins to its outermost reaches, exploring the digital landscape with the same curiosity and imagination he previously trained on earthly destinations as disparate as the A

Sleeping Giant

Andrew Cividino
do 22, vr 23 en zo 25 sept

While spending the summer in cottage country on the shores of Lake Superior, three teens cope with boredom by testing the limits of their experience.

Frantz

François Ozon
wo 14, do 15, za 17, zo 18, ma 19, di 20 en vr 23 sept

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers.

Le confessioni

Roberto Andò
do 15, vr 16, za 17, ma 19, di 20 en wo 21 sept

A G8 meeting is being held at a luxury hotel on the German coast. The world's most powerful economists are gathered to enact important provisions that will deeply influence the world ...