Programme

Programme

12 Oct – 11 Dec 2016

In this MOVING IMAGE EXPO, STUK is delighted to present the work of visual artist Emre Hüner.

expo • image
Wed 28, Thu 29 & Fri 30 Sep 16, Wed 12 Oct 16 . .

All conversations during this project will be in Dutch. 

expo • image • stuk start
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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Thu 8 Dec 16 . 18:30

Entrepreneurs from Food Waste Challenge 

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.

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.

Thu 8 Dec 16 . 20:00

Yuko presents their fourth album, Cher Ami.

image • sound • music
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.

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'.

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.

zo 4/12 & do 8/12

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

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.

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.

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'.

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.

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.

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.

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 4/12 , 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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. 

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. 

do 3, vr 4 en zo 6 nov & zo 4, wo 7, zo 11 en wo 14 dec

No English version available.

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.

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.

Elke zondagavond

Every Sunday night, STUKcafé offers free concerts by promising Belgian and international jazz artists.  

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.

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.

di 13 dec

No English version available.

dance • image • film
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.

Wed 14 & Thu 15 Dec 16 . 20:00

In Only The Clouds Unchanged Philipp Blom gives a penetrating description of the turbulent years with which the 20th century began.

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.

Fri 16 Dec 16 . 16:30

The organisation and the jury have announced the list of nominees for the Young Art Critic Prize 2016:

Review
Sébastien Hendrickx
Julia Mullié
Brenda Tempelaar

Essay
Laurie Cluitmans
Nele Wynants
Sophia Zürcher

expo • image
1 dec

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

Sat 17 Dec 16 . 20:00
Program
- Bach Busoni Chaconne D Minor BWV 1004 
- Rachmaninov Prelude Op.32, No.
Sat 17 Dec 16 . 22:00

clubSTUK is a monthly party at STUK. We start at 22:00 and end at 5:00. 

Tue 20 & Wed 21 Dec 16 . 19:00

I think the dances can be regarded as part of a human reservoir of movement and relation beyond spoken or written language. 
Amanda Piña

dance • utopia • encore!
Tue 20 & Wed 21 Dec 16 . 20:30

Thinking does not play well in an image-based culture. There is not much to see in it. It is not a performing art. 
Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death

dance • utopia • premiere
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

Pers

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

No English version available.

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.

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.

Past

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

No English version available.

Thu 1 Dec 16 . 20:00

Magnificent, skillful and peaceful.
The performance is a remarkable and sublime meditative experience.
Dagens Nyheter

1 dec

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

Tue 29 & Wed 30 Nov 16, Thu 1 Dec 16 . 20:30

What does togetherness mean in 2016? In Mazing five dancers are set in motion by the audience, creating visible networks of action, which emerge from simple social negotiations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

zo 4/12 & do 8/12

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Elke zondagavond

Every Sunday night, STUKcafé offers free concerts by promising Belgian and international jazz artists.  

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.

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.

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'.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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'.

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.

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.

do 3, vr 4 en zo 6 nov & zo 4, wo 7, zo 11 en wo 14 dec

No English version available.

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.

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.

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, 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.

Wed 7 Dec 16 . 19:00

The Alvaret Ensemble is a collective based around the musicians Greg Haines, Romke Kleefstra, Sytze Pruiksma and poet Jan Kleefstra, often expanding to include other musicians from around the world.

elsewhere • sound • music
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.

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, 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.

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.

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, 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.

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.