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Belgian films "Nos Batailles" and "Girl" win awards at Hamburg and Zurich festivals - The Brussels Times

The film was produced by Iota Production (French-language Belgium), Savage Film (Flanders) and Les Films Pelleas (France). It came out on the 4th of October and was distributed by Cinéart. The film was financed by the Brussels-Wallonia Federation ...

Benedikt Erlingsson's 'Woman At War' wins top award at 2018 Filmfest Hamburg - Screen International

Belgium's Guillaume Senez, Iceland's Benedikt Erlingsson and Iran's Jafar Panahi were among the award-winners at this year's Filmfest Hamburg, which ended yesterday (6 October). The Art Cinema Award went to Benedikt Erlingsson's political comedy ...

EclairGame and RTBF present eSports Cine Sessions at Kinepolis Brussels - Film Journal

EclairGame, the new eSports-based entertainment solution for cinemas, and Belgian public broadcaster RTBF announced the signing of an agreement for ten eSports-based Ciné Sessionscinema events, in partnership with the Kinepolis cinema chain.

Gal Gadot Is Joining The Murder On The Orient Express Sequel - Cinema Blend

The sequel to that film, an adaptation of Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile, will see Belgian detective Hercule Poirot solving an entirely new crime involving an entirely new set of characters, thus necessitating a new cast. That casting process has ...

Toronto 2018 preview: Screen's guide to the Contemporary World Cinema titles - Screen International

Eight years after his previous film 22nd Of May premiered in Toronto, Belgian filmmaker Mortier returns with his follow-up. Based on the real-life story of Belgian cyclist Frank Vandenbroucke, Angel follows the final 24 hours of a famous athlete and ...

Belgian Transgender Ballet Drama Wins Big At Cannes Film Festival - HuffPost

This year there were 16 films in the running, twice the average, according to the competition's founder, Franck Finance-Madureira, who said there was not just a large quantity of LGBT films, but also more sophisticated depictions of gay life than is ...

Belgian transgender ballet film wins Cannes Queer Palme - KFGO

The Belgian movie was warmly received, with Variety saluting "a stunning debut for both director Lukas Dhont and star Victor Polster". Polster, a cisgender boy and trained ballet dancer, won the prize for best performance in the Un Certain Regard ...

Do-Over Cinema: Bloodsport - Jean-Claude Van Damme's Greatest* Movie Turns 30 - Houston Press

Before applying the term "greatest" to any of Belgian martial artiste Jean-Claude Van Damme's films, it's necessary to get everyone on the same page. The "Muscles from Brussels" was never what one would call "thoughtful," or "nuanced," or "competent ...

MOVIE REVIEW: 'Racer and the Jailbird (Le Fidèle)' is a sleek, gritty, wildly romantic thriller - Niner Times

... the film has flown under the radar like most foreign-language films do, but there's something so unique, daring and enticing about the concept of “Racer and the Jailbird” that rings true of the authenticity that European, specifically French and ...

New Belgium's Belgian White Isn't Brewed in Belgium, So They Hired an 'Actual Belgian' - Adweek

You might recognize the pitchman in New Belgium Brewing's latest commercials—but only if you're a devotee of Belgian TV and cinema. Karel Deruwe, a seasoned Flemish actor with a resume that spans four decades, lifts a pint stateside in agency Erich ...

36th BIFFF ends: “Inuyashiki” by Shinsuke Sato receives Golden Raven - The Brussels Times

Belgian films are in the process of being bought. Jonathan Lenaerts is delighted saying, “There are purchasers worldwide coming to see Belgian films.” He says, “The advantage of the BIF Market is that, because it is tiny compared to the large markets ...

CINEMA The Adventures of Tintin: A light amid the bleakness - News Weekly

One such example is The Adventures of Tintin, the classic Belgian comic book series by Hergé that was adapted into an astonishingly faithful animated series in the 1990s and is now available on Netflix. Tintin is one of the most recognisable figures in ...

"The Mummy" and London Vampires Highlight Horror Movie Posters at Heritage Auctions - Fine Books & Collections Magazine

Dallas, TX - Rare movie posters from classic American horror flicks, including the only-remaining Belgian poster for The Mummy (Universal, 1933), haunt Heritage Auctions' Movie Posters event April 7-8 in Dallas. Cinema's classic monsters in the 600-lot ...

The cinematic sequel few expected: Brussels to host a new film festival - Lonely Planet Travel News

When the credits rolled and the curtain fell on the last independent film festival in Brussels in 2012, few could foresee the city hosting another cinematic extravaganza of the same stature. Scriptwriters, however, had other ideas and the Belgian ...

Kinepolis Group acquires Landmark Cinemas for $123M - Lexpert, a Thomson Reuters Business

On December 8, 2017, Belgium-based Kinepolis Group NV (Kinepolis) completed its acquisition of Landmark Cinemas Canada Limited Partnership (Landmark Cinemas) from TriWest Capital Partners (TriWest) and management shareholders for ...

Samuel Tilman on 'The Benefit of the Doubt,' Trial by Intuition, Belgium Cinema - Variety

It also marks the fiction feature debut of Belgium's Samuel Tilman, a co-writer and producer of Joachim Lafosse's second movie, “Ca rend hereux,” and a distinguished producer of documentaries and Rongione one-man shows. It is a film which makes the ...

Brussels BOZAR arts centre to showcase Georgian cinema - Agenda.ge

A selection of some of the most notable Georgian films, from a Soviet classic to contemporary releases, will be screened at Brussels' BOZAR Centre of Fine Arts in a new festival launched by the venue next week. Five works by Georgian directors will be ...

10 Directors to Watch: Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah Bring Street Cred to Belgian Cinema - Variety

The duo are determined to expand Belgian cinema: “As Moroccans, we have a negative image that we have to prove wrong. It's a fight that every immigrant faces,” El Arbi says. “Our movies are for a generation who doesn't have dreams. We want to give them ...

How to be a Brussels local: part 3 - How to find the perfect local gift - The Brussels Times

The Ixelles neighbourhood cinema Styx has reopened one of its two intimate screening rooms where 35 people can squeeze in to watch a film classic. Meanwhile, some of the best recent Belgian films are being screened at the Be Film festival held in late ...

Hollywood awards French filmmaking legend Agnès Varda with honorary Oscar - FRANCE 24

Eighty-nine-year-old Belgian-born cinema great Agnès Varda on Saturday received one of Hollywood's highest awards, an honorary Oscar, for her role as the sole female filmmaker who was part of the historic New Wave in France. The honour was handed ...

Cinema of Belgium refers to the film industry based in Belgium. Belgium is essentially a bi-lingual country divided into the Flemish north and the French-speaking south. There is also a small community of German speakers in the border region with Germany. Belgium is further a federal country made up of three regions and three language communities , the French Community and the German-speaking Community). Due to these linguistic and political divisions it is difficult to speak of a national, unified Cinema of Belgium. It would be more appropriate to talk about Flemish or Dutch-language cinema of Belgium and Walloon or French-language cinema of Belgium.

Cinema of Belgium
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Number of screens 461 (2010)
 • Per capita 4.7 per 100,000 (2010)
Main distributors 20th Century Fox 19.2%
Upi 16.6%
Walt Disney Pictures 12.3%
Produced feature films (2009)
Fictional 36 (76.6%)
Animated 4 (8.5%)
Documentary 7 (14.9%)
Number of admissions (2010)
Total 21,230,379
 • Per capita 1.97 (2012)
National films 2,050,604 (9.7%)
Gross box office (2010)
Total €145 million
National films €13.5 million (9.4%)

Cinema of Belgium refers to the film industry based in Belgium. Belgium is essentially a bi-lingual country divided into the Flemish (Dutch-speaking) north and the French-speaking south. There is also a small community of German speakers in the border region with Germany. Belgium is further a federal country made up of three regions (the Flemish Region, the Walloon Region and the Brussels-Capital Region) and three language communities (the Flemish Community (Dutch-speaking), the French (i.e., French-speaking) Community and the German-speaking Community).

Due to these linguistic and political divisions it is difficult to speak of a national, unified Cinema of Belgium. It would be more appropriate to talk about Flemish or Dutch-language cinema of Belgium and Walloon or French-language cinema of Belgium.