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October the Month of French-Speaking Belgian Film

Thursday, October, 7.  – Thursday, October, 21.2021.
Free online film festival at Festival Scope!

Under the “Fêtes de septembre” program, four full-length films, five documentaries and five short films can be rented free of charge until the 21st of October . The program featured some of the most significant French-speaking Belgian works of recent years from directors such as Joachim Lafosse, a festival favorite who also recorded the film Not Old Love, or Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani, who became known for their underground brainstorming.

Among the feature films to debut at the 2006 Venice Film FestivalIsabelle Huppert starring mudslingers (Private Property), which presents a divorced mother with two children Calvary, as you try to leave her old life behind. The issue of emigration is dissected by the bittersweet comedy Baden Baden, in which a 26 year-old tries to reintegrate into her hometown after a summer mission. The avant-garde action film by Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani already reinforces a series of more experimental pieces.

Hulls a Day (Laissez Bronzer Les Cadavres!), also screened at the 2018 Francophone Film Days, is an astonishing craze packed with quick montages and film history references that pays homage to the western, the new French wave and jacuzzi films. It is also viewed as part of major feature film selection at Marion Hänsel 2006 Sounds of Sand by (Sounds of Sand), a drama in which the protagonist leave, living in the desert village remained without water Rahne and his family set out to find a viable place for themselves. The sounds of the sand were presented at the San Sebastian Film Festival, where he received praise.

In addition to feature films, five full-length documentaries, including one of the loud festival successes of recent years, Overseas on Modern Slavery, and five short films were replaced by Belgian Film Month.

The films are available free of charge “as long as stocks last” until October, 21.2021., after one registration on the site in the original language with English subtitles can be watched.

Update Aggie Reiter