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Festival : Cinema

Au film du temps - Waterloo International Historical Film Festival

Au film du temps - Waterloo International Historical Film Festival
© ASBL Festival Cinéma Historique de Waterloo
  • Opening periods
    • from Thursday 16 October 2014 to Sunday 19 October 2014 (except on: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
    • Address:
      Ciné Wellington,
      1410 WATERLOOBelgium

    • MAPS: Google Maps

    Opening and closing gala, entertainment, concerts, exhibitions, meetings, debates, writers and film-makers are in store in Waterloo, 17 to 20/10/13.

    This first Waterloo film festival offers:

    • 2 official competitions,
    • Previews of 5 feature-films,
    • An overview of 8 films with "Authors to discover":

    Unknown in Belgium but well-known at home, their films will be shown twice during the festival.

    Great Figures of Historical Cinema

    A tribute to famous figures from the 7th art. To start us off, there's Jean Marais and Gérard Corbiau!

    In honour of the former, there will be a photo and ceramics exhibition and a showing of 3 cult films.

    A special evening entitled "The Music Teacher, already 25!" and a showing of 2 films (Farinelli and Le Roi Danse) will be dedicated to Gérard Corbiau.

    Encounters with history

    Each year, tribute is paid to some famous people from culture, economy and society... And who better to begin with than Napoleon, with a film showing, a debate and a visit to the Napoleon exhibition in the Wellington museum.

    Educational sessions and breakfasts!

    All sessions on Saturday and Sunday morning will be preceded by a free breakfast!

    One of the greatest Belgian directors, Gérard Corbiau, will be a member of the official jury.

    Thierry Lentz will be the president of the documentary jury.

    You can attend 4 days of film showings and the festival's CLIONS awards ceremony for the best film, best comedian, best comedienne, best production and best costumes and sets.

    There's also a "Rock Legend" evening, a vintage car rally, the reenactment of a historical banquet, a Tales and Legends evening, "Special Kids" and "Little Histories" film showings... which explore novels, comics and poetry!

    More than just cinema. Relive history!

    (Video in French)


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    We are not responsible for any changes in dates and/or programmes. Please contact the organiser prior to departure.