Opening Ceremony – 20-years retro

27 April 2017 – 19:30 – Flagey

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Thursay April 27th at 7.30 PM in Flagey

The Opening Ceremony: the abstract of the 20 years retrospective

This Brussels Short Film Festival 20th occasion will offer a look in the wing mirror with 5 short films programmes entitled « Everybody naked 1 & 2 », « Once upon a time a time », « Amazing Life » and « We know the routine ».
The opening screening, it’s the Best of the Best, the retrospective melting pot, films made in Belgium and others not. Basically, we sing, everybody naked ‘une fois’…
And after the screening, round to the Festival’s health. Let’s the party begins !

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This screening will include, among onthers, these films : 

Ce n’est pas un film de cow-boy

Benjamin Parent

Ce n'est pas un film de cow-boys
Country France
Genre Fiction
2012 @en - 12' - Color
Between classes, two groups of French teenagers talk about the movie they watched on television last night: Brokeback Mountain.

Le signaleur

Benoit Mariage

Le signaleur
Country Belgium
Genre Fiction
1997 @en - 18' - Black & White
A couple of cycle-race organizers turn up at an old people's home looking for someone who could be relied upon to act as an official during the race...

Le coq est mort

Zoltan Spirandelli

Country Germany
Genre Fiction
1988 - 11' - Color
A Young man askes the audience to sing a round "le coq est mort".


Jeroen Annokkée

Country Netherlands
Genre Fiction
2010 @en - 9' - Color
Bert's scantily dressed neighbour downstairs, Klaasje, comes by to borrow a cup of sugar. When she lets the cup slip from her hands and they both try to catch it, destiny strikes.


Pablo Munoz Gomez

Country Belgium
Genre Fiction
2013 @en - 17' - Color
Jorge loves his father. His father loves a chicken. Jorge doesn't like the chicken, he wants it in a henhouse. Before building the henhouse, Jorge needs a license. But it's hard to get something when your garden is in Flanders and you don't speak Flemish.


Claude Barras, Cédric Louis

Country Switzerland
Genre Animation
2005 @en - 7' - Color
Marine, an obese young girl, suffers from the way other people look at her and from the heat of summer. She dreams of a better life among the penguins on an ice floe…