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National Competition 8

  • Sunday 28.04 – 18:00 – Studio 4 (Flagey) Book
  • Thursday 02.05 – 22:00 – Studio 5 (Flagey)

The Crème de la crème of Belgian short films in competition.

New this year : a number of tickets are available for pre-sale for the first broadcasts of national competition sessions, and can be booked via our website.

Une Nuit d’avance (A long night ahead)

Julien Bernard-Simmonds

Pays Belgium
Genre Fiction
2024 - 27' - Color - Sous-titres: OV FR ST NL/EN
Mauro, an older and weary truck driver, prepares to spend the night at a highway rest stop when he meets four mysterious, mischievous youths searching for a lost friend. Intrigued, Mauro offers to help. They draw him into the neighboring forest and wander till the break of dawn on a journey bordering life and death.


Audrey Muller et Nell Geeraerd

Pays Belgium
Genre Fiction
2024 - 2'21 - Color - Sous-titres: OV FR ST EN/NL
One evening, a hut, a little girl, and her aunt who distracts her.


Jérémy Adonis

Pays Belgium
Genre Fiction
2023 - 11'50 - Color - Sous-titres: OV EN ST FR/NL
The introspective journey of a man seeking the light within himself, at the dawn of the end of time. A dark, abstract and poetic tale uniting pictorial art and bodily expression.

Réminiscences (Memory lane)

Frederic Mosbeux

Pays Belgium
Genre Fiction
2023 - 19'41 - Color - Sous-titres: OV FR ST EN/NL
To prove that he's still fit to live at home, an old man suffering from Alzheimer's disease must search the depths of his mind, where memories pile up like jigsaw puzzles, in search of a forgotten past.

Scrap Head

Igor Gabriel

Pays Belgium
Genre Fiction
2023 - 7' - Color - Sous-titres: OV FR ST NL/EN
The young Tito criss-crosses the city on his scooter. He sells old electric cables stolen from construction sites and his father Stipè pockets the profits. After the bullying and humiliations, it's time for Tito to get his revenge.

Amour à Mort (Love To Death)

Ingrid Heiderscheidt

Pays Belgium
Genre Comedy, Fiction
2024 - 26'30 - Color - Sous-titres: OV ST EN/NL
Claudine is looking for love. At 45, she's desperately single, a master of ceremonies at a crematorium and a majorette with the Pekettes.