the BIFFF the Actor’s Studio organizes Fantastikids, a selection of fantastic films especially for children. On the menu: two films a day, animation and make up. Sun. 12/0314:00 : Pirates of the Caribbeanby Gore Verbinski, with JohnnyDepp, Orlando BloomDist : Buena Vista / VF – DVDIn 17th Century, Jack Sparrow has to stop a gang… Continue reading FANTASTIKIDS 2006


From the 10th till the 25th of March, the long awaited High Mass of Fantastic Cinema comes to town, with a rosary of film pearls to be admired by 60.000 devoted followers for more than two weeks: 88 plus films presented in world, European or Belgian premiere, of which 15 will have a Belgian distribution.… Continue reading Edition2006

Fantastikids 2005

Fantastikids Every Wednesday and Sunday afternoon during the Festival, the small theatre on the Petite Rue des Bouchers will screen movies for the little ones. Before the show : theatre attractions, make-up and gifts. Adults allowed. Program 13/03 – 14:30 Studio 1 : Legend (vf) 13/03 – 14:30 Studio 2 : The Dark Crystal (ov… Continue reading Fantastikids 2005


Boogeyman, The Ring Two, White Noise, Creep, Riding the Bullet, Cold and Dark, R-Point… You want big spectacles ? Casshern, Appleseed, Arahan, Night Watch… You want action ? New Police Story, Kung Fu Hustle, Alone in the Dark… You want to laugh ? Satan’s Little Helper, Ghost House, the Crazy Night, Team America… You want stars ? Amanda Plummer,… Continue reading Edition2005


Let’s be honest: the festivities of our twentieth anniversary left us with an upset stomach and quite a headache. To cut short: one could easily have been discouraged. But the quality of the products that have caught our eyes, kicked us back into gear. And here we are, on the verge of a Festival we… Continue reading Edition2003


This year, the BIFFF blows out 20 candles. There’s a certain pressure on us to brag, as we are perceived as cultural trench-fighting veterans. People want saucy anecdotes and other (fantastic) stories of our heroic deeds. Meanwhile, what about the genre? Obviously, it sets us on fire. More and more often, you’ll find us staring… Continue reading Edition2002


They could tell you whatever they want. They could tell you that the Festival, relying on the intelligence and the adventurous spirit of its audience, explores Fantasy – through some 100 long features (of which 70 first screenings) and some 30 short features – in all its expressions and that, with its 7th Orbit section,… Continue reading Edition2000