The film Festival of Ostend will be in the next edition three icons of the Flemish cinema stage. Raoul Servais, Harry Kümel, and Robbe De Hert, get a Lifetime Achievement Award. That is said in the publication of the poster and the promospot today in Ostend.
The programme of Filmfestival Oostende begins to take shape. There is going to be this year special attention to the Flemish filmmakers Raoul Servais, Harry Kümel, and Robbe De Hert, who is also a Lifetime Achievement Award will be received. Each award is linked to a screening of a film from or about one of these three pioneers.
So, Rudy Pinceel with the documentary ‘Servais’ tribute to Raoul Servais, the groundbreaking animation director of Ostend. The documentary goes on FFO in premiere.
In addition, the long-awaited documentary “Hollywood on The river Scheldt’, the dream project of Robbe de Hert, where years of work, in premiere. The film looks at the history and evolution of the Flemish movie. A history where The Deer an important role in has played. The Stag also gets his own star on the Walk of Fame.
With the screening of ‘Les Lèvres Rouges’ of Harry Kümel, take the FFO the audience back to Ostend from the ’70s.
In addition, it takes FFO, again, with the public event “Movie in the Park”, on 20 August, as a precursor to the festival. Master Matteo Simoni returns with “La Vita è Bella” of Roberto Benigni, right away a glimpse into his program. Matteo chose as a red thread through his selection of the theme of father-son. Together they made around six short spots. Will festival-goers be able to enjoy its selection with a few classic films such as ‘In the Name of the Father’, ‘There Will be Blood” and “La Stanza del Figlio’.