Wim De Witte is the director of the Film Fest Gent. It reports the film festival, that today will say goodbye to artistic director Patrick Duynslaegher. Who retires and is succeeded by The White, which since 2000 is part of the organization behind the festival.
The White filled the past years in various positions within the organizing team of the festival. “I am convinced that the film festival has a bright future with Marijke Vandebuerie as general manager and Wim De Witte as the director”, says Duynslaegher.
He will be in the next editions, however, still involved in the composition of the music and gives as filmconsulent also further substance to the ‘Classics program’ and the ‘Talkies’. The organization is satisfied with the last edition, which 106.013 visitors attracted.
The 46th Film Fest Gent runs from 8 to 18 October 2019.