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Open air cinema festival returns to Brussels in July

05:50 20/06/2022

Free open-air film festival Bruxelles fait son cinéma returns to 16 locations in the capital from 1 to 15 July, Bruzz reports.

The festival, which is screening in Brussels municipalities for the 22nd time, opens in Ganshoren at Le Château de Rivieren with the French film Presque. Films will then be shown over the following days days in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Evere, Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Schaerbeek, Auderghem, Jette and Koekelberg.

Some films are shown in various city parks such as Parc du Scheutveld in Anderlecht, hosting a screening of the French comedy Adieu Les Cons on 6 July. Spanish film Madres Paralelas by famous Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar is showing on 8 July in the Parc du Wolvendael in Uccle.

The programme includes mainly French-language films and European films, the latter screened in VO with French subtitles.

The festival is organised by Libération Films Animation, a non-profit association that brings cinema to areas where the infrastructure does not exist, in cooperation with the French-community commission Cocof as well as the culture departments and cultural centres of the participating municipalities.

All films and locations can be found on the festival website. Each evening the screenings begin at around 22.10.

Written by Nick Amies