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Jasper Rigole: Seven Types of Sea + Live music


Seven Types of Sea is a collaboration between filmmaker, visual artist and archivist Jasper Rigole and musicians Thomas Smetryns, Marieke Berendsen and Jacob Vanneste. The project is a film screening with live music, the blueprint for a film in the making.

Jeune cinéma!

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Xavier García Bardón is coming to OFFoff for an evening around the mythical Festival International du Jeune Cinéma in Hyères with three films, including a screening of The Bloodthirsty Fairy (1968) of the Brussels experimental filmmaker Roland Lethem. 

Hannes Verhoustraete: Broken View + Floris Vanhoof

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An evening around the magic lantern including Hannes Verhoustraete’s new essay film in combination with Floris Vanhoof’s Fossil Locomotion that’s inspired by the techniques of this early type of projection device.

João César Monteiro: Snow White + Tibaldus

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João César Monteiro’s Snow White (2000) on 35mm film, preceded by a brief play by theater collective tibaldus from Robert Walser’s source text, Fairy Tales (Snow White).

Double bill: Ere erera baleibu icik subua aruaren + Answering the Sun


Club Solo x OFFoff: Closing Event

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In collaboration with OFFoff, a unique series of 16mm film programs took off at Club Solo, Breda from 2014 onwards, under the title Essential Cinema. On Saturday, October 28, we will celebrate our very last program together with a grand, day-long edition.

Baaaa: Inauguration new cinema seating


A film program around sheep in celebration of our new cinema seating made from local sheep’s wool. Including Artavazd Pelechian and Vittorio De Seta on 35mm film!

OFFoff@Film Fest Gent: City Dudes

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At the invitation of OFFoff, the director-cinematographer Sean Price Williams and the critic Nick Pinkerton present one of their secret City Dudes screenings outside of New York for the first time!

OFFoff x het balanseer: Rainald Goetz x Jean D.L.

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Interacting with musician and video artist Jean D.L., Sebastian Roth reads from his new Dutch translation of Rainald Goetz’s debut novel Insane.

Milestones: Robert Breer


Art Cinema OFFoff and Sabzian dedicate an evening to the work of the American filmmaker Robert Breer (19262011) in the framework of the latter’s Milestones series.

Publiek Park: Guy Sherwin

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As part of the second edition of Publiek Park, Art Cinema OFFoff invites the British artist and filmmaker Guy Sherwin for an open-air programme including one of his iconic 16mm film performances and two four-screen films, especially designed for this occasion.

Cinema Theresia | Kenneth Anger: Lucifer Rising + 16mm Smokeshow


OFFoff OPEN AIR: Filmmaker Aurélie Percevault will bring a double 16mm projection on smoke instead of a screen with live music by Pierre, Pierre, Pierre. In anticipation of the smoke show, we will summon Lucifer.

OFFoff x Lochness – skatepark screening

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Een skatefilmprogramma vertoond in het modulair skatepark dat het Gentse collectief Lochness bouwde in het Oud Huis van Kunsthal!

Bits and Pieces – 2de Bachelor Mixed Media

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Guest: Balthazar Clémenti – In the Shadow of the Blue Rascal + Soleil


CLOSING NIGHT of our regular spring program with new restorations of the sole feature and last short film by Pierre Clémenti, icon of the European art cinema of the 1960s and 70s. In the presence of his son, Balthazar Clémenti!

Steven Arnold: Luminous Procuress (new 16mm print)


First screening in Europe of the pristine 16mm preservation & restoration print of Luminous Procuress’ (1971)! Preceded by Jerovi’ (José Rodriguez-Soltero, 196516mm).

Makino Takashi: New works

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Widely considered to be one of the most influential Japanese moving-image artists of his generation, Makino Takashi made a selection from his newest work. Followed by an online Q&A!

Guest: Annelein Pompe – The Shadow Workers

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A film program around the new fabel-documentary of Annelein Pompe. In the presence of the cast & crew and followed by a Q&A.

Milestones: Alan Clarke [POSTPONED]

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Unfortunately, we must choose to postpone this screening due to the financial demands of the rightsholders of the films of Alan Clarke. We hope for a reasonable solution and a change in policy so that this valuable work can be shown again to the public in the near future.

Guests: Lisa & Clara Spilliaert and Fairuz & El Moïz Ghammam

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A program as a double double bill’ with works by sister and brother Fairuz & El Moïz Ghammam and the Spilliaert sisters. In collaboration with Courtisane Festival.

Guest: Antoinette Zwirchmayr – At the Edge of the Curtain

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Austrian filmmaker Antoinette Zwirchmayr is coming to OFFoff for a screening of five films and a Q&A. In collaboration with LUCA Gent, Atelier Mixed Media.

Michael Snow (1928-2023) – Rameau’s Nephew (16mm)

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Commemoration of Michael Snow with his rarely screened, monumental film Rameau’s Nephew’. In collaboration with KASKcinema and X‑Ray.

Guest: Philippe Grandrieux – La vie nouvelle (35mm)

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We welcome French filmmaker Philippe Grandrieux at our screening of La vie nouvelle’ (2002, 35mm!) for a discussion. In collaboration with Opera Ballet Vlaanderen, where he’s staging Richard Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde’.

Guest: Stewart Home

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We welcome the British punk author and filmmaker for a performance, film screening and talk. In collaboration with Paard van Troje and Everything UK.

100 Years 16mm film: Cine-concert Jonas Cambien, Adrian Myhr & Xavier Quérel

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Opening of our new program! A celebration of 100 years of 16mm film in a performance with the film projector facing the audience and in dialogue with improvised, electronic live music!