Welcome to the website of the Royal Film Archive of Belgium - CINEMATEK

we have been preserving and screening films since 1938…

CINEMATEK

Today in our Theatres

CINEMATEK@FLAGEY

Place Sainte-Croix, 1050 Bruxelles  02 641 10 20
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LITHUANIAN CINEMA
Baltic Sea Festival
Thu. 27.01 – Thu. 24.02.22

Lithuanian cinema has been shaped – both in its unity and diversity – by the country’s successive political upheavals. Beyond the established reputation of Jonas Mekas and Sharunas Bartas lies a rich legacy of Lithuanian film both past and present.

CINEMATEK

Much more than movie theatres

Shop
Webshop
Webshop

Discover the Collection of DVDs and books published by the Royal Belgian Film Archive, CINEMATEK, available for sale online

Library
Library
Library

The library has a rich collection of books, specialized magazines, press clippings, photos and posters about film and cinema.

Our Collections
Chantal Akerman Collection
Chantal Akerman Collection

CINEMATEK not only conserves all the films of this masterful director, but also manages her entire archive.

Exhibitions
Wunderkammer
Wunderkammer

In the Wunderkammer, the history of film is brought to life through various interactive showcases, starting from the Chinese shadow play to the cinematograph of the Lumière brothers.

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Covid Safe Ticket

In view of the evolution of the number of contaminations, CINEMATEK is reintroducing, in addition to the compulsory mask and CST, a 50% limit on the capacity of its cinemas.

Welcoming you to a film in safe conditions remains one of our main objectives.

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Order our new Thierry Zéno dvd.

Thierry Zéno is a forerunner in the history of Belgian cinema, both in terms of international recognition and in terms of brilliant craftsmanship and absolute daring. Add his 3 defining films, carefully restored by CINEMATEK, to your DVD collection: Wedding Trough, Of the Dead and Bouche sans fond ouverte sur les horizons. Available in presale from 25/08.


Published in collaboration with the CINEMATHÈQUE DE LA FÉDÉRATION WALLONIE-BRUXELLES.