Today in our Theatres


Place Sainte-Croix, 1050 Bruxelles  02 641 10 20
Lingui les liens sacrs 3 Pili Films Mathieu Giombini Haroun

02.06 > 27.08
African cinema has the power to seduce with its clarity of vision; it goes straight to the heart of the matter. It also counteracts preconceptions and prejudices by dealing with social problems without resorting to exotic clichés or poverty porn. To mark the re-release of the restored version of La Vie est Belle, we present a selection of films that give a voice to the peoples of this great continent.


Throughout the year, the permanent history of silent cinema, from the birth of cinema to the advent of speaking. often with live piano music accompaniment.

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For two days, CINEMATEK is hosting an international symposium devoted to the artist's film work, as a follow-up to the exhibition held at WIELS, Marcel Broodthaers, Industrial poems, open letters.


The Act of Breathing offers a retrospective of 26 films selected by Monique Mbeka Phoba (23.06-31.07) and the exhibition of 10 in-situ works of art at the Asiat military base in Vilvoorde. At the same time, three other artists will meet in the 'Europa' space of Bozar in Brussels, at the exit of the CINEMATEK movie theatres. Orchestrating the narrative of the project are curators Sorana Munsya and Evelyn Simons.

Living Traces, a bridging project between Kinshasa and Brussels, is articulated around various multidisciplinary artistic proposals that will be held between the two capitals between March 2022 and March 2023. The project reflects the desire of KANAL-Centre Pompidou to broaden people's perception by inviting them to discover the artistic diversity of the Congolese, Belgian and Belgian-Congolese communities