27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Echoes of Ji.hlava in Belgium

The 11th edition of the Echoes of Ji.hlava in Belgium will present a number of awarded films of the last year’s festival and will focus on the cooperation with local universities.

Echoes of Ji.hlava in Belgium


February 5 | 16:00 | Special screening of KaprCode | Belgian premiere in cooperation with Festival En Ville
Flagey, Place Sainte-Croix, 1050 Brussels

February 7 | 19:00 | Opening Ceremony | Pongo Calling + Q&A with film’s protagonist David Pongo and his family
European Parliament, József Antall (JAN) building, room 6Q2, Esplanade Solidarność 1980

Please make sure you arrive on time due to possible security check when entering the building and bring your ID which you entered in the registration. Meeting time for participants without a badge is from 18:30.

After the screening, there will be a debate with the protagonist David Pongo and his family moderated by Marek Hovorka, director of Ji.hlava IDFF.

The attendance at the Official opening is subject to prior registration, which will be possible until February 2. Registrations are possible until the venue's capacity is reached. The capacity of the venue has been reached, and it is therefore no longer possible to register. Thank you for your understanding.

The event is held under the auspices of MEPs Michaela Šojdrová, Radka Maxová, Marcel Kolaja, and H. E. Pavel Klucký, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Kingdom of Belgium, and is supported by the Vysočina Region, City of Jihlava, Czech Centre Brussels and Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium.

RITCS, Brussels

February 8 | 13:00 | Screening of The Visitors (accessible for RITCS students only)
February 8 | 15:30 | Online masterclass with Veronika Lišková (accessible for RITCS students only)
February 8 | 19:30 | Public screening of Daniel’s World

Rue Antoine Dansaert 70, Brussels

KASK, Gent

February 9 | 16:00 | Screening of Over Our Hills (accessible for KASK students only)
The film will be screened in Italian, English, German and French language with English subtitles

February 9 | 17:30 | Masterclass by Mateo Ybarra (accessible for KASK students only)


The Echoes of Ji.hlava in Belgium are organized in cooperation with the Czech Centre Brussels, Royal Institute of Theatre, Cinema and Sound, KASK School of Arts Gent and are supported by the City of JihlavaVysočina Region, Embassy of the Czech Republic in Brussels.

Ministerstvo kultury
Fond kinematografie
Město Jihlava
Kraj Vysočina
Česká televize
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Český rozhlas
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