International LOOK! competition

The international LOOK! - competition is unique in Europe and focuses on the work of the D.O.P. (Director of Photography) and the Production Designer. In this competition you will see visual masterpieces: films you have to see on the big screen!

The films compete for the Best Film Award. In addition,there is also a prize for Best D.O.P. And Best Production Design. All prizes are awarded by an international jury.

Wim Vandekeybus (chairman)

Choreographer, photographer, director and chairman Wim Vandekeybus is the artistic jack-of-all-trades behind Ultima Vez. His first performance was immediately awarded a Bessie Award (New York Dance and Performance Award). His first feature film Galloping Mind was released in 2015. The film was nominated for De Ensor's Best Cinematography, Best Editor, Best Production Design and Best Costume. Natali Broods won the Ensor for Best Supporting Actor for Galloping Mind.

Dietrich Brüggemann

Dietrich Brüggemann is from Munich and currently lives in Berlin. He is an actor and director, known for Stations of the Cross (2014), Heil (2015) and Run If You Can (2010). Stations of the Cross premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival where he won the Silver Bear for Best Script.

Juliette van Dormael

Juliette van Dormael is a young Brussels DOP and was tipped in 2017 by Variety as one of the ten cinematographers that you must follow. Her work for the full-length film Mon Ange by Harry Cleven earned her not only a nomination for the Magritten and a nomination for the ASC Spotlight award, but also the Camerimage Debut Award.

Astrid Heubrandter

Astrid Heubrandter, from Austria, studied art history and theater at the University of Vienna and later also photography. In 1999 she graduated from the Film Academy in Vienna. Then she went to work DOP and director. She is also active at IMAGO, the European federation for cinematography. Her productions include Marhaba Cousine and My house stood in Sulukule where she was also responsible as a director.

Sarah Horton

British art director Sarah Horton started her career as an art department runner on Spielberg's production Young Sherlock Holmes. She has been living and working in Berlin since 1993, working on various commercial and independent productions such as Mute, Snowden, Hanna and V for Vendetta.

Marko Brdar

Marko Brdar is a cinematographer from Slovenia. His work is overloaded with prizes at various international film festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Rotterdam, New York and Locarno. Since 2016 he has been working as a mentor-trainer for the TorinoFilmLab, a prestigious international workshop for filmmakers.

Parasite

thriller drama komedie

Winnaar LOOK! Beste Production Design 

De Zuid-Koreaanse Bong Joon-ho (‘Okja’, ‘Snowpiercer’) werd dit jaar in Cannes als eerste Koreaan ooit bekroond met een Gouden Palm. Zijn maatschappijkritische thriller, over een werkloze familie die in geldnood verkeert, fileert het klassensysteem in eigen land op buitengewoon entertainende manier. Een film waarover publiek en critici hun mening delen: meesterlijk!

Parasite

7 Sep 19:45
8 Sep 16:45
9 Sep 19:45
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Bacurau

avontuur mysterie horror

Confusion in Cannes after the world premiere of ‘Bacurau’: was this a western? A sci-fi? A bandit movie? The answer: a mix of all those things and, moreover, a socially critical view of contemporary Brazil. The film takes place a few years into the future, when parts of society seem to be disappearing in Bacureau. The Cannes Jury wasn't confused at all and honoured the film with their Jury Prize.

Bacurau

8 Sep 20:15
14 Sep 17:00
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The Invisible Life Of Eurídice Gusmão

drama

Winnaar LOOK! Beste Film

In Rio de Janeiro van de jaren vijftig groeien Guida en Euridice op zoals alle andere vrouwen in het Brazilië van toen: onzichtbaar. Binnen deze archaïsche patriarchale omgeving slagen ze er wonderwel in om hun vrijheid van geest te vrijwaren. Dit tropische, kleurrijke melodrama won de hoofdprijs binnen 'Un Certain Regard' (de belangrijkste nevensectie op het filmfestival van Cannes).

The Invisible Life Of Eurídice Gusmão

11 Sep 19:30
13 Sep 17:15
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Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

drama romantiek geschiedenis

Marianne is asked to paint a portrait of the stubborn Héloïse in France during the 18th Century. Director Céline Sciamma gives a sensitive and sensual take on what it means to be a woman and to fall in love with another woman. Lesbian love told through the gaze of a queer woman. Her film won the Queer Palm and the award for Best Screenplay in Cannes.

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

10 Sep 22:15
12 Sep 19:45
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Evge

drama

In this chilly road movie, we follow a father and son who take the body of their deceased brother/son back to their home village in Krim. The young Ukrainian director Nariman Aliev‘s feature debut competed in the most important side competition at the Cannes Film Festival this year.

Evge

10 Sep 20:00
12 Sep 22:30
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Our Mothers

drama

Everybody in Guatemala seems to be immersed in the lawsuit against soldiers who caused the civil war. Ernesto is a young anthropologist whose job consists of identifying missing people. His father, a guerrilla-fighter, went missing during the war. Now, he believes he's close to finding him again. This fiction debut by documentary director César Díaz won the Camera d'Or in Cannes earlier this year.

Our Mothers

7 Sep 17:00
9 Sep 20:00
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Lillian

drama

The mysterious disappearance of Lillian Alling inspired Andreas Horvath to create this epic road movie. When the 'American Dream' of a Russian immigrant goes sideways, she makes a desperate attempt to get home on foot. Dream and reality come together in this beautiful view on a dystopian America.

Lillian

8 Sep 22:30
14 Sep 22:15
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