Find more information in our frequently asked questions and answers.

Where does the festival take place?

Kinepolis Oostende, Kursaal Oostende and CC De grote Post are the three main festival locations.

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When does the festival take place?

Ostend Film Festival 2022 will take place from 21 until 29 January 2022.

When will the completed programme be online?

The complete film programme of FFO will be announced on 14 December 2021. This is also the publication date of the festival brochure with the 'Krant van West-Vlaanderen'.

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When does the ticket sale start?

The ticket sale for the entire programme starts on the 14th of December 2021 at 12h00. Some films go on sale earlier. Check our website or subscribe to our newsletter and stay tuned.

Where can I find information on ticket sales and prices?

Information about the ticket sale can be found on our Ticket info page.

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How do I keep up to date with the latest festival news?

Don’t miss anything of the Film Festival with the FFO newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube en LinkedIn. You can register at the bottom of this page via the purple bar.

What’s the deadline to buy a festival pass?

You can buy a festival pass before or during the festival.

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Do I qualify for a reduced rate?

The reduced rate is intended for people under the age of 26 and people over 60.

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Are there film screenings for visually impaired or blind people?

Is Film Festival Ostend accessible for people using a wheelchair?

All Festival locations are wheelchair accessible.

Check the accessibility of all locations here 

I’m a filmmaker. How do I send in my film?

The materials for all submissions (online application form and screener) should be delivered by 15 November.

Send in your movie

Does the festival offer internships for students?

At FFO, we offer a unique look behind the scenes, a delightful festival and a valuable contribution to your resume. You can always contact us with your resume and an application letter.

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How do I become a volunteer?

Each year we are looking for volunteers for different positions: reception, drivers, editorial staff. You can apply via an online application form.

Become a volunteer 

I can’t be present, can I get my money back?

Tickets will not be paid back, except when a screening is canceled.

How do I contact FFO?

You can contact us via mail or on the following number 059 50 25 00. 

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