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For a fifth edition, the Brussels International Film Festival (BRIFF) will take over our capital city.

The Brussels International Film Festival (BRIFF), will take place from 23rd June to 2nd July in the heart of Brussels for its 5th edition!

This year again, the BRIFF promises you a concentrate of strong images and emotions on the big screen.

3 competitions (International, National & Directors' week), retrospectives, cartes blanches, open-air screenings, with friends or family... For ten days, the most beautiful cinemas of the capital will host all the films you want to see, without ever having to ask.

But the BRIFF is also an opportunity to meet prestigious guests, such as Benoît Delépine, Mathieu Amalric, Samuel Benchetrit, Bouli Lanners, Helena Noguera, Maryline Canto, Flore Vasseur, Daphné Patakia in 2021, but also emerging talents, Belgian or international. 

More information soon...



Place De Brouckère 38 - 1000 Brussels
+32 (0)78 15 43 21


BRIFF Village
Place de Brouckère - 1000 Brussels
+32 (0)2 248 08 72


Boulevard Anspach 85 - 1000 Brussels
+32 (0)2 503 57 96


Galerie de la Reine 26 - 1000 Brussels
+32 (0)2 514 74 98


Rue Ravenstein 23 - 1000 Brussels
+32 (0)2 507 82 00

Your stay in Brussels

How to come here?

By plane


Transports between airport and BRIFF Village : STIB (bus) - SNCB (train)
More info here.


Transports between airport and BRIFF Village : Brussels City Shuttle (bus) - SNCB (train + bus)
More info here.

By car

The city center is pedestrian.

Below you can find some parkings around the city center:

UGC De Brouckère & Palace :

  • Parking Alhambra (Boulevard Emile Jacqmain 14)
  • Parking Monnaie (Place de la Monnaie 25)
  • Parking Ecuyer (Rue de l’Ecuyer 11)

Galeries Cinema :

  • Parking Ecuyer (Rue de l’Ecuyer 11)
  • Parking Grand Place (Rue du Marché Aux Herbes 104) 

Bozar :

  • Parking Albertine (Place de la justice 16)
  • Parking Grand Place (Rue du Marché Aux Herbes 104)

By train


Brussels Central Station

Brussels South Station
TGG, Thalys and Eurostar

Luxembourg Station

Schuman Station

Brussels North Station

By metro - tram - bus


Plus d'info ici.


Plus d'info ici.

Where to eat and sleep?

Hotel partners

Le Plaza Hotel
Boulevard Adolphe Max, 118-126
1000 Brussels

Restaurant partners


The Living

Ricotta et Parmesan

Belga Queen

Contact & Team

Internal staff

BRIFF Céline

Céline Masset
General Artistic Direction

BRIFF Pascal

Pascal Hologne
General Artistic Direction

BRIFF Jessica

Jessica Torisaen
General Coordination


Frédéric Martin
Subtitling / Print Traffic

BRIFF Romane

Romane Pangrazzi
Professional activities / Youth activities 


Elise Hannart


Eva Prospero
Guest / Press / Partnerships

BRIFF François

François Meuleman
Ticketing / Accreditation

BRIFF Mathilde

Mathilde Pâques
Professional activities

BRIFF Charline

Charline Wansart


Circé Lethem
Professional activities / Youth activities


Fanny Dessaix
Programming / Guest Service

Un Soir Un Grain asbl
Avenue Mauricelaan 1
1050 Bruxelles – Belgique
+32 2 248 08 72

For over 20 years, the association Un Soir... Un Grain has been active in organizing festivals and supporting cinema.

20 years working to promote short films via the Brussels Short Film Festival recognised by the Académie des Arts et des Sciences du cinéma by integrating the list of Oscar® qualifying festivals.

12 years promoting Belgian long version cinema during the Be Film Festival, the last edition of which was held in December 2017 in Bozar and Cinematek. Indeed, as of June 2018, the Be Film Festival will be part of the Brussels International Film Festival and will continue to give our cinema a prominent place!

Un Soir... Un Grain has, over the years, forged a reputation combining quality programming, welcoming professionals from around the world and a festive atmosphere that is also internationally recognized. It has been able to count on the essential support of numerous private and public partners as well as the entire sector, in particular through numerous professional associations.

External team

Juliette Duret (Head of Bozar Cinéma)
Programmer of the "International Competition"  and coordinator of the "Curated by BOZAR" section.
Arnaud Gourmelen (Programmer of the Directors' Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival)
Programmer of the "Directors' Week Competition", co-organised with the ARRF, member of the selection committee of the International Competition, curator of "Tribute" programmes
Frédéric Cornet (Director of the Cinéma Galeries)
member of the selection committee of the International Competition
Press : The PR Factory - Barbara Van Lombeek (FR), Gudrun Burie (NL)


The programming teams of the UGC, Galeries and Palace cinemas will also come and share their expertise with the festival.

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