Welcome to the website of the Royal Film Archive of Belgium - CINEMATEK

we have been preserving and screening films since 1938…

CINEMATEK

Much more than movie theatres

Groups & schools
CINEMATEK à la carte
CINEMATEK à la carte

CINEMATEK continues to offer families, colleagues and groups exclusive and intimate private screenings for their social bubble.

Library
Library
Library

The library has a rich collection of books, specialized magazines, press clippings, photos and posters about film and cinema.

Our Collections
Chantal Akerman Collection
Chantal Akerman Collection

CINEMATEK not only conserves all the films of this masterful director, but also manages her entire archive.

Exhibitions
Wunderkammer
Wunderkammer

In the Wunderkammer, the history of film is brought to life through various interactive showcases, starting from the Chinese shadow play to the cinematograph of the Lumière brothers.

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CINEMATEK awarded Health and Safety Label

The Brussels-Capital Region and visit.brussels has launched this health label in the framework of the Covid-19 pandemic in partnership with the international certification organisation Socotec. The label distinguishes the Brussels tourist and cultural organisations that make every effort to ensure the maximum safety of their events and to reassure visitors that the general and mandatory rules are being respected.