The 16th edition of International Film Festival Film by the Sea will take place 12-21 September 2014. The festival is held in the city of Vlissingen in the southwest of the Netherlands.

Film by the Sea throughout the Year

Throughout the year, Film by the Sea organises weekly screenings of quality films in CineCity.

You can feast on a range of arthouse and other special films (and of course, many literary adaptations). Screenings take place on Mondays in Terneuzen and Tuesdays in Vlissingen. For a complete programme, please have a look at the 'throughout the Year' schedule on the Dutch part of the site.

Send in your film

Film by the Sea 2014 awaits your entries. If you send in your film, please use our entry form and check out the rules and regulations.


Grand Acting Award given to Jan Decleir

Actor Jan Decleir received the Grand Acting Award of Film by the Sea. The festival gives such awards to actors that have...

La Grenouille for Michael Kohlhaas

Michael Kohlhaas by Arnaud des Pallières, after the similarly named novel by Heinrich von Kleist (scenario: Christelle...

Film by the Sea Audience Award for Purge by Antti Jokinen

The twelve competition entries were judged by the audience. They could rate them from 1 to 5. Their favourite was Purge...

Dioraphte Film and Literature Award for The Attack

This year's Dioraphte Film and Literature Award of FIlm by the Sea was given to The Attack by Ziad Doueiri. The film is...

Film and Literature

Film by the Sea is the film festival that celebrates both film and literature.


Would you like to stay in the know about Film by the Sea, then subscribe to our newsletter. Please note that it is in Dutch.

Become a Friend of Film by the Sea!

As Friend of the festival you will receive discounts during the festival, but throughout the rest of the year you will also be entitled to discount (50%) during screenings of Film by the Sea throughout the Year.