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Kijkhuis 1
Kijkhuis 2
Old School
De Buurt
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11:00
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15:00
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Growing Pains
Growing Pains

Growing up hurts. Coming of age is a universal struggle, but each one of us experiences it differently. [...]

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Friday, September 11, 10:45 - 11:51 / Kijkhuis 1
Sunday, September 13, 14:30 - 15:36 / Kijkhuis 2
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All films in this session
1. Günst ul vándrafoo
Jorge Cantos, 25 minutes
2. Korte kuitspier
Victoria Warmerdam, 13 minutes
3. Ik, moordenaar
Kim Kokosky Deforchaux, 12 minutes
4. En Route
Marit Weerheijm, 10 minutes
Rethinking Ethics
Rethinking Ethics

With the great power of filmmaking comes great responsibility. Documentary film presents a variety of challenges for its makers around the ethics and responsibility of representation. [...] Content warning: animals violence, suicide

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Friday, September 11, 12:15 - 13:45 / Kijkhuis 1
Sunday, September 13, 16:15 - 17:45 / Kijkhuis 2
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All films in this session
1. Howling
Parsa Bozorgani, 8 minutes
2. Inventario
Sergio Barón, 20 minutes
3. What Side on Earth Do I Work For?
Mohamed Berro, 34 minutes
4. Pacific
Angie Obeid, 22 minutes
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Who controls commodities, who consumes them, who bears the weight of their waste? ‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’ – one of the hallmark phrases of late 20th century environmental activism [...] Content warning: graphic content

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Friday, September 11, 14:15 - 15:28 / Kijkhuis 1
Saturday, September 12, 14:00 - 15:13 / Kijkhuis 2
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All films in this session
1. Ilha das Flores
Jorge Furtado, 13 minutes
2. Unravel
Meghna Gupta, 14 minutes
3. Scenes from a Dry City
Francois Verster, Simon Wood, 13 minutes
4. #67
Jean-Gabriel Périot, 4 minutes
5. Commodity City
Jessica Kingdon, 10 minutes
6. Love Goes Through the Stomach
NEOZOON, 15 minutes
Dark Ecology
Dark Ecology

“With dark ecology, we can explore all kinds of art forms as ecological” – Timothy Morton, The Ecological Thought Inspired by Timothy Morton’s concept of “dark ecology”, this session attempts to re-define what an ecological film looks like. [...]

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Friday, September 11, 16:00 - 17:09 / Kijkhuis 1
Sunday, September 13, 18:15 - 19:24 / Kijkhuis 2
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All films in this session
1. Unboxing Eden
NEOZOON, 5 minutes
2. Carbon and Captivity
Oliver Ressler, 33 minutes
3. Planet Z
Momoko Seto, 10 minutes
4. Deep Down Tidal
Tabita Rezaire, 19 minutes
General Competition I
General Competition I

These five films have been pre-selected by our programmers in competition for the General Award. We advise watching this session with "General Competition II", which contains four more films also competing for the General Award.

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Friday, September 11, 18:00 - 19:18
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All films in this session
1. Stay Awake, Be Ready
Pham Thien An, 14 minutes
2. Flesh
Camila Kater, 12 minutes
3. I Have Seen Nothing, I Have Seen All
Yaser Kassab, 20 minutes
4. Olla
Ariane Labed, 27 minutes
Cyber-Futurism
Cyber-Futurism

In a galaxy not so far away… As technology encroaches into all aspects of our lives, the separation between human beings and technology becomes increasingly blurred. [...]

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Friday, September 11, 19:45 - 21:02
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All films in this session
1. Entrance and Exit of Mascha B.
Laura Engelhardt, 14 minutes
2. Abstract Horror
Franz Milec, 19 minutes
3. In the Hands of Puppets
Sarah & Charles, 10 minutes
4. Nacht Ueber Kepler 452b
Ben Voit, 14 minutes
5. Solar Echoes
Mathilde Lavenne, 16 minutes
Human Capital
Human Capital

Making money requires major compromises. Finding stability in life often comes at a cost, and at times, one’s home, family, and identity may have to be sacrificed. [...]

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Friday, September 11, 21:45 - 23:12
Sunday, September 13, 13:45 - 15:12
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All films in this session
1. Blue Boy
Manuel Abramovich, 19 minutes
2. Olla
Ariane Labed, 27 minutes
3. Afganistanii
Adrian Silisteanu, 17 minutes
4. Mekdes - When Will I Look Back at Now?
Firas El Hallak, 6 minutes
5. Mama Mania
Vincent Sparreboom, 13 minutes
Game Over, Reset?
Game Over, Reset?

Could we ever start our lives over as if it were a game?

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Friday, September 11, 11:00 - 12:26 / Kijkhuis 2
Saturday, September 12, 14:15 - 15:41 / Kijkhuis 1
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All films in this session
1. Hydebank
Ross McClean, 16 minutes
2. Anna
Dekel Berenson, 15 minutes
3. Vader
Isabel Lamberti, 23 minutes
4. The Manila Lover
Johanna Pyykkö, 26 minutes
Time-Image
Time-Image

How does the stillness of an image become a marker of time? Cinematic time moves differently than lived experience, conjoining the past and the future through the frame. [...]

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Friday, September 11, 13:00 - 14:22
Saturday, September 12, 17:45 - 19:07
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All films in this session
1. Winter in the Rainforest
Anu-Laura Tuttelberg, 9 minutes
2. The Water Will Carry Us
Shasha Huang, 30 minutes
3. Imbued Life
Ivana Bosnjak, Thomas Johnson, 12 minutes
4. Finding Moksha
Adrian Pop, 18 minutes
5. The Little Soul
Barbara Rupik, 9 minutes
Movement-Image
Movement-Image

What is the relationship between movement and stasis? Cinema, or the motion-picture, has always been defined by its relationship to movement and time. [...]

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Friday, September 11, 14:45 - 16:12 / Kijkhuis 2
Saturday, September 12, 20:00 - 21:27 / Kijkhuis 1
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All films in this session
1. Kachalka
Gar O'Rourke, 9 minutes
2. I Have Seen Nothing, I Have Seen All
Yaser Kassab, 20 minutes
3. Stay Awake, Be Ready
Pham Thien An, 14 minutes
4. Bab sebta
Randa Maroufi, 19 minutes
5. Golden Minutes
Saulius Baradinskas, 10 minutes
6. Don't, Kiss .mov
Fabio Liberti, Carl Olsson, 8 minutes
FÅMILY
FÅMILY

It’s hard to build a FÅMILY. Do you need help assembling your FÅMILY unit? [...]

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Friday, September 11, 16:40 - 18:04 / Kijkhuis 2
Sunday, September 13, 10:30 - 11:35 / Kijkhuis 1
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All films in this session
1. Puberty
Elena Kondratieva, 28 minutes
2. All Cats Are Grey in the Dark
Lasse Linder, 18 minutes
3. Roberto the Canary
Nathalie Saugeon, 19 minutes
4. Pond
Tyler Macri, 14 minutes
Mapping
Mapping

Maps are far from neutral records of space. The process of mapping is always subjected to a dual representation, tinged with the prejudices of our rendering, and affected by the collective memory of how we record space. [...]

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Friday, September 11, 18:30 - 20:02
Sunday, September 13, 22:00 - 23:32
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All films in this session
1. Here and There
Melisa Liebenthal, 22 minutes
2. Cities (Territories & Occupation)
Gusztáv Hámos, Katja Pratschke, 30 minutes
3. Mary, Mary, So Contrary
Nelson Yeo, 15 minutes
4. Rituals We Wish We Had
Jules van Hulst, Douwe Dijkstra, 20 minutes
Student Competition
Student Competition

These five films have been pre-selected by our programmers to compete for the Student Award.

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Friday, September 11, 20:30 - 22:05
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All films in this session
1. Here and There
Melisa Liebenthal, 22 minutes
2. All Cats Are Grey in the Dark
Lasse Linder, 18 minutes
3. One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Thousand
Ondrej Erban, 16 minutes
4. The Golden Buttons
Alex Evstigneev, 20 minutes
5. Pond
Tyler Macri, 14 minutes
Performance & Performativity
Performance & Performativity

Isn’t it all just an act? All the world's a stage and we are all in a constant act of performance. [...]

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Friday, September 11, 22:30 - 23:44 / Kijkhuis 2
Saturday, September 12, 12:30 - 13:44 / Kijkhuis 1
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All films in this session
1. Hard, Cracked the Wind
Mark Jenkin, 17 minutes
2. The Distance Between Us and the Sky
Vasilis Kekatos, 9 minutes
3. Red Ants Bite
Elene Naveriani, 23 minutes
4. She Runs
Qiu Yang, 20 minutes
Experimental @ Old School
Experimental @ Old School

Come and enjoy experimental films in an intimate setting at the smallest cinema room in Old School!

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Friday, September 11 - Sunday, September 13, 11:00 - 18:00
All films in this session
1. After Scarcity
Bahar Noorizadeh, 32 minutes
2. Hell and Such
Enrique Buleo, 10 minutes
3. In Which Life Continues Without Time
Sheridan Tamayo-Henderson, 3 minutes
4. L'azzurro del cielo
Enea Zucchetti, 11 minutes
5. Le dernier Rayon de l'Été
Lisa Fonderflick, 2 minutes
6. Transparent, the World is.
Yuri Muraoka, 7 minutes
7. Muistatko (A Method)
Iona Roisin, 4 minutes
8. Nehemías
Daniel Jacoby, 16 minutes
9. Nobu
Sarah Blok, Lisa Konno, 9 minutes
10. Siti drayber
Kwesi M. Junsan, 5 minutes
11. The Silent Protest: Jerusalem 1929
Mahasen Nasser-Eldin, 20 minutes
Melanie Bonajo’s Progress vs Sunsets
Melanie Bonajo’s Progress vs Sunsets

Progress vs. Sunsets (2017) examines progress in relation to extinction. A self-proclaimed digital eco-feminist, Melanie Bonajo challenges the traditional divisions between men and women, nature and technology.

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September 11, 2020, 12:00 - 16:00
September 12, 2020, 12:00 - 18:00
Performance and Activism: Developing Resilient Futures through the Arts
Performance and Activism: Developing Resilient Futures through the Arts

A workshop, lecture, and conversation with Chihiro Geuzebroek & Nishant Shah

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September 11, 2020, 16:30 - 18:30
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Shorts @ De Buurt
Shorts @ De Buurt

A selection of short films from this edition of Leiden Shorts. Access to the screening is free, access to De Buurt is €1,50. Seats are limited and registration is required via Eventbrite.

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Friday, September 11, 20:00 - 21:15
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All films in this session
1. She Runs
Qiu Yang, 20 minutes
2. Battle
Caio Castor, Clara Lazarim, Guilherme Cesar, Rica Saito, 15 minutes
3. Flesh
Camila Kater, 12 minutes
4. Korte kuitspier
Victoria Warmerdam, 13 minutes
5. Baba
Sarah Blok, Lisa Konno, 14 minutes