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Kijkhuis 1
Kijkhuis 2
Old School
De Buurt
Lakenhal
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States of Mind
States of Mind

How does our personal experience shape our view of the world? We may all live in the same world, but we all experience it differently. [...]

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Thursday, September 10, 20:45 - 22:08
Saturday, September 12, 10:45 - 12:08
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All films in this session
1. Figurant
Jan Vejnar, 14 minutes
2. Als je later groot bent
Max Baggerman, 21 minutes
3. Membrane
Max Philipp Schmid, 14 minutes
4. Cayenne
Simon Gionet, 11 minutes
5. Mascot
Leeha Kim, 7 minutes
6. The Box
Marie-Pierre Hauwelle, 11 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
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
Under Her Skin
Under Her Skin

Girls just want to have fun...damental rights. The embodied reality of a womxn is constantly being affected by the gaze of society. [...] Content warning: graphic images

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Thursday, September 10, 22:45 - 00:02 / Kijkhuis 2
Saturday, September 12, 16:15 - 17:32 / Kijkhuis 1
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All films in this session
1. Quebramar
Cris Lyra, 27 minutes
2. Flesh
Camila Kater, 12 minutes
3. Women in Rage
Sara Chong, Yanyun Chen, 5 minutes
4. Prisoner of Society
Rati Tsiteladze, 16 minutes
5. Tandis que je respire encore
Laure Giappiconi, La Fille Renne, Elisa Monteil, 13 minutes
General Competition II
General Competition II

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

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Saturday, September 12, 18:15 - 19:32
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All films in this session
1. Kachalka
Gar O'Rourke, 9 minutes
2. Bab sebta
Randa Maroufi, 19 minutes
3. Mary, Mary, So Contrary
Nelson Yeo, 15 minutes
4. Battle
Caio Castor, Clara Lazarim, Guilherme Cesar, Rica Saito, 15 minutes
5. Carrière de Pissy
Eliott Chabanis, 13 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
Kill Your Darlings
Kill Your Darlings

As programmers, sometimes we agree to disagree on each other’s tastes, but these films are not to be missed. Content warning: graphic imagery, sexual content, nudity (16+)

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Saturday, September 12, 22:00 - 23:50
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All films in this session
1. A Nice Place to Stop
Hiball, 17 minutes
2. Astres
Andrée-Anne Roussel, 19 minutes
3. All the Fires the Fire
Efthimis Kosemund Sanidis, 25 minutes
4. Quantic Love
Paulo Furtado, 11 minutes
5. Progressive Touch
Michael Portnoy, 13 minutes
6. You'll Be a Woman Soon
Vincent Sparreboom, 12 minutes
7. The Place From Where I Write You Letters
Nikolina Bogdanović, 9 minutes
D(eco)lonize
D(eco)lonize

Decolonizing Western climate activism starts by decolonizing cinema. The destructive forces of climate change are inherently impartial. [...]

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Thursday, September 10, 22:45 - 00:03 / Kijkhuis 1
Saturday, September 12, 10:30 - 11:48 / Kijkhuis 2
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All films in this session
1. Invasion
Michael Toledano, Sam Vinal, 18 minutes
2. Nuit debout
Nelson Makengo, 18 minutes
3. Timnadin N Rif
Nadir Bouhmouch, 7 minutes
4. Tribal Affairs
Patricia Werneck Ribas, 10 minutes
5. Santa Cruz del Islote
Luke Lorentzen, 19 minutes
6. We Got Your Back
Viktor Hertz, 3 minutes
Heritage
Heritage

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. The relationship between parent and child is anything but simple. Sometimes, the generation gap feels immense. [...]

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Thursday, September 10, 21:00 - 22:18
Saturday, September 12, 12:15 - 13:33
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All films in this session
1. Baba
Sarah Blok, Lisa Konno, 14 minutes
2. Bubota
Carlota Bujosa Cortés, 19 minutes
3. Umbilical
Danski Tang, 7 minutes
4. Mamapara
Alberto Flores Vilca, 18 minutes
5. Daughter
Daria Kashcheeva, 15 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
How Much Does a Dollar Cost?
How Much Does a Dollar Cost?

The costs of capitalism cannot only be counted in dollars and cents. There are always concealed costs connected to our global economic activity. [...]

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Saturday, September 12, 15:45 - 17:09
Sunday, September 13, 20:00 - 21:24
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All films in this session
1. Goodwill Dumping
Teddy Cherim, 27 minutes
2. Average Happiness
Maja Gehrig, 7 minutes
3. One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Thousand
Ondrej Erban, 16 minutes
4. No Flowers or Seasons
Chia-Hsuan Yu, 29 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
Dutch Competition
Dutch Competition

These six films have been pre-selected by our programmers and are competing for the Dutch Award.

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Saturday, September 12, 19:45 - 21:27
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All films in this session
1. Vader
Isabel Lamberti, 23 minutes
2. Ik, moordenaar
Kim Kokosky Deforchaux, 12 minutes
3. Baba
Sarah Blok, Lisa Konno, 14 minutes
4. Rituals We Wish We Had
Jules van Hulst, Douwe Dijkstra, 20 minutes
5. Mama Mania
Vincent Sparreboom, 13 minutes
6. Korte kuitspier
Victoria Warmerdam, 13 minutes
Doe Normaal
Doe Normaal

Being like everyone else is just plain boring. Experience the bizarre, grotesque, and fantastic through some of our most… eccentric animated shorts. [...]

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Saturday, September 12, 22:15 - 23:28 / Kijkhuis 2
Sunday, September 13, 16:00 - 17:13 / Kijkhuis 1
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All films in this session
1. Déjeuner sur l'herbe
Jocelyn Charles, Jules Bourgès, Nathan Harbonn-Viaud, Pierre Rougemont, 8 minutes
2. Sh_t Happens
Dávid Štumpf, Michaela Mihályi, 13 minutes
3. Toomas Beneath the Valley of the Wild Wolves
Chintis Lundgren, 18 minutes
4. Apfelmus
Alexander Gratzer, 7 minutes
5. Why Slugs Have No Legs
Aline Höchli, 11 minutes
6. Soma
Sandra Jovanovska, 9 minutes
7. No, I Don't Want to Dance!
Andrea Vinciguerra, 3 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
Outdoor Screening
Outdoor Screening

A selection of short films from this edition of Leiden Shorts.

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Saturday, September 12, 20:45 - 22:15
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All films in this session
1. Zombies
Baloji, 15 minutes
2. Former Cult Member Hears Music for the First Time
Kristoffer Borgli, 12 minutes
3. Kachalka
Gar O'Rourke, 9 minutes
4. Carrière de Pissy
Eliott Chabanis, 13 minutes
5. Flesh
Camila Kater, 12 minutes
6. The Distance Between Us and the Sky
Vasilis Kekatos, 9 minutes
Decolonizing the Eco-Hero: Representations of a Collective Movement
Decolonizing the Eco-Hero: Representations of a Collective Movement

A panel discussion with Nadir Bouhmouch & Patricia Ribas. Moderated by Sander Hösgens and Lana Askari.

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September 12, 2020, 15:30 - 17:00
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