Leiden Shorts Verwacht

Leiden Shorts: Microcosm

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  • Kijkwijzer 16

Leiden Shorts: 9-12 June 2022!




The world can be explored through the lens of the people, cultures, and situations. Through stories and narratives on a microscopic level we attempt to understand human life. One perspective is only a piece of the puzzle, bringing us deeper into the world around us. This session magnifies human experience through various narratives of life, death, and everything in between.

Trigger warning: sex.

Leiden Shorts is the second short film festival in the Netherlands. Over the last 13 years, it has grown into a broad and high-quality festival. Every year, Leiden Shorts receives over 1200 submissions from over 70 countries around the world. We curate different side events – such as lectures, workshops and events – and thematic programs every year alongside our selection of short films from any genre. The 14th edition will take place 9-12 June 2022 in Kijkhuis, Leiden.

We believe in cinema as a tool for social change, and we want to become an outspoken figure in both Leiden and Netherlands’ cultural scene. We fully embrace diversity and inclusivity, not only in culture but also in discipline, medium and expression.