Leiden Shorts: Retracing Memory
- Kijkwijzer 16
Leiden Shorts: 9-12 June 2022!
How do we remember? Is everything we remember real? And what happens to a memory once it’s forgotten? While we desperately try to hold onto our memories, they fade and (re)emerge, and help us navigate our past and present. The films in this session invite you on a journey down memory lane to explore what was, what is, and what could have been.
Trigger warning: sex, nudity.
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.