A selection from the programme


Gyre

While she’s out with her friends, Alice notices that the group struggles with her presence. She thinks her friend Lena is to blame. Events that seem trivial at first sight have big consequences. The last drop causes the bucket to overflow.

Boos

Children can be angry or aggressive at times. Sometimes it gets so bad that the situation at home or at school can not go on any longer. Often these children are labeled as naughty or unmanageable, but is that really the case? We meet these children...

The Nipple Whisperer

Maurice Sander, aka Magic Sandy, has an exceptional gift. But he left the business when Doris, his muze, fell ill. Over ten years later, she pays him a visit. With the fantastic French actor Denis Lavant in the lead role, the cult meter of a film...

Broken: A Lockdown Story

A man plunges from the sky, a militia chases down two siblings, a woman weeps in a derelict house: vignettes from a surreal family breakdown, visions from an unreliable narration who speaks only in idioms. In 2018, TJ O'Grady-Peyton was at...

Maalbeek

Sabine survived the terrorist attacks on the Brussels metro station Maalbeek, but does not remember a thing. And yet there is an abundance of images made by surveillance cameras and television channels. A meditative attempt to supplement images that...

Tot ik terugkom

There is a strange tension. An entire generation of young people is getting ready to leave somewhere far away. Aram is not sure how and with whom he could spend his last evening of freedom. Ramy Moharam Fouad was 18 when he debuted with the...

Z

In a post-apocalyptic world, Marc, Stella and four other people who all have a disability have locked themselves inside an empty office building. As the four people are completely dependent on them when it comes to survival, they become increasingly...

Dustin

In an abandoned warehouse, a crowd is dancing as one on techno music. Among them is Dustin, a young transgender, and his friends Felix, Raya and Juan. As the night draws on, collective hysteria morphs into sweet melancholy, and euphoria into...

So We Live

Jury Award 2020. A seemingly normal night for a family in a war zone. One moment looks very ordinary, the next it is all about survival. The jury of the Flemish Competition was full of praise for So We Live, which manages to tell a compelling and...

Easter Eggs

The Chinese restaurant is empty. The cage full of exotic birds is wide open. Two friends, Jason and Kevin, see this as an opportunity to catch and sell them. But catching these animals isn’t as simple as it seems. In 2017 Nicolas Keppens won the...

Trailer Kortfilmfestival Leuven 2021


Programme brochure Short Film Festival (in Dutch)


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