European Competition

The significance of Kortfilmfestival Leuven is not limited to Belgium, it reaches much further. The festival has a say in the longlist of the Oscars, the BAFTA's and the European Film Awards. This year saw a record number of entries: no fewer than 3,240 films from 93 different countries competed.

This year's European Competition is once again a wonderful mix of live-action fiction films, animation films and documentaries. Come and see for yourself what the talented international filmmakers have to offer and vote for your favourites. Not only the jury will award a prize for Best European Short Film, so will the audience!

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European Competition 1

Guests: Antonio Donato, Hanna Hovitie, Luca Lacerenza, Mauritz Brekke Solberg, Silje Baer

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25/11/2023 30/11/2023

Many thanks to
The Norwegian Embassy Belgium

European Competition 2

Guests: Antonis Pouliasis, Michał Toczek, Miri Klischat, Olga Przylipiak, Victoria Warmerdam

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26/11/2023 30/11/2023

Many thanks to
Polish Institute

European Competition 3

Guests: Eleonora Veninova, Mário Macedo, Matas Vildžius, Vanja Vascarac

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27/11/2023 01/12/2023

European Competition 4

Guests: Maja Kjellstad Aanonsen, Pedro Carmo, Pedro Marnoto

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28/11/2023 01/12/2023

Many thanks to
Oostenrijks Cultuurforum, The Norwegian Embassy Belgium

European Competition 5

Guests: Christian Avilés, Manuel G. Romero, Nans Laborde-Jourdàa, Xandra Popescu

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29/11/2023 01/12/2023

European Competition 6

Guests: Job Antoni Schellekens, Luka Đikanović, Stephen Irwin, Tomas Lipsky

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30/11/2023 01/12/2023