Janne Schmidt | 06:41 | Fiction // Direct entry in competition through our partnership with 48HFP. Winner Leeuwarden
When Elsa is hired by a call center company, after a somewhat remarkable job interview, she can start off immediately. However, after a short introduction, a certain problem occurs. Elsa and her team cannot satisfy the unusual request from the caller and the sales volume starts to decrease rapidly. After many attempts, she thinks she might have the solution.
Arjan Brentjes | 01:00 | Animation
A man tries to relax on a bench in the park, but he’s constantly bothered by the latest innovations. As his life slows down, technology speeds up. And that whole story wrapped in exactly one minute.
Karl Heortweard | 09:23 | Fiction
This is the short story about a broken young man who would like to say a couple of things from the top of his apartment building.
Fokke Mars, Bas Jansen, Max van der Ree | 02:44 | Experimental
A new kind of organism has been born. It is not made up of flesh and blood, but of circuits and wires. Witness the life of this organism unfold as it grows and thrives until it must inevitably conclude.
Wiebe van den Ende | 08:19 | Fiction
In a deserted forest two colleagues are debating changes in their organisation. Putting their long lasting friendship to the test.
Karine Versluis | 06:00 | Documentary
What Time Is It? Visualizes several questions about memory and identity. It touches the borders of fiction and reality. The film asks questions about who we are. What makes us who we are if we cannot share our memories anymore with the ones with whom we experienced them?
Froukje van Wengerden | 12:19 | Documentary
While an 86-year-old woman looks back on a life-changing event just after her fourteenth birthday, we look into the eyes of girls who are fourteen years old now, full of stories of their own and with their open glance forward.
Marc Eikelenboom | 07:28 | Fiction // Direct entry in competition through our partnership with 48HFP. Winner Rotterdam
The ambitions of an unbeatable action hero are thwarted by an unlikely duo.
Wilbert van Veldhuizen | 05:30 | Documentary / Animation
Aufseherin is an animated short based on the story of world war II Dutch resistance woman Hebe Kohlbrugge.
Daan Velsink, Joost Lieuwma | 03:00 | Animation
In a typical fifties diner, a gangly teenager tries to rock'n'roll with the prettiest girl on the dance floor but is opposed by an importunate cool dude and a stammering jukebox.
Raynor Arkenbout | 08:00 | Fiction
Escaping his execution at the hands of Nazi Soldiers, a rebellious Dutch teenager writes a brutally honest love letter to the girl who changed his life.
Elsbeth Fraanje | 13:48 | Documentary
CHE! is a quirky youth documentary about twelve year old Che who has a vivid imagination and loves eerie and creepy stuff. His parents are divorced, but he doesn't really mind. It's actually quite convenient to get a double allowance. While Che is looking forward to Halloween, he finds out it can be rather a nuisance if you live far from old friends and have to arrange a meeting with your dad.
Elwin Rijken | 08:06 | Fiction
A divorced woman spends an evening with her new fling on a second date. Together they start to reveal their deepest secrets.
Sophie van de Pol, Dieuwke de Mooij | 04:23 | Fiction * PREMIÈRE *
Sarah, a spirited young lady who works as a spy for the Dutch Resistance during World War II, scarcely manages to escape from a prison camp. When she arrives home, she is forced to choose between duty and love.
Philip Besamusca | 15:20 | Fiction
Bram (10 years) steals a small boat, puts wheels under it and travels towards the sea. The man that helps him reach an old shipwreck turns out to be more than a casual passerby and saying farewell proves difficult for both.
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Dieuwke de Mooij | 08:06 | Fiction
A contemporary married couple gets stuck in an elevator where no one comes to their aid. A metaphor for how stuck they are in their relationship. A non-linear sensory experience that takes you on an emotional journey as they are trying to escape.