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The 9th LIFF: 31.10 - 9.11


Leiden International Film Festival

The Leiden International Film Festival (LIFF) is one of the fastest growing film festivals in the Netherlands. The 2013 edition lasted 10 days, screened 87 different films and welcomed over 30.000 visitors. The program features films that examine the border between art-house and mainstream from all over the world. With its American Indie Competition, LIFF strives to become an important gateway to Europe for emerging American filmmakers. The 9th edition of the festival will take place from October 31 till November 9. 

11 March

Submit your film to LIFF

You can now submit your film for the 9th edition of the Leiden International Film Festival.
24 January

LIFF congratulates all American "Indies" selected for IFFR 2014

Check out the American "Indies" selected for IFFR 2014.
12 November

The Swing Of The Coffin Maker wins International Shorts 2013

Director Elmar Imanov will receive €500 in prize money.

American Indie Competition 2013

Last festival, Destin Cretton's SHORT TERM 12 won the American Indie Competition of the eight edition of the Leiden International Film Festival. With a score of 4.5 out of 5, the film was awarded with the LIFF Audience Award.

View all audience ratings 

A list of the 2013 contenders can be found here.
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