Friday 08 November

The Peanut Butter Falcon

American Indie Competition

19:00 - 20:37 Kijkhuis 2

After running away from a residential nursing home to pursue his dream of becoming a pro wrestler, a man who has Down syndrome befriends an outlaw (Shia LaBeouf), who becomes his coach and ally in this lovely feel-good adventure.

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The Farewell

American Indie Competition

19:00 - 20:40 Trianon 1

After learning their beloved matriarch has terminal lung cancer, her family opts not to tell her about the diagnosis, instead scheduling an impromptu wedding/reunion back in China. Based on an actual lie, this heartfelt story of family and togetherness was one of the highlights of the prestigious Sundance Festival.

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Calm With Horses

First Feature Competition

19:00 - 20:41 Trianon 3

In darkest rural Ireland, ex-boxer Douglas 'Arm' Armstrong has become the feared enforcer for the drug-dealing Devers family, whilst also trying to be a good father to his autistic young son. Torn between these two families, Arm's loyalties are truly tested when he is asked to kill for the first time.

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Dark Side of the Moon

Science & Cinema: 444 edition

19:30 - 21:30 Oude Sterrewacht

Party time! We have programmed a special edition of Science & Cinema, in honour of the 444th anniversary of Leiden University. The program will feature 4 special films in unique locations, surprising events, and a very attractive €4,44 entry fee!

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Three Summers

Panorama

19:30 - 21:04 Trianon 2

Over a trio of summers, a caretaker for luxury condominiums relies on her resourcefulness and her eye for opportunity to take advantage of whatever comes her way. Sandra Kogut’s episodic small-scale reflection on national corruption is both humorous and inventive.

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Funked Up @ LIFF 2019

Specials

20:30 - 02:00 Scheltema

Is it a club night? A mini festival? Who knows? We sure don’t! In any case: lots of funk, soul, afro, jazz, hiphop, rock, reggae, ska, and lots of good times. With Broken Brass Ensemble, Love The System, Mungo Bungo, Kiloknallers, De Nachtelijke Escapades en Strik & Strak’s Silent Disco.

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Voor Niemand Wat Wils 2019

Specials

21:10 - 23:10 Kijkhuis 1

Please note that this event is in Dutch. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Vivarium

Bonkers!

21:15 - 22:52 Trianon 3

A young woman and her fiancé (Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots) are in search of the perfect starter home. After following a mysterious real estate agent to a new housing development, the couple finds themselves trapped in a maze of identical houses and forced to raise an otherworldly child in this surreal fable.

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Voor Niemand Wat Wils 2019

Specials

21:15 - 23:15 Kijkhuis 1

Please note that this event is in Dutch. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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La Belle Époque

Panorama

21:30 - 23:23 Kijkhuis 2

If you could go back to the good old days, would they truly be better? That is what Victor, a disillusioned man in his sixties, is about to find out as his life is turned upside down when he gets the chance to return to the most memorable week of his life.

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Jojo Rabbit

Panorama

21:30 - 23:18 Trianon 1

Well, you know, just another World War II satire-comedy about a German boy struggling to confront his own nationalism with the help of his completely insane imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler. It’s one of those things that is right up Taika Waititi’s alley. And we. Can’t. Wait.

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Harajuku

Nordic Watching

21:45 - 23:07 Trianon 2

Vilde is fascinated by Harajuku, a vibrant district in Tokyo. When her world is suddenly turned upside down, her only wish is to escape to Tokyo. A Nordic film like you have never seen before, dark but with a colorful twist.

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