31 oct - 10 nov 2019

Summer Special

Mark June 20, 21 and 22 on your calendar, because the most beautiful open air cinema of the Netherlands is on its way! The historical Pieterskerk square will turn into a wonderful open air cinema during the annual LIFF Summer Special.

Entry is free. All films start at sunset, around 10:30 PM. Find current information and anticipatory excitement HERE.

Thursday, June 20: Rear Window

Classic movie by Hitchcock in which a photographer is confined to his house by a broken leg. Out of boredom he starts spying on his neighbors. He comes to the conclusion that one of them has committed a murder, and enlists his girlfriend to investigate the case. Check out the trailer here.

Friday, June 21: Searching

A major hit at recent film festivals. Searching is a revolutionary film in which a father goes on a thrilling search to find his missing daughter using her laptop, social media and a detective. Click here to see the trailer.

Saturday, June 22: Do the Right Thing

Spike Lee’s major breakthrough. Sweltering summer classic about the tensions between Italian and Afro-American inhabitants of the New York neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant. Still painfully relevant. Check out the trailer here.


These amazing partners, among others, have made this year’s Summer Special possible: Leiden, Stad van Ontdekkingen, Pieterskerk Leiden, Filmtechniek, CHDR & Old School.