Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival 2022 - Network Round Shorts

Friday 11th November - Friday 18th October


Dir. Jordy Tempelman
Logline: Entangled in a dark dream, HIM finds HER- searching for the true meaning of happiness. When HIM begins to lose himself in his everlasting search, he is confronted with the truth about his reality.

A short film about modern love and the destructive pursuit of happiness told through a mixture of poetry, music and dance.


Lie Still
Dir. Ida Marie Meurs-Gerken
Logline:The film revolves around siblings Johanne and Simon who are enjoying their youth in Copenhagen with shared parties, shared friends and a shared apartment. Everything changes one night when Simon brings a girl home, believing that Johanne will sleep over at a friend’s house, and then ends up raping her with Johanne as a witness on the other side of the wall. This sends Johanne into the biggest dilemma of her life in which she must choose between helping and ‘saving’ one of the people she loves the most or standing up for the girl whose rape she unwillingly became the key witness of.


So Loud The Sky Can Hear Us
Dir. Lavinia Xausa
Logline: So Loud the Sky Can Hear Us explores the identity of a group of football supporters of the Dutch team Feyenoord. This portrait unfolds a hidden world of faith, love, compassion and vulnerability. In the search for the 'lost voice of God', the monophony of old hymnes and stadium chants morphs into a new polyphony as a symbol for the diversity within Feyenoord.


Sex Sells
Dir. Rudi Brekelmans
Logline: An independent sex worker tries to keep her head above water during Covid times.


Dir. Brandon Oelofse
Logline: Weglopers (Runaways) is the story of Robert (Lev Kitilzepe) and Frank (Thomas Puvill) who have been sex buddies for months, and while Robert has affections for Frank, he also recognizes that Frank is guarded and emotionally detached. Robert knows about Daan (Olchert Molendijk) Franks, younger handsome boyfriend, but he believes that he can earn Frank's affection.


Download My Heart In The Metaverse
Dir. Mo Rebec
Logline: It is the world's first music film based on the first global song about the Metaverse. The film takes the audience on a grand musical tour of the Metaverse. It's apart of the "Download My Heart" Series by, Hashtag Queens

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