As Long As It Takes: Short

Short films occupy a prominent position throughout the programme. They are everywhere: in the Tiger Awards Competition for Short Films, as part of an installation, as a short preceding a Pathé premiere and, naturally, many of them are shown at the shorts headquarters LantarenVenster. 

Short films occupy a prominent position throughout the programme. They are everywhere: in the Tiger Awards Competition for Short Films, as part of an installation, as a short preceding a Pathé premiere and, naturally, many of them are shown at the shorts headquarters LantarenVenster. The short film section This is one of the largest programmes of its kind in Europe, bringing numerous short film professionals to Rotterdam. It consists mainly of so-called artists’ moving image. 

The full programme with 157 short and ten mid-length films from 41 countries will be screened from Thursday 22 January - Monday 26 January at LantarenVenster. As Long As It Takes also includes four Short Specials: one-off live events highlighting the work of outstanding filmmakers. At the Short Film Marathon, a dazzling amount of short films will be shown in a six-hour long session. The late-night Mind The Gap Nightscombine with film and live music, organised in co-operation with Gonzo (circus) magazine.

Films in this programme section