When Birds Fly Low(2019)
Written & Directed by Luca Meisters
After the disappearance of her father, the eleven-year-old Elf takes care of her mother and little brother. Slowly, as Elf wanders through her mind, an urge to meet her father grows stronger day by day.
Short film | 00:12:52 | Narrative Fiction | Genre: Coming Of Age | Themes: coming of age, children, loss | 1:2.35(cinemascope) | The Netherlands | Spoken language: Dutch | Subtitles: English | Format: DCP, ProRes | Dolby 5.1 & Stereo LtRt
- Nederlands Film Festival 2019, student competition, The Netherlands
- Limburg Film Festival 2020, shorts competition, The Netherlands
- Shift Film Festival 2019, official competition, The Netherlands 🏆
- Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2020, Children & Youth Competition, Germany
- Sehsüchte Student Film Festival 2020, Future Kids Competition, Germany(postponed)
- Mo&Friese KinderKurzFilmFestival 2020, competition, Germany(postponed)
- Omladisnki Film Festival 2020, Wolf Competition, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina.
- Palm Springs Shortfest 2020, international competition, U.S.A.
- Cinekid Film Festival 2020, Dutch live-action short competition, The Netherlands.
- Fillem’on Film Festival 2020, international short competition, Belgium.
- Alé Kino Film Festival 2020, international shorts competition, Poland.
- Encouragement Award, Shift Film Festival 2019, The Netherlands.