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

 

Festival Selections:

  • 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.

AWARDS:

  • Encouragement Award, Shift Film Festival 2019, The Netherlands.

Producer:

Topkapi Films

Length:

11 min

Date: