Also this year LISFE will allow you to experience short films in a number of different ways and at various exciting locations! Here an overview of our partner venues.


The screenings of the short film will take place in the heart of Leiden, at Het Kijkhuis. With an amazing location, a beautiful decor and a well-stocked bar area, Kijkhuis is the go to place for Leiden’s cinema lovers.

Vrouwenkerksteeg 10
2312 WS Leiden

Old School

Old School, a cafe-bar and art space near Pieterskerk will have a variety of art and films on offer for you over the LISFE weekend! The Experimental film programme of LISFE will extend to Old School, with the chance of experiencing these innovative films in a mini cinema. Old School is also home to a special exhibition about the May 1968 Uprisings, featuring special films and talks curated by LISFE.

Pieterskerkhof 4-A
2311 SR, Leiden

Webster University – LLC

At Webster University you have a chance to discover the truth behind sci-fi movies, with talks organised by the Leiden University Physics students.

Boommarkt 1
2311 EA Leiden

At LLC you will be able to experience interactive documentaries – an innovative new means of telling powerful stories.

Galgewater 1U
2311 VZ Leiden


This year, in occasion of the 10th anniversary of our festival, we will host a closing event in the record shop Plato. Surrounded by old vinyl discs and soft lights, DJ Joey will play some rock dance/electronic sounds

Vrouwensteeg 4
2312 DZ Leiden

Hope to see you all at LISFE 2018! Festival dates: 11, 12 and 13 May, 2018.