After winning her first international title, an 11-year-old gymnast experiences both new pressures and a new degree of self-awareness. The more recognition she gets, the more she realizes that the game only has begun.

Director Bio

Leonardo van Dijl made his debut with Get Ripped which won the Grand Jury at Outfest Los Angeles. Two years later he obtained a Master degree in film at the Luca School of Arts Brussels with the short film Umpire, which premiered at the Filmfestival of Locarno. It was given an honorable mention at the filmfestival of San Sebastian and went on winning a Wildcard for Best Short Film by the Flemish Audiovisual Fund. His new short Stephanie was selected for the Official Competition of Cannes. Currently he is writing his first feature film.


  • Directed by:Leonardo van Dijl
  • Written by:Leonardo van Dijl
  • Produced by:Gilles De Schryver, Gilles Coulier & Wouter Sap
  • Runtime:15 mins
  • Completion Date:September 1, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Belgium
  • Country of Filming:Belgium
  • Language:Dutch
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 19
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 6th Bridgeways Ballymahon 5 - 6pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 7th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Instagram

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2022 submission open

Still Voices 2022 Submissions Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • December 1st, 2021

The submission call for the 2022 edition of Still Voices is now open.

terence davies festival patron

Terence Davies Becomes Festival Patron

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • November 12th, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Terence Davies is now our Festival Patron.

2021 award winners

Still Voices 2021 Award Winners

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • November 5th, 2021

The Still Voices 2021 Short Film Competition Award Winners.


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