20.–23.5.2021 ONLINE

Special screening: Tricky Women

On Travelling, Matters of the Heart and Peripheries” is a screening curated by Austrian Tricky Women festival. This
screening of animated films presents a wide range of different films and techniques.
However, all these films have one thing in common: they have their finger on the pulse
of time, capture moods and emotions and express an inner view that is perhaps only
found in women. This screening is free and it’s suitable for adult audience only. Watch the festival from here

Linzer Lust – Linz Delight

Director: Maya Yonesho
Technique: Stop-motion
Duration : 3 min 17 sec
Year: 2019

Japanese artist Maya Yonesho visited Linz, the capital of Upper Austria, to explore the city’s character and specific atmosphere. Based on her impressions of the Old Cathedral, the Ars Electronica festival, Pöstlingberg mountain, Cafè Traxlmayr, the Tabakfabrik complex and much more besides she created one of [more…]

Vermessung der Distanz – Measuring the Distance

Director: Susi Jirkuff
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 7 min
Year: 2019

The project explores urban edges as they correspond with the marginality of social groups who inhabit them. Distance, the anonymity of the architectural setup, decay, but also movement and interaction are subjects of a raw sketch that seeks to integrate a discussion about space and segregation into [more…]

Shaul und Iwan – ShaulAnd Ivan

Director: Rebecca Akoun
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 9 min 50 sec
Year: 2019

In a small village, Shaul sings while Ivan dances happily around a table with other villagers. A moment of joy they will not forget anytime soon. – Based on a story of the collected ‘Tales of the Hasidim’ by Martin Buber.

The Outlander

Director: Ani Antonova
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 5 min
Year: 2018

In the 16th century an elephant called Süleyman travelled from Ceylon to Lisbon before a five-month march from Portugal to Austria. This is the story of his life. To be a living royal gift is not an easy job, and even in death there is no peace.


Director: Veronika Schubert
Technique: Stop-motion
Duration: 3 min 50 sec
Year: 2019

Set phrases and expressions from beauty tutorials are interwoven with the finer or coarser mosaic-like structures of fabric samples – adding a whole new dimension to the make-up term ‘contouring’.

Lieb Dich – Love You

Director: Sabine Groschup
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 8 min
Year: 2019

An ode to the power of poetry. A man reads a letter from his lover. A vibrant, sensuous story of passion, love, closeness, of fervent assertions and heartfelt vows takes its course – in drawings and writings, in speech and in song.

In Her Boots

Director: Kathrin Steinbacher
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 6 min 2 sec
Year: 2019

Strange things happen in this BAFTA nominated tale about Heidi and her struggle to retain her identity and autonomy. While her granddaughter is visiting, she suddenly embarks on a hiking trip to the deepest parts of the Alps, revealing the reason for her devoted attachment to her [more…]


Directors: Beate Hecher, Markus Keim
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 13 min 35 sec
Year: 2020

In the field of tension between work and private retreat, the downfall of an administrative officer is sketched who is no longer up to his changing environment and who finally succumbs to it through his own disappearance. As an administrative employee of a [more…]

Who’s Afraid Of RGB

Director: Billy Roisz
Technique: Mixed media
Duration: 8 min 20 sec
Year: 2019

An animation which plays with references to color field painting, abstract expressionism, minimal and conceptual art (specifically Barnett Newman’s series of paintings “Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue”), but also to genres of popular culture such as Disney’s cartoon Three Little Pigs and the film [more…]