International Competition 2: Surreal & Poetic

Structing childhood and looping characters. Plus ghosts
Thursday 19.5. / at 18.00 / Kino K13. Duration of the screening 87 minutes. Buy tickets here.

Pieceful day

Director: Gabrielle Mouret
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 5 min 36 sec
Year: 2020
Country: France

Someone wake up somewhere and his carried away by his daily life

Black Snot & Golden Squares

Director: Irina Rubina
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Year: 2020
Country: Germany

A little something for worried souls

The Infinite

Director: Simone Massi
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 2 min
Year: 2020
Country: Italy

Animation inspired by the poem “The Infinite” by Giacomo Leopardi


Director: Ivan Stojkovic
Technique: Mixed media
Duration: 6 min 23 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Serbia

An experimental visualization of a personal diary that talks about struggling childhood and youth turns into a story about family, generations and all the lines they hold.

They Dance With Their Heads

Director: Thomas Corriveau
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 8 min 27 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Canada

The severed head of a choreographer is held captive by an eagle on a desert island. With a dazzling mastery of drawing and painting, this animated short unexpectedly takes us into the sensitive world of an artist madly in love with dance.


Director: Jack Gray
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 4 min 26 sec
Year: 2021
Country: USA

Day after day, inhabitants of the Menagerie play out their daily lives like clockwork. Menagerie is a study of the daily motions and mundane tasks of contemporary city life. Featuring hundreds of looping animated characters, the film explores how the repetitive actions of our [more…]


Director: Park Jee-Youn
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 9 min 55 sec
Year: 2020
Country: South Korea

In the boredom of life, they became ghosts. The crows are after them.

I’m Late

Director: Sawako Kabuki
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 10 min 35 sec
Year: 2021
Country: France, Japan

Have you or your partner ever had an experience where you missed your period or been “late”?

A brief history of us

Director: Etgar Keret
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 6 min 22 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Poland

When you are in a long period relationship, you sometimes feel you are no longer an individual, but a part of a super-organism. Your daily routine, the decisions you make, the music you hear and the air you breathe: it’s hard to tell the [more…]


Director: Jonatan Schwenk
Technique: Stop-motion
Duration: 4 min 25 sec
Year: 2021
Country: Germany

Small shimmering animals are in heat. A two-legged forest dweller encounters the lustful group. He and his companions snack on the little creatures and soon a feast begins.


Director: Przemysław Świda
Technique: 2D, 3D
Duration: 6 min
Year: 2020
Country: Poland

A suit, hat and a briefcase – the protagonist of the animation looks like a corporation employee. This time, however, he has no documents in his briefcase, but other versions of himself and, instead of a business trip, he goes on a crazy run within his own [more…]

Password to the * * * * *

Director: Adél Szegedi
Technique: 2D, 3D
Duration: 1 min 45 min
Year: 2021
Country: Hungary

The basis of returning to global nature is to get to know the nature within us – our own nature – and to look at the process of individual (personality) development as a component of a global phenomenon.

Terra Incognita

Directors: Adrian Dexter & Pernille Kjaer
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 21 min 30 min
Year: 2021
Country: France, Denmark

Terra Incognita follows life on a mysterious island, inhabited by immortal beings that live in an unbroken chain of eternity, but eternity is a simple illusion broken only by death, nothing changes until….it does.