18.–20.5. 2023

International Competition 4: Pigs and other animals

Flying machines, bees and pigs. Lots of pigs. 
Saturday 20.5. / at 18.00 / Kino K13. Duration 92 minutes. Buy your tickets here.


Director: Sofia El Khyari
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 9 min
Year: 2022
Country: France, Portugal, Qatar

In a mysterious forest, a woman is slowly lured into a nostalgic daydream as she observes butterflies.


Director: Honor Price
Technique: Stop-motion
Duration: 9 min 56 sec
Year: 2022
Country: United Kingdom

Star attraction of a human zoo, Steve is caged and kept away from his own humankind. Longing for more in life, Steve dreams of finding a companion.


Director: Marcel Barelli
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 5 min
Year: 2021
Country: Switzerland

In nature, a couple is a male and a female. Well, not always! A couple is also a female and a female. Or a male and a male. You may not know it, but homosexuality isn’t just [more…]


Director: Juliette Laboria
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 7 min
Yeaer: 2023
Country: Italy

In the heat of summer, wasps are busy eating beautiful ripe and sweet fruits. But soon, other visitors intrude into the wasps’ peaceful life, taking a malicious pleasure in appropriating the precious treasures of the garden.


Director: Jorn Leeuwerink
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 8 min 17 sec
Year: 2023
Country: Netherlands

A group of animals hook up a power grid to the socket-shaped snout of one big, sleeping pig. 


Director: Chenglin Xie
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 6 min 55 sec
Year: 2022
Country: USA, China

You are what you eat. In a world where people start to look like the thing they eat the most of, you can take this quite literally. 


Director: Elizabeth Hobbs
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 9 min
Year: 2022
Country: United Kingdom

A spirited young woman persuades a hyena from London Zoo to take her place at a dinner dance being held in her honour.


Director: Tal Kantor
Technique: Mixed media
Duration: 16 min 47 sec
Year: 2023
Country: Israel

A Holocaust survivor reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life.


Director: Piotr Chmielewski
Technique: Stop-motion
Duration: 8 min
Year: 2023
Country: Poland, France

In this film we are taking a perspective of the crab and through his eyes and ears we are able to discover worlds that he lives in. Animals are our silent companions; they have witnessed the greatest achievements and most horrible failures [more…]


Director: Andrzej Jobczyk
Technique: 2D drawn animation
Duration: 7 min 36 sec
Year: 2022
Country: Poland

Airborne is a surreal animation that connects the world of flying machines with the kingdom of flora and fauna. Engrossed in the fight, pilot loses his target which leads to tragedy.