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  • Opening Ceremony
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    TUESDAY
  • Australian Showcase
    • State Of Mind

      The pressure to succeed and survive is more than a simple state of mind.

      Directed by: Xiaochang Wu

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Transpose

      The world can be a crazy, ever-changing swirl – always changing, always moving.

      Directed by: Transpose Tessa Chong

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Lepidoptera

      A surprise gift of butterflies brings about a dramatic transformation.

      Directed by: Bethanie Montano

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Awake

      One young woman’s journey through depression and into the brighter lights and better days

      Directed by: Jessica McLeod-Yu

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Bill And Tony-Pizza

      It’s hard to keep the ship afloat when only one of you is doing all the work.

      Directed by: Nick Donkin

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Dear David

      She is David Attenborough’s biggest fan but everybody has their breaking point.

      Directed by: Annie Murray

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Ghost Squad

      Oh, hello. You’re dead, killed by your own cowardice it seems. Nooooo, I’m pretty sure a tiny ghost murdered me.

      Directed by: Kieran Sugrue

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • OFS

      From high above these stark, elegant worlds escape seems like a remote possibility.

      Directed by: Bec Readhead

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Dan Sultan-Magnetic

      A visually stunning, hi-concept Dan Sultan music video combining digital animation and mythical imagery.

      Directed by: Jonathan Chong

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Tornado

      Living high above the ground amidst the wind and clouds, one little girl’s tantrum sparks a risky rescue.

      Directed by: Sun-Min Lee, Richard Chhoa, Victoria Dinh

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Of Safe Return

      A vivid journey through a stark and electrifying world.

      Directed by: Shelley O'Meara

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Loss

      One soul’s loss is another’s freedom. And giving always makes the giver richer in the end.

      Directed by: Alice Markham

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Habits

      This three-step plan is going to take a much better set-up and some new habits. Even then, nothing;s guaranteed.

      Directed by: Kathy Sarpi

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Rusty Hook

      The key to opening up a rip in the time/space continuum would be worth fighting for.

      Directed by: Riley McLaren, Lydia Evans

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Crows

      Two crows, one tin of fish and no way to get it open. Time to improvise.

      Directed by: Olivia Want

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Black Hole

      Black holes are famous for how much they can hold even if they don’t look that large from the outside.

      Directed by: Charlotte Webber

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Flies In May

      One bite is all it takes for the complete occupation of the host.

      Directed by: Caroline Jiang

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Special Program: Australian Showcase

      On the 15th of August, from 12:00 PM at the Cinema Jusuf Gërvalla will come a programme especially curated for Anibar which shows the best new Australian animation. Each year the Melbourne International Animation Festival (MIAF) brings together the largest collection of new Australian animation in the world. MIAF’s annual screenings cover the full spectrum […]

  • Coffee and Talks
    • Coffee and Talks – August 16

      Meet the Filmmakers: Jani Zhonga director of Ethnophobia (Screening: Balkan Competition, 22:00, Cubes Cinema, August the 15th).

  • My life as a Zucchini
    • My Life as a Zucchini

      After losing his mother, a young boy is sent to a foster home with other orphans his age where he begins to learn the meaning of trust and true love.

      Directed by: Claude Barras

      Place: Switzerland, France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1 h 10 min

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • Best of Annecy 2016
    • The New York Times “Modern Love – A Kiss, Deferred

      The New York Times’ “Modern Love” column, based on a true story written by Nikolina Kulidzan.

      Directed by: MOTH COLLECTIVE

      Place: UK

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Peripheria

      A journey into the heart of a large slum that’s been abandoned, portraying an urban landscape gone wild: a modern Pompeii where the wind blows and dogs roam amongst the remains of human life.

      Directed by: Couqard-Dassault David

      Place: France

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 13

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Reflection of Power

      In the most secret capital in the world, a crowd watches a show while a disaster threatens to annihilate the city.

      Directed by: Grecu Mihai

      Place: France

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Stems

      Making puppets make music.

      Directed by: Ainslie Henderson

      Place: UK

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Balkon(Balcony)

      Everyone does what they want. The people in this film are not yet sure what they want to do.

      Directed by: David Dell'Edera

      Place: Hungary

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • How Long, Not Long

      A visual journey that challenges us to think about a universal belonging that doesn’t confine itself to a city, region or national boundary in an age where xenophobia, nationalism and intolerance are ubiquitous.

      Directed by: Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot

      Place: Denmark

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Vaysha, l’aveugle (Blind Vaysha)

      Vaysha is not like other little girls. Her left eye only sees the past and her right, only the future. People call her “Blind Vaysha”.

      Directed by: Theodore Ushev

      Place: Canada

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Frankfurter Str. 99a

        A garbage man on his daily routine. A cat walking through the streets. A meeting during the lunch break.

      Directed by: Evgenia Gostrer

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Mr Sand

      A dreamy bedtime story about early cinema. A mix of techniques recalls the atmosphere of this dangerous new medium. In the background, a strange real or imagined character, Mr Sand, is moving around.

      Directed by: Soetkin Verstegen

      Place: Denmark, Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Head Vanishes

      Jacqueline has lost her head, but who cares! For her trip to the seaside, she’s decided to take the train alone, like a big girl.

      Directed by: Franck Dion

      Place: Canada, France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Head Vanishes

        Jacqueline has lost her head, but who cares! For her trip to the seaside, she’s decided to take the train alone, like a big girl.

      Directed by: Franck Dion

      Place: Francë

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Mr Sand

        A dreamy bedtime story about early cinema. A mix of techniques recalls the atmosphere of this dangerous new medium. In the background, a strange real or imagined character, Mr Sand, is moving around.

      Directed by: Soetkin Verstegen

      Place: Denmark, Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Frankfurter Str. 99a

      A garbage man on his daily routine. A cat walking through the streets. A meeting during the lunch break.

      Directed by: Evgenia Gostrer

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Blind Vaysha

      Vaysha is not like other little girls. Her left eye only sees the past and her right, only the future. People call her “Blind Vaysha”.

      Directed by: Theodore Ushev

      Place: Canada

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • How Long, Not Long

      A visual journey that challenges us to think about a universal belonging that doesn’t confine itself to a city, region or national boundary in an age where xenophobia, nationalism and intolerance are ubiquitous.

      Directed by: Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot

      Place: Denmark

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Balcony

      Everyone does what they want. The people in this film are not yet sure what they want to do.

      Directed by: David Dell'Edera

      Place: Hungary

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Stems

      Making puppets make music.

      Directed by: Ainslie Henderson

      Place: UK

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Reflection of Power

      In the most secret capital in the world, a crowd watches a show while a disaster threatens to annihilate the city.

      Directed by: Grecu Mihai

      Place: France

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The New York Times “Modern Love – A Kiss, Deferred

      The New York Times’ “Modern Love” column, based on a true story written by Nikolina Kulidzan.

      Directed by: MOTH COLLECTIVE

      Place: UK

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 4


    • Peripheria

      A journey into the heart of a large slum that’s been abandoned, portraying an urban landscape gone wild: a modern Pompeii where the wind blows and dogs roam amongst the remains of human life.

      Directed by: Couqard-Dassault David

      Place: France

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 12

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Special Program: Best of Annecy 2016

      On the 17th of August from 16:00, Annecy International Animation Film Festival comes to Anibar to present a concentrated and tailor-made programme of the very best animation screened at the 2016 edition. 10 award winning films that express animation at its best, each one more diverse and original than the last.

  • International Competition 1
    • Lupus

      In December 2011, a security guard was killed by a pack of stray dogs prowling in a poor neighbourhood, on the Bogota suburbs.

      Directed by: Carlos Gomez Salamanca

      Place: France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • The Full Story

      When the dad next-door walks out, five-year-old Toby discovers that parents leave. As the shock hits, the entire room catapults skywards, morphs in mid-air and lands as a different space. The rooms keep pace with Toby’s volatile emotions as home life spirals out of control in the divorce boom of the 1970s and 80s.

      Directed by: Daisy Jacobs

      Place: UK

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Strange Case

      The last surreal journey into consciousness. Stream of images, thoughts and memories.

      Directed by: Zbigniew Czapla

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 14

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • High Summer

      A troubling moment in the balminess of a summer in the countryside. While gardening, a young man sees his mother as a woman for the first time.

      Directed by: Josselin Facon

      Place: France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Pencilless Case

      Penciless Case is a history of feeling different and the consequences of standing up to this feeling. We meet our protagonist when he decides to cross the boundaries of his everyday loneliness, and to finally be among people, which turns out to be a ride between happiness and madness.

      Directed by: Magdalena Pilecka

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Superbia

      The native people of the surrealistic land of Superbia, where men and women form separate societies, face the changes sparked by the first equal couple in their history.

      Directed by: Luca Tóth

      Place: Hungary

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 15

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • Balkan Competition
    • Only Lovers Leave to Die

      Emily begins perceiving the world as it was made from painted film stock shortly after being injured in an accident. On her way to a hospital, a story of love, death, passion and loss unravels through dialogues of characters surrounding her, each represented with a different pattern of film stock.

      Directed by: Vladimir Kanic

      Place: Croatia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Hedgehog’s Home

        In a lush and lively forest lives a hedgehog. He is respected and envied by the other animals. However, Hedgehog’s unwavering devotion to his home annoys a quartet of insatiable beasts. Together, they march off towards Hedgehog’s home and spark a tense and prickly standoff.

      Directed by: Eva Cvijanovic

      Place: Croatia, Canada

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Wicked Girl

      S., 8 years old, is a little girl with an overflowing imagination. She is keen on nature and animals. While she is looking back on the good old days in her grand parents village from hospital room, dark and terrifying memories emerge and, little by little, begin to make sense.

      Directed by: AYCE KARTAL

      Place: Turkey, France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Ethnophobia

      Survival, clash and symbiosis go side by side; all accompanied by bursts of joy and pain as a result of man’s internal need to find and exaggerate differences when similarities are obviously greater.

      Directed by: Joan Zhonga

      Place: Albania, Greece

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 15

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Float

      On a cruise trip that was supposed to be vacation of his lifetime, Jadran experiences the tragic shipwreck. Life threatening menace is all around him and all he can do is to try to stay alive as long as possible until rescue finally arrives, or give up and put himself out of misery.

      Directed by: Goran Radosevic

      Place: Croatia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • The stranger in my head

      The film is a kind of reconstruction of the book I’ve read 12 years ago. I remember mostly the way it made an influence on me and the atmosphere it created, but when it comes to characters and action in the book there are left only fragments. So I tried to put those fragments into […]

      Directed by: Petra Balekic

      Place: Croatia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • The retarted child

      Story about extraordinary child in ordinary world / Film painted on smartphone.

      Directed by: Dimitar Dimitrov

      Place: Bulgaria

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Stretch

      Strange morning rituals.

      Directed by: Cagil Harmandar

      Place: Turkey

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • 20 kicks

      This body, which follows the ramblings of my desires, and pays the bill for them. While the soul is trying to find its way.

      Directed by: Dimitar Dimitrov

      Place: Bulgaria

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Gamer Girl

      The film is set in a computer game. Programmed and limited possibilities provide the backdrop against which Lili is trying to fight for the love of her life.

      Directed by: Irena Jukic Pranjic

      Place: Croatia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


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    WEDNESDAY
  • Sheep and Wolves
    • Sheep and Wolves

      In a magical faraway land, in a picturesque little village nestled among green meadows and rolling hills, lives a flock of carefree sheep. But their pastoral and stress-free life is interrupted when a pack of wolves sets up camp in the nearby ravine.

      Directed by: Maxim Volkov

      Place: Russian Federation

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1h 20 min

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • Coffee and Talks
    • COFFEE AND TALKS – AUGUST 15

      Q&A with Joost Lieuwma and Tünde Vollenbroek at Exit Bar Meet the Filmmakers: Vladimir Kanic director of “Only Lover leave to Die” (Screening: Balkan Competition, Tuesday the 15th, 20:30, Lake Cinema) Talks: Joost Lieuwma and Tunde Vollenbroek on the role of comics in making comedy.

  • Frame Order Retrospective
    • KLIK leader 2012

      Leader for the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival 2012

      Directed by: Lukas Krepel, Patrick Schoenmaker, Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Roller Coaster

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Things You`d Better Not Mix Up

      A series of things you’d better not mix up.

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2010

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Wallet Prank – Cartoon-Box #26

      The old prank with a purse on a string! Will the old woman get the wallet from the young rascal? Find it out in cartoon-box episode 26!

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Great Dragonslayer

      A small town is afraid of a dragon, a man gets send out to kill the dragon.

      Directed by: Lukas Krepel

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2009

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Frog Princess – Cartoon-Box #25

      The 25th episode of the funny animated cartoon series cartoon-box. Has the princess been turned into a frog? Will the handsome “prince” help this poor animal?…

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Once Upon A Time In My Wife

      Joost Lieuwma’s graduation film. Short animation film in which a man fantasises about his imaginary son. He wants a child so badly that he chooses an extremely gruesome way to satisfy his desire.

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2005

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Chocolate Ice Cream – Cartoon-Box #21

      A young child is enjoying a delightful chocolate ice cream, when something happens…

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Snapshot

      An idyllic clearing in a forest seems the perfect spot to photograph animals in their natural habitat, but a well-meaning couple of day trippers misses everything that takes place right under their noses.

      Directed by: Arthur van Merwijk

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2012

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Fly – Cartoon-Box #20

      This is a cartoon parody to David Cronenberg’s movie The Fly (1986). Jeff Goldblum is trying to hit on a girl by showing his amazing teleport pods. Will she fall for his charms? Check it out this “The Fly Cartoon”.

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Leaving Home

      When his father decides Richard is old enough to leave his parental home, he sends him out into the world. But Richard keeps returning home in an ever more bizarre way. Somehow he seems attached to the house. When an unfortunate alteration in life takes place, Richard is forced to stand on his own feet.

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2013

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Eddy the Executioner – Cartoon-Box #8

      Executioner Eddy is not the best executioner in the world, but he is trying his best. Will he succeed in his task the king gives him?

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Adventures of Indiana Jones

      Famous archaeologist Dr. Indiana Jones is on a quest of a lifetime, but this time he is fully animated in this passion project by life long fan and artist Patrick Schoenmaker. Over the course of 5 years, he has crafted the opening sequence of what would be the tv series to make all other tv […]

      Directed by: Patrick Schoenmaker

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • BATMAN! – Cartoon-Box #34

      When a woman gets herself trapped in a dark alley and a nasty criminal threatens her, there is only one thing she can do: Scream for help! Will Batman save her on time?

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • How Dave and Emma Got Pregnant

      A very infertile husband is so desperate to have a baby that he actually treats the liposuction fat from his wife as his baby. Strangely enough this all does lead to a cure! Only in directors Joost Lieuwma’s universe this is not just possible, but even logical.

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2012

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Real Rapunzel – Cartoon-Box #38

      Rapunzel it getting locked up by an evil witch. The only way out is through the window. But the tower she is in, is a little bit high. Will Rapunzel get help from the handsome prince?

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Itch

        A promising young love turns into a dragging marriage, unbearable for everyone involved, including the dog. He is bored to death in the squeaky-clean house of his neat freak mistress. But an uninvited guest might bring some welcome playtime around the house.

      Directed by: Patrick Schoenmaker

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2010

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Whack-A-Mole – Cartoon-Box #22

        Esmeralda is trying to play the whack-a-mole game in the arcade. But she isn’t really good at it. Luckily there is a nerd who can help her out. This is a really good arcade cartoon!

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Golden Oldies

      In a typical fifties diner a gangly teenager tries to rock’n’roll with the prettiest girl on the dancefloor, but is opposed by an importunate cool dude and a stammering jukebox. With “Golden Oldies” directors Daan Velsink and Joost Lieuwma present an ultrashort slapstick comedy in a unique style with a distinctive look and a touch […]

      Directed by: Daan Velsink, Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Learn To Ride A Bike – Cartoon-Box #24

      A young boy is trying to learn how to ride his bike.

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Retrospective Frame Order

      Frame Order is an animation studio from Utrecht, the Netherlands that makes script-to-end product animation productions. Their productions are diverse in style and technology, focusing on clear communication to the viewers what will be seen through their Retrospective happening on the 16th of August form 14:00 showing 23 of their best films. After the screening […]

  • The Red Turtle
    • The Red Turtle

      A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.

      Directed by: Michael Dudok de Wit

      Place: France, Belgium, Japan

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1 h 20 min

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • Student Competition 1
    • Strawberry Days

      Living an ordinary life in the company of annoying hallucination can be really difficult …

      Directed by: Eva Sekeresova

      Place: Slovakia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 13

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Flying Putzi

      Putzi, a mentally challenged kid, wants to fly up to the sky with his best friend, a turkey hen named Pepi. The neighborhood boys convince him to fly from the top of a building. This is a story of society’s cruelty towards the abnormal. This is a story of the power of the spirit.

      Directed by: Ido Behar

      Place: Israel

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • FEED

      Two enormous creatures count down the end of a day, food is served as it was the day before. Children feed their goat as usual, feeling uneasy about their own daily life.

      Directed by: Eri Okazaki

      Place: Japan

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Juliette

      Juliette is a shy young girl, who is terrified travelling in a car with two crazy girls that they dont pay attention to the road…

      Directed by: Lora D'Addazio

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Play Boys

      A movie about macho’s, chicks, dogs, guns, cars and motorcycles.

      Directed by: Vincent Lynen

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Chromosome Sweetheart

      An ex-couple in a café, a girl sucking on her girlfriend’s hair, a running woman, a fleeing town, a little girl walking along the river. In this world, there are as many forms of love as there are people.

      Directed by: Honami YANO

      Place: Japan

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • International Competition 2
    • Schirkoa

      In the city of bag-heads, a senate member faces a tough choice between political career, brothels and love for a mysterious woman. A choice that will transform his life and the city in unimaginable ways.

      Directed by: Ishan Shukla

      Place: India

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 14

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Gusla or the Spirits

      Adrienne goes back to Poland, where she was born, to see her grandmother and ask her family about communism. In her aunt and uncle’s cosy kitchen she will learn that communist spirits aren’t the only ones to haunt the Polish imagination, and that there are many unexpected and old means to face them.

      Directed by: Adrienne Nowak

      Place: France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • The Wild Boar

      A homeless orphan, an animalistic little kid escapes the big city into the darkness of the woods. It is there that the kid meets a creature mightier than ever imagined.

      Directed by: Bella Szederkényi

      Place: Germany, Hungary, France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 14

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • The Poet of Horrible Things

      The story of a father who tries to help his son to become a poet, but fails miserably.

      Directed by: Guy Charnaux

      Place: Brazil

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Nighthawk

      A badger lies motionless on a local road. A police patrol approaches the body in the dark. They soon realise that the animal is not dead; the badger is dead drunk! When the police attempt to drag the creature off the road, he wakes up and things take a strange turn.

      Directed by: Spela Cadez

      Place: Slovenia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Nothing Happens

      It’s freezing cold in the city suburbs. Yet some people are gathering. I watch them form a row across the horizon. We are all waiting for something to happen. But nothing does… We have gathered to witness an event. To participate in being seen. The spectacle of watching and being watched.

      Directed by: Michelle KRANOT, Uri KRANOT

      Place: Denmark

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 12

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


  • 17

    THURSDAY
  • Focus on Visegrad: VAF New Talents
    • Pussy

      A young girl spends the evening alone at home. She decides to have some sweet solo pleasure session, but not everything goes according to plan.

      Directed by: Renata Gasiorowska

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Wild Boar

      A homeless orphan, an animalistic little kid escapes the big city into the darkness of the woods. It is there that the kid meets a creature mightier than ever imagined.

      Directed by: Bella Szederkényi

      Place: Germany, Hungary, France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 14


    • Ink Meets Blank

      The movie is a black and white, rhythmic metamorphosis of abstract geometric forms. Its dramaturgy is developed from pure form and evocative music. It has been fully implemented cameraless, directly onto 35mm film tape.

      Directed by: Tymon Albrzykowski

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Chilli

      Film about aggression, passion and misunderstanding in a relationship. Animation and visuals are inspired by naive art, deep dreams and the unconscious mind.

      Directed by: Martina Mikušová

      Place: Slovakia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Corner

      Life isn’t easy in a corner, in the angle where two edges meet. Everything is geometrically relative when perspective and the laws of gravity start playing tricks on you.

      Directed by: Lucija Mrzljak

      Place: Croatia, Estonia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Volcano Island

      Somewhere, on an oceanic island, the forces of nature are still at work as in primeval times. A young, naive female tiger lives there in harmony with herself and nature. When her awakening femininity is noticed by an older male tiger, the young tigress is getting more and more scared by his heated approach.

      Directed by: Anna Katalin Lovrity

      Place: Hungary

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Foreign Body

      A foreign body lives its own life. You can’t get rid of it. It’s always with you, you need it. Caress that odd part of yours, don’t try to shave its long tousled fur. This is a story about something considered strange at first, but which turns out to be the dearest thing to us. […]

      Directed by: Marta Magnuska

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Life in Patterns

        Growing up from perfect patterns. Tenderness, poverty and kitsch. Life in 12 frames per second.

      Directed by: Vojtech Domlatil

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Farewell

      Lovro is tired and sad. He fills the bathtub with water, looking at droplets dripping from the tap. As one hits the water surface, Lovro is reminded of the day he first went fishing with his grandpa.

      Directed by: Leon Vidmar

      Place: Slovenia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Special Program Focus on Visegrad: VAF New Talents

      This program aims to promote the most talented young animation filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and is a selection curated by Visegrad Animation Forum. This program is being screened at Anibar as part of the Visegrad Focus presented at the 8th edition of the festival. The film selection focuses on extraordinary talents whose […]

  • Coffee and Talks
    • Coffee and Talks – August 17

      Meet the Filmmakers: Lora D’Addazio director of “Juliette” (Screening: Lake Cinema, 20:30, August 16) Presentation: PAF Other visions presentation: distributing and curating by Jiri Nedelka

  • Grendel Grendel Grendel by Alex Stitt
    • Grendel Grendel Grendel

      Grendel is a monster and a very elderly one. He features in a long and ancient Anglo-Saxon epic poem called Beowulf. In the original telling of the story we don’t find out much about him other than that he lives beneath a lake with his mum and eats people. In 1971, the American writer, John […]

      Directed by: Alex Stitt

      Place: Australia

      Year: 1981

      Running Time: 88

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Special Program: Grendel Grendel Grendel

      Anibar is privileged to welcome Malcom Turner the director of Melbourne International Animation Festival to give a presentation on the impressive and longed journey of Grendel, on 17th of August at the Cinema Jusuf Gërvalla from 14:00. Grendel Grendel Grendel, the famous film which tells the story of the elderly monster Grendel that first featured […]

  • Best of Fest Anca
    • Sore Eyes for Infinity

      Anca Award Special Mention

      Directed by: Elli Vuorinen

      Place: Finland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 12

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Dolls Don’t Cry

      Anca Award Special Mention

      Directed by: Fréderick Tremblay

      Place: Canada

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 20

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Penelope

      Winner of Anca Special Mention Award

      Directed by: Heta Jההlinoja

      Place: Estonia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Roomates

      Anca Award Special Mention

      Directed by: Jamie Wolfe

      Place: USA

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Unnatural

      Anca Award Special Mention

      Directed by: Marcos Sánchez

      Place: Chile

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Sex Bruise

      Anca Award Special Mention

      Directed by: Conor Grebel

      Place: USA

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Little Bird and the Caterpillar

      Anca Award Special Mention

      Directed by: Lena Von Dohren

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Special Program: Best of Fest Anca

      Best of Fest Anca 2017 is a collection of award-winning short animated films from the current Fest Anca International Festival of Animation, which has been selected from nearly 1,600 entries from more than 70 countries worldwide. A jury of international guests awarded this year awards in different categories such as Anča Award, Anča Award – […]

  • Student Competition 2
    • Tough

      Some things can only be understood with maturity. New light is shed on childhood cultural misunderstandings when a Chinese mother and her British born daughter speak as adults for the first time.

      Directed by: Jennifer Zheng

      Place: UK

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Projection on Sofa

      Movie night at home. At the end of the film, Lucie and Manu start a conversation about the idea of travelling. While smoking and drinking wine, they exchange theirs ideas, needs and expectations.

      Directed by: Violette Delvoye

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • It’s a Date

      Everyone is an alien at first.

      Directed by: Zachary Zezima

      Place: USA

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • HOME

      Man in a bar telling his story to a group of friends. Sharing his expirience. Exotic countries, new smells and tastes, people with any possible colour of skin, different religions, love, friendship and perhaps happiness. But how is it to be back home? And where is his home now?

      Directed by: Aliona Baranova

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Tête à Tête

      A young woman visits her family. Over the weekend tensions flare, whilst technology provides an easy respite. As Kerri’s gaze shifts from the screen, she discovers a deeper kind of connection.

      Directed by: Natasha Tonkin

      Place: UK

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Child

      A child has to leave its cozy hut to collect wood for the fire that went out. Growing into a teenager, he encounters a singular tree that he wants to turn into fire wood. He tears the tree out and thus becomes a man who is drawn to the woods that emerge around him.

      Directed by: Iring Freytag, Viktor Stickel, Linus Stetter

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Rascals

      What if your window is your view. Would you like it to be cleaned or would you cover it? Do you have a choice? Hidden in our own world, our own illusions about out there. ‘Kastaars’ (‘Rascals’) is about seeing and being seen.

      Directed by: Jasmine Elsen

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • In Other Words

      A man recalls a moment of a lost opportunity to communicate with his daughter. Their brief meeting after years undermines his world and renders his words meaningless.

      Directed by: Tal Kantor

      Place: Israel

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • 69SEC

      This is a story of love seem from a square.

      Directed by: Laura Nicolas

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Cleaning Day

      Today it’s my turn to clean our shared flat. I’ll be done in the blink of an eye …

      Directed by: Veronica Solomon

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • International Competition 3
    • Manivald

      Manivald, a fox, is turning 33. Overeducated, unemployed and generally uninspired, he lives with his overbearing, retired mother. It is an easy life, but not a good one. This unhealthy co-dependence changes when the washing machine breaks down and Toomas, a sexy wolf repairman, arrives to fix it, and them.

      Directed by: Chintis Lundgren

      Place: Estonia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 13

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Dead Horses

      Në një vend të panjohur e të izoluar, gjatë luftës, një fëmijë detyrohet të ikën. Gjatë rrugës, has në kufoma kuajsh kudo. Vetëm kuaj të ngordhur. Përse? Përse kuajt kishin vendosur të vrasin veten?

      Directed by: Marc Riba, Anna Solanas

      Place: Spain

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • The Wrong End of the Stick

      Malcolm Fetcher is a neurotic, middle-aged teacher lost in a dull marriage with his wife of twenty years, Beverly. As he faces an all-consuming identity crisis, their marriage disintegrates and he is forced to express a deep, hidden desire…

      Directed by: Terri Matthews

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Winston

      A man is driven mad by obsession and paranoia.

      Directed by: Aram Sarkisian

      Place: United States

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Impossible Figures and Other Stories II

      The protagonist of the film is a woman who trips and falls, while rushing around the house. She gets up, only to discover, that her home has unusual features – it is built from paradoxes, filled with illusions and covered with patterns.

      Directed by: Marta Pajek

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 15

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Balcony

      Everyone does what they want to. The people from this movie are not sure what they want to do yet.

      Directed by: Dávid Dell'Edera

      Place: Hungary

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


  • 18

    FRIDAY
  • This must be the place – New Female Wave in Polish Animation
    • Home

      Home is a place. A family. A history. Relationships. Home is a memory that forms a person. Maybe a dream? This is a story about a girl coming back Home. This visit brings a storm of chaotic, difficult memories. She needs to deal with them to leave. What is her Home? Is it possible to […]

      Directed by: Agnieszka Borowa

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 14

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Bernard

      A short story about loneliness, maladjustment and the desperate need of closeness, set in a severe winter landscape. Bernard faces the stereotype of an animal predator, one you wouldn?t cross paths with. Feeling resigned, he tries to express the truth about his isolation, and suppress the call of nature in him.

      Directed by: Anna Oparkowska

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • DINO or Something

      Short animated adventures of small creatures called DINO on a farm called ‘DINO or something’.

      Directed by: Magdalena Pilecka

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • To thy heart

      He was so handsome, with his jet-black hair, standing by the swing. When he smiled, eyes would stand on end. It was schizophrenic – he was so messed up that she would do whatever he said. She wanted to listen to his sweet-talking, wanted him to talk until the moon was up. Then she stopped […]

      Directed by: Ewa Borysewicz

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2013

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Doggydent

      A short story about Doggydent and his little problems. Who is he and what makes him blue?

      Directed by: Magdalena Pilecka

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2014

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The wizard of U.S

      The Wizard of U.S. is a social satire – an animated documentary about emotions, based on themes from the popular American novel The Wizard of Oz, in order to illustrate how Los Angeles makes the American Dream come true.

      Directed by: Balbina Bruszewska

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 22

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • Coffee and Talks
    • Coffee and Talks – August 18

      Meet the Filmmakers: Tal Kantor director of “In Other Words” (Screening: Student Competition 2, Lake Cinema, 20:30, August 17th), and Jasmine Elsen director of “Rascals” (Film Screening: Student Competition 2, Lake Cinema, 20:30, August 17). Presentation on their book  “Twisted Dreams of Central European animation” by Olga and Michal Bobrowski. The organization of this presentation has been […]

  • Gerta Xhelo presentation on Ted Ed
    • Presentation: Gerta Xhelo on Ted Ed

      The educational platform of Ted-Ed is widely known and used, and its content elaborates the most diverse themes through short, award-winning animated videos about ideas that spark the curiosity of learners everywhere. Gerta Xhelo is a content producer at Ted Ed.  She is from Albania, living and working in New York. On 18th she will […]

  • Panorama 1
    • Sophie’s Story

      Sophie’s Story was developed from an edited interview with Sophie Morgan; a reformed crack cocaine addict. The film set out to explore addiction from a user’s perspective and explore the social and background factors involved in dependency.

      Directed by: Christos Hatjoullis, Alex Hatjoullis

      Place: UK

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Last Summer in the Garden

      Two young city-dwellers travel to rural Ontario seeking a deeper connection to their roots. A hand-painted animated documentary about life, love & the growing season.

      Directed by: Bekky O'neil

      Place: Canada

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Volcano Island

      Somewhere, on an oceanic island, the forces of nature are still at work as in primeval times. A young, naive female tiger lives there in harmony with herself and nature. When her awakening femininity is noticed by an older male tiger, the young tigress is getting more and more scared by his heated approach.

      Directed by: Anna Katalin Lovrity

      Place: Hungary

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Shells and Cigarettes

      On a funeral day, Everett is involved in a car accident.

      Directed by: Laura Carton

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Empty Space

      Sorry, this entry is only available in Albanian.

      Directed by: Ülo Pikkov

      Place: Estonia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 11

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Illusions

      ‘Illusions’ is a film about two characters that meet because of an accident, due to which they find themselves lost, each in their own limbo. To get out, they need to win a simple game with only one rule: the next level is just a step down.

      Directed by: Dominica Harrison

      Place: UK

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Catherine

      Catherine loves pets! But most of all, she loves her cat. As she grows up, she can not connect with other people. Her cat is her life, and little by little she grows up to be a crazy old cat lady… Will she ever find friendship, or love?

      Directed by: Brit Raes

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 12

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • International Competition 4
    • My Mum’s Bonkers

      Out of one eye she cries Puccini, out of the other she reprimands me.

      Directed by: Naomi van Niekerk

      Place: South Africa

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Airport

      In a modern day airport, the flow of passengers is broken by sudden irregularities. Security forces try to get to the cause of the disruption, the atmosphere turns menacing at the slightest anomaly. Tragedy and panic are always just one step away.

      Directed by: Michaela Muller

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 11

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • At the Horizon

      A man and a woman are doing up a boat in order to go on a cruise together. This common project brings them together. They are passionate, become very close. Their relationship is sensual and tender. Yet they grow weary after a long period of relentless work, and both their life and the boat go […]

      Directed by: Izabela Bartosik-Burkhardt

      Place: France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Below 0

      A meteorologist who narrates his experience in the Arctic through a voice recording; And how his life is linked physically and spiritually to nature.

      Directed by: Itai Hagage & Jonathan Gomez

      Place: Costa Rica

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Pussy

      A young girl spends the evening alone at home. She decides to have some sweet solo pleasure session, but not everything goes according to plan.

      Directed by: Renata Gasiorowska

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • The Ogre

      Full of complexes because of his size, a giant holds on eating terrified at the idea of revealing his ogresque self and so compromising his place in the society. During a business banquet, his true nature will be put to the test.

      Directed by: Laurene Braibant

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Railment

        In a continuous scenery, his physical movement stays in the same position. The speed of the continuity and his movement have accelerated and gradually cause a distortion.

      Directed by: Shunsaku Hayashi

      Place: Japan

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • Student Competition 3
    • My Father’s Room

      She was abused by her father during childhood. Since he left, the pain and anger had begun to fade. One day, unexpectedly, she was struck by a revelation about her father’s life that cast her feelings about him into confusion.

      Directed by: Nari JANG

      Place: Republic of Korea

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • The Astronaut’s Journal

      Man has gone out to explore other worlds and other civilizations without having explored his own labyrinth of dark passages and secret chambers, and without finding what lies behind doorways that he himself has sealed.” Stanislaw Lem, Solaris

      Directed by: Marina Belikova

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Windows

      An absurd story about a life behind the windows.

      Directed by: Angella Lipskaya

      Place: Russia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant

      We’ve all had thoughts of what might happen should we jump from a high place, drop the baby, or stab someone with a fork. Usually we can dismiss them without a care – but what if we couldn’t?

      Directed by: Suraya Raja

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Gokurosama

      Early in the morning in a Japanese shopping center, a shopkeeper gets stuck. In order to help her, her young employee decides to cross the shopping center with her.

      Directed by: Clémentine Frère, Aurore Gal, Yukiko Meignien, Anna Mertz, Robin Migliorelli, Romain Salvini

      Place: France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • The Indigestion

      A family dinner is organized for the anniversary of the grandmother. This meal is an opportunity to see the fears, the wickedness of this family.

      Directed by: Mathilde Remy

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Nowhere Man

      A box in between the gap of the wall and the shelf in the classroom was found by the kids, while a rumor of a dead body found behind the school got spread, and one kid went look for the truth.

      Directed by: Zilai Feng

      Place: United States

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • The Race

      Babies stand at the start of a race track. As they begin to run they morph and grow into more distinctive personalities. Some thrive and some falter as the race soon becomes deadly competitive.

      Directed by: Jodie Haslam

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


  • 19

    SATURDAY
  • Dark Dutch Animation
    • KLIK Leader 2010

      The leader is filled with the work of 35 international animators and designers. Each with his or her own unique style and accompanied with sound that is just as diverse. During this short animation the main character is able to change his surroundings with a flick of a switch. Each one leaving him more curious […]

      Directed by: Andre Bergs, Arno de Grijs, Floris Vos, Kevin Megens

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2010

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Losing Nemo

      Most people are aware that the oceans aren’t doing so well, but what is going on exactly?’Losing Nemo’ is a six-minute, 3D-animated film about the state of the oceans.The film is the result of months of work by a group of creatives from around the world. It is our message to the world that we […]

      Directed by: Douwe van der Werf

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2013

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Pommes Frites

      It is St Maarten and three kids go out for ‘tricks or treats’. It is a windy night and the only welcoming friendly person in the small town is unfortunately treated to a rather frightning and truly horrific sight.

      Directed by: Balder Westein

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2013

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Pepe Luu

      It’s Anna’s 11th birthday! Pepe throws her a surprise party, but Anna doesn’t seem happy about this at all.

      Directed by: Valerie Chang

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2014

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • I Love Hooligans

      A football hooligan feels unconditional love for his club. However, being gay, he has to hide his identity in order to survive in this world that is so precious to him.

      Directed by: Jan-Dirk Bouw

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2013

      Running Time: 13

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Just a biopic

      ‘Just a biopic’ is an Animated biography with surprising twist. The film portrays the path of a single individual, but his life at the same time symbolises the lives of a very large group. This gives Just a biopic the purpose of a pamphlet; it is an indictment of the way the society that we […]

      Directed by: Renske Cuijpers

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2013

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Prodigy – Wild Frontier

      While camping in the woods Nelson discovers the true meaning of dualism. Official music video for “Wild Frontier” by The Prodigy. Winner Best Animation at Berlin Music Video Awards (May 2015).

      Directed by: Mascha Halberstad

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Voed Mij (Feed Me)

      A short film about a feeder.

      Directed by: Niels Dekker

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2010

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Vent

      Vent is a short comical animation about a man struggling against a storm. When the man suddenly meets a little girl, we discover that somebody is in control of that wind.

      Directed by: Erik van Schaaik

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2004

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Things you’d better not mix up

      A series of things you’d better not mix up.

      Directed by: Joost Lieuwma

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2010

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Pivot

      When a man is witness to a murder and takes pictures of the killer, he has to run for his life.

      Directed by: André Bergs

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2009

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Junkyard

      A man is robbed and stabbed on a metro train. As he lays dying, a friendship from his youth flashes before his eyes.

      Directed by: Hisko Hulsing

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2012

      Running Time: 18

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Gerard & Stipje: Happy animals

      Gerard and Stipje meet some animals who are very eager to make Gerard happy!

      Directed by: Dennis Impink / Junaid Chundrigar

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Beheaded

      Directed by: Rosto

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2000

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Special Program: Dutch Focus

      Dark Dutch Animation & Light Dutch Animation The Dutch are coming to Anibar with two special programs one being the Light Side and the other the Dark Side. Both together bringing the Dutch Focus on the 19th and the 20th from 12:00 at Anibar International Animation Festival, with their 31 films describing the diversity and […]

  • Coffee and Talks
    • Coffee and Talks – August 19

      Meet the filmmakers: Laurene Braibant director of  “The Ogre” (Screening: Student Competition 2, Lake Cinema, 20:30, August 17th). Presentation: Production process of “Magneti” by Arvan Berisha

  • Georges Schwizgebel Retrospective and Presentation
    • 78tours

      Pictures suggested by a music, alternating with pictures of a person listening to it; from a waltz on the accordion results a short story evoking that time passes.

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 1985

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Subject of the Picture

      Thanks to the painter brushing his portrait, an old man rediscovers his youth and journeys from one picture to another passing an unknown person in red whom he finally finds. This is an adaptation of the myth of Faust, the character being guided, manipulated by the devilish painter who imposes on him his peregrinations and […]

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 1989

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Ride to the Abyss

      At an average cycle of six seconds, an animated painting illustrates a fragment of an opera. The idea of the film was to use just 144 drawings for a fairly long film, the 144 immense cellulose drawings are seen only partially via a camera movement travelling spirally from the edges to the centre, finally to […]

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 1992

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Year of the Deer

        The tragic destiny of a young deer deceived by appearances. The visual, very illustrative and polished, is inspired by the atmospheres of the 4 seasons corresponding to the 4 musical movements.

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 1995

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Fugue

      A person dozing in a hotel room allows himself to be invaded by memories which form an escape expressed in drawings. The film is one of the most complex by Georges Schwizgebel. The use of vivid colours, the counterpoint of the interwoven images, the animation of impossible geometric figures combined with a contemporary sound tape […]

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 1998

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Young Girl and the Clouds

      The story of Cinderella is punctuated by clouds. The tale is modernised and Cinderella dreams of clouds and ends up fleeing by plane with her prince charming. Here too, animation on cellulose and on glass paper come into contact with each other. The image is animated simultaneously at various speeds (decor, moving elements, characters) in […]

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2000

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Man Without a Shadow

      A man exchanges his shadow for richness, then, disillusioned with the result, has to be content with sevenleague boots which help him find his way. The film, very ambitious, benefits from the quality of the production by the NFB, with rich sound effects. Schwizgebel takes advantage of the occasion to install the mysterious atmosphere with […]

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2004

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Play

      From the detailed account announcing the beginning of the film to the rigid appearance of the word END, “Jeu” provokes a magnificent vertigo with its uninterrupted running which is full of surprises. The most recent film by Georges Schwizgebel is a furious race towards final immobilisation, like a metaphor of modern restlessness, the illustration of […]

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2006

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Along the Way

      Through paintings that interact on the principle of Russian dolls, we are drawn along the swirling path of the thoughts of a pilgrim, a solitary walker.

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2012

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Erlking

      A father rides through the dark forest with his son. The sick child thinks he sees the Erlking, who both charms and frightens him. Based on Goethe’s poem Erlkönig and the music of Schubert and Liszt.

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 16

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Georges Schwizgebel Retrospective and Presentation

      Georges Schwizgebel one of the biggest name in contemporary animation will come to be part of Anibar International Animation Festival. The well-known author of 16 short films that have picket prizes at Cannes, Annecy, Zagreb, Hiroshima, Stuttgart, Ottawa, and Espinho will come as part of the grand jury to for the eighth edition of the […]

  • Animated Music Videos Competition
    • Watsky – Conversations

      “Conversations” is part 1 of 4 interconnected songs/videos from Watsky’s recent album “x Infinity”. The main topic of this musical piece is a conversation about death that Watsky had with his father.

      Directed by: Diego Huacuja, Carlos Lopez Estrada

      Place: Mexico

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Dan San -The Call

      In a big metropolis, a mysterious character in the fuzzy outlines drowns himself in its thoughts…

      Directed by: Simon Medard

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • LCAW feat. Dagny – Man in the moon

      The Moon suddenly falls off the sky. Our two heroes go on a hunt to capture it. They will need to use the power of love to save the night.

      Directed by: Tomek Ducki

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Toe, Petal, Cosmos

      This short film generally describes a transformable relationship within our little dusty world.

      Directed by: Qieer Wang

      Place: China

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Ampersand

      A playful visual music journey through the universe from the subatomic to the galactic.

      Directed by: Erin Shea

      Place: United States

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Loopstache – All I need is you

      Natalie is an android who lives outside Beirut with her husband and her cat. Addiction to work will lead to an obsession with your victims.

      Directed by: Aitor Oñederra

      Place: Spain

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Traktorkestar – Lost Boy and Suicide Girl

      A sarcastic take on the Peter Pan fairytale, based in an Eastern-European suburban environment.

      Directed by: Kleidi Eski

      Place: Albania,Switzerland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • PTP – Black Joe Lewis & The Honey Bears

      The visuals has Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears performing while a girl moves around on a pair of roller skates. It’s a groovy track completely animated rotoscoping in a traditional way.

      Directed by: Roger Haus

      Place: Spain

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Djamchid Sisters – For You

      The official music video for the song “For you” by the Jamshid sisters. The video takes a spin on the known story of Adam and Eve, from the perspective of Eve.

      Directed by: Nadav Nachmany

      Place: Israel

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Dan Sultan – Magnetic

      Magnetic is a hybrid of new media technologies; 3D printing, projection mapping, stop-motion and 3D animation. It is a performance clip with a 3D representation of Dan Sultan as a sculptural bust. Through out the video the bust transforms and becomes a “living work of art”.

      Directed by: Jonathan Chong

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • GastaLoops (IISO – Out)

      Gastaloops are a personal project, a marathon that consists in creating 100 animations in 100 days, with three main colors (white, red and black). A blend of surreal and inventive GIFs that perfectly convey the atypical universe of the Londoner.

      Directed by: Nicola Gastaldi

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • ZAPASKA – ZAPYTAISIA

      Animated music video for the song of the Ukrainian group “Zapaska”. This story is about life and death, that everyone carries with them throughout life.

      Directed by: Oleg Shcherba

      Place: Ukraine

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Smiley – Plastic Flowers

      ‘Plastic Flowers’ is an animated music video which shapes through music, lyrics and image a stern world in which the artificial mimics reality to such a degree that the protagonist finds it more and more difficult to distinguish reality from illusion, in the pursuit for his own inner fulfillment.

      Directed by: Claudia Ilea

      Place: Romania

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Batlik – Elsewhere

      A pictural journey…

      Directed by: Marie Opron

      Place: France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Oborri – Alfabeti ecen vetë

      Directed by: Gëzim Ramizi

      Place: Kosova

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Frances – Grow

      The film, co-funded by all parties, takes form as the official music video to Frances’s ‘Grow’ and seeks to raise awareness of domestic violence and let young women know they are not alone.

      Directed by: Le Cube

      Place: UK

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • No place like home

      Directed by: Nicolas Guillabert

      Place: France

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • Panorama 2
    • The Ultimate Guide To Inspiration

      From time to time creatives reach that hard wall where they feel that inspiration has abandoned them forever. After some research and puffy eyes in the mirror we think we figured out: how to get inspired! But not really, I guess it depends on a lot of things, mostly your ability to cope with fear…

      Directed by: Fran Marquez, Daniela Uribe

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Slinky

      The movie is about a young woman who can’t face the situation she’s in. She loves the little creature that lives in her house so much. Maybe too much. Until one certain point…

      Directed by: Rianne Stremmelaar

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Nueva Vida

      A ball, some brains and a lot of fluids. A cautionary true tale on the dangers of playing soccer from my dear brother, Kenny.

      Directed by: Jonathan Seligson

      Place: United States

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Spaghetti Junction

      A day in the life of a small, dysfunctional community living under the constant smog and noise of an endless traffic jam. In the high heat, they squabble and bicker like children. It seems that it will always be this way, that is, until a rare spectacle shows them how to rise above their situation.

      Directed by: Noor Tadjer

      Place: UK

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 11

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • MAK

      In a search for opium, big macs and cultural identity, a Russian-American teenager visits her hometown of St. Petersburg, Russia, and discovers that her old best friend has already grown up.

      Directed by: Natalya Serebrennikova

      Place: United States

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Close the Shutters

      A young man tries to hold on to the image of his sick grandfather, by piecing together fragments of memories he has of him.

      Directed by: Ynon Lan

      Place: Israel

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Love Our Prison

      At Atlacholoaya, a Mexican prison, female and male inmates can establish romantic relationships. What are the implications of romantic love in prison?

      Directed by: Carolina Corral Paredes

      Place: Mexico

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Hereafter

      A person dies. As a ghost, she struggles through the realisation it is no longer human, while its memory fades away.

      Directed by: Natalia Azevedo Andrade

      Place: Hungary

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • It is My Fault

      After the compression of the spiritual world by the force of regulation, there will follow a series of emotions such as introspection, violence, self-destruction, and untangling. This work shows the approach of the digital media itself to deconstruct, to form the subliminal synesthesia visually and to create a fictional experience for the mind.

      Directed by: Liu Sha

      Place: China

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • RED

      The girl records the cycle of her physical condition, as if it is the memorial trace that leaves print on calendar papers. Compared to bodies,how do our minds that are slow to react and pushed forward by time face the important process of painful experiences that are necessary for growing up?The film decribes,through the struggle […]

      Directed by: Wu Jo Hsin

      Place: Taiwan

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Chaos (A Fish Tale)

      When something shakes you up badly, all your ideas, feelings, perceptions… all the certainties you once stood for become suddenly mixed in a tide of randomness.

      Directed by: Alita Serra

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • The Last Job on Earth

      The Last Job on Earth takes a look at what life in an automated world might be like. It follows Alice, holder of the last recognisable job in the world, as she goes about her day. We see how technology makes her life easier and more convenient, but gradually the cracks start to show and […]

      Directed by: Daniel Chester, David Prosser, Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • Students Competition 4
    • Senior’s Club

      Ordinary sunny afternoon, a little boy is spending time with his grandma in the park. But this time she is going to show him the real face of senior’s club.

      Directed by: Agata Mianowska

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Night Witches

      An elderly, soft-spoken veteran recalls when she joined the Soviet Air Force’s first all-female bombing squad.

      Directed by: Julie Herdichek Baltzer

      Place: Denmark

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 9

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Rubik

      It’s a normal day in a communal apartment. Someone is reading, someone else ironing. A child runs down a corridor. But then suddenly the room quakes; everything changes and life is turned upside down.

      Directed by: Xenia Smirnov

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • The Clitoris

      Women are lucky, they get to have the only organ in the human body dedicated exclusively for pleasure: the clitoris! In this humorous and instructive animated documentary, discover its unrecognized anatomy and its unknown herstory.

      Directed by: Lori Malépart-Traversy

      Place: Canada

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Homegrown

      Francis raises his son Kip in isolation. When the boy outgrows his father’s protective confines, Francis learns that what is right for himself may not be best for his son.

      Directed by: Quentin Haberham

      Place: UK

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 10

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Oh Mother!

      Mother and son are changing places and roles constantly: once, the mother is an adult, sometimes son matures and takes care of suddenly childish mother. The arrangement works fine, until the boy decides to escape from under the skirt of the overprotective mother and start an independent life.

      Directed by: Paulina Ziolkowska

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 13

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • City Lights

      The city is alive. A journey through Central London at night.

      Directed by: Jessica Lester

      Place: UK

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • IA piece of Cake

      The little girl is not accepted by the rabbits ,so she tried her best to join them…

      Directed by: Hsin Hsuan Yeh

      Place: Taiwan

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Day, The Chef

      Living in Beijing, the mega city, everyone is, somehow, being consumed by different kinds of modern civilization and life format. In metro, bus, office buildings, people are treated like raw materials, cooked into dishes, and placed onto dining table every day and night. This animation presents the subtle connection between urban life and Beijing dishes.

      Directed by: Shuyu Xiong

      Place: China

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • 1972

      A picture from the family archive: a white low- rise villa, date of building: 1972. In this house people listened to music, watched tv, cooked meals,typed, talked on the phone,… just as we do nowadays, but nevertheless completely different.

      Directed by: Anna Van Riel

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


    • Serpentine

      In the midst of reflective fantasy, a young woman’s inner thoughts arouse a surreal exploration of sensuality, self-esteem, and deeply rooted fears. Her arrival is one of strength, beauty, and greater character.

      Directed by: Bronwyn Maloney

      Place: United States

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Kino Kubezat


  • 20

    SUNDAY
  • Light Dutch Animation
    • KLIK Leader 2016

      Directed by: Natali Voorthuis, Danne Bakker, Niels Dekker

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 2

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Snapshot

      A married couple tries to photograph animals in their natural habitat, but misses what happens right under their noses.

      Directed by: Arthur van Merwijk

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2012

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Sunny Side Up

      A castaway on a desert island gets lost in his dreams. Confusing fantasy with reality proves fatal. But then are we not confused ourselves?

      Directed by: Paul Driessen

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 1985

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Kik – Cupido

      Directed by: Natali Voorthuis

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2014

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Tabook

      While browsing the bookstore 19-year-old Gwen is unexpectedly drawn to a volume of kinky erotica, earning her disapproving glares from the other customers. Will Gwen follow her deepest desires or will she let her embarrassment restrain her?

      Directed by: Screenplay

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Supporting Film

      From the perspectives of a dozen diverse viewers, this documentary short explores the peculiar ritual of watching film. How is the medium experienced by people with sensory impairments, strong religious beliefs, or lovesickness? A story about moving images and their audience.

      Directed by: Douwe Dijkstra

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 12

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Saturday Symphony

      Saturday Symphony is an animation film about the atmosphere and excitement on a sunny Saturday in the city. For many, a familiar, warm feeling. The film builds up like a symphony with a focus on the contrast between serenity and liveliness.

      Directed by: Iris Frankhuizen

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Helpiman

      A little dude called Helpiman comes across three people in the desert who are in need of Help. Helpiman is here to help!

      Directed by: Aisha Madu

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2011

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Glass Half

      Two amateur art critics meet in a gallery and argue passionately about the pieces they see, until finally they find a piece on which they can agree..

      Directed by: Beorn Leonard

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2015

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Scrambled

      When 19-year-old Esra misses her train, she kills time playing a fast-paced, flashy game on her smartphone. A vintage Rubik’s Cube challenges her attention.

      Directed by: Bastiaan Schravendeel

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • A Single Life

      When Pia puts on a mysterious vinyl single, she’s suddenly able to travel through her own life.

      Directed by: Job, Joris, Marieke

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2014

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Trailer

      A trailer is recorded on the set of a disaster movie that should entice a mass audience. But it turns out the staging and the voice-over, modelled on the American example, don’t go together well for the hero in the doomsday scenario.

      Directed by: Mascha Halberstad

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2014

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Fata Morgana

      Burning in the desert sun, Eduardo – a lemonade seller with a small stand – is fighting the urge to drink his last and final bottle of refreshing lemonade.

      Directed by: Frodo Kuipers

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2011

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Notebook

      Notebook consists of 4 short experimental films where I try to confuse the reality. In these films, illusions and expectations are challenged.

      Directed by: Evelien Lohbeck

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2008

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Bears on the Road

      The film is about Theo, who enjoys nothing more than driving around in his little yellow car. After a car crash, caused by a bear, he wants to get back to his old life, but his growing fear for the outside world stands in his way.

      Directed by: Nadia Meezen

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2014

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Fauna Sutra

      An animated short about some of the most bizarre mating habits in the animal kingdom. What would our world look like if humans behaved like this?

      Directed by: Johan Klungel

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2004

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Sabaku

      Sabaku and his buffalo buddy don’t need big words to understand one another. Alas when his good-natured companion keels over in the savannah sun one day, Sabaku must find a new friend – after all, who wants to travel through this world all alone?

      Directed by: Marlies van der Wel

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Bleep Bloop – Feel the Cosmos

      Official Videoclip made for Bleep Bloop on Saturate Records.

      Directed by: Evert van der Veen

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2014

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Special Program: Dutch Focus

      Dark Dutch Animation & Light Dutch Animation The Dutch are coming to Anibar with two special programs one being the Light Side and the other the Dark Side. Both together bringing the Dutch Focus on the 19th and the 20th from 12:00 at Anibar International Animation Festival, with their 31 films describing the diversity and […]

  • Coffee and Talks
    • Coffee and Talks – August 20

      Meet the Filmmakers: Natalia Azevedo Andrade director of “Hereafter” (Screening:  Panorama Program 2, 20:30, Lake Cinema, August the 19th). Kleidi Eski director of “Lost Boy and Suicide Girl” (Screening: Animated Music Video Competition, 16:00, Cinema Jusuf Gervalla, August the 19th)  

  • Aya Suzuki Masterclass
    • Masterclass: Aya Suzuki

      Aya Suzuki the master of anime will come to Anibar to give a masterclass on the 20th of August from 14:00. She is a British/Japanese story, layout, concept artist, 2D character/FX animator. Projects that she worked on include, Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ (2013) at Studio Ghibli, ‘The Illusionist’ (2010) (Dir. Sylvain Chomet, Django Films), […]

  • Animated Visions #1
    • More Than Lovers, More Than Friends

      Digital animation brings an insight into the state of collapse caused by being overworked. Two imaginary figures (vascular blood circulation) symbolise the inner dialogue of a depressed man – we are witnesses to a conflict which proceeds from their different views of how to behave when the system forces an individual to be constantly productive.

      Directed by: Jan Broz, Barbora Kleinhamplova

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • To Lose Something Every Day

      The guiding motif of this video is the phased gesture of a hand when a palm catches a black object continuously “hanging” in the centre of the image. The animation of pictorial motifs in the foreground evokes the impression of a fall, but in fact it is caused only by the moving background. The media […]

      Directed by: Katerina Zochova

      Place: Czech Republiv

      Year: 2014

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Naked Dinner

      Using the chair, he slowly shoved himself towards the door, and then let go, throwing himself against it, and holding himself upright against it. The balls of his feet had some sticky substance on them. He took a moment to recover from the exertion. Then he applied himself to turning the key in the lock. […]

      Directed by: Marian Vredik

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2013

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Signs

        After following the red signs and gently descending 400 metres, a view of the valley, the north part of which is German, opens up on the left. At the intersection the yellow sign points to Velky Senov, we encounter a neglected little monument dedicated to the victims of the WWII. We enter Sluknov from […]

      Directed by: Matyas Trnka

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2013

      Running Time: 1

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Spell of Forgetfulness

      For Spell of Forgetfulness, animator Martin Buril joined an established creative duo of Veronika Vlkova and Jan Sramek. What came out of this cooperation, is an elegiac poem of post-war scenery images, where a unique styles of Vlkova’s watercolour paintings and Sramek’s vector graphics merge. Beneath the imagery, there are subtle references to the legendary […]

      Directed by: Veronika Vlkova, Jan Sramek, Martin Buriur

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2013

      Running Time: 8

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Svetovar

      In a deserted place, where its space disposition gives evidence of past energetic bustle, a couple of authors started their own poetic interpretation. Genius loci – spirit of a place – provoked them into a free series of images interconnected by the figure of an earthly astronaut. Symmetrical scenes have precise light points and three […]

      Directed by: Vojtech Zak, Vojtech Rada

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2012

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Skin

      We usually need to set the boundaries in regards to the influence of the environment, while browsing through photographs. If we want to see a non-transparent image well, we need sufficient light; but we want just a certain amount so that the image surface is evenly lit. It is necessary to suppress sources of light […]

      Directed by: Alexandra Moralesová

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2011

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • MONOSCOPE

      When a draught blows away part of a paper doll that animators had left on their desk, it does not offer any compensation for the missing piece. If part of a computer animation is lost, the responsible software alerts us to the missing file through the appearance of a small icon in rainbow colours and […]

      Directed by: Martin Buril

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2011

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • A Match

      Film noir abounds in white places. A cynical detective in the disguise of a nice ordinary smoker is searching in a match-factory, which changes into a gamblers’ den after sunset. The once lincrusta walls of production halls sprout neon tentacles, through an ambiguous message, the femme fatale lures the hero into the giant tivoli of […]

      Directed by: Katerina Kynclova, Vojtech Vanek

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2011

      Running Time: 5

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Phenomenon

      Krystof Pesek started with a code that says: Let there be darkness. And there it was… Darkness from the bodies of big monsters. Only the sectors of light among bellies indicated that nothing lasts forever. As bodies were growing older, they showed that they do not cease to rotate towards death in unique white. That […]

      Directed by: Krystof Pesek

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2011

      Running Time: 4

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Rahova

        David Mozny has gathered together a number of photographs capturing a scrubby suburb called Rahova on Bucharest’s periphery. By means of 3D programmes he creates the animation that he has been working with since 2008 and that he has exhibited in various installation contexts. In harmony with Michal Mariánek’s music, the individual panels levitate […]

      Directed by: David Mozny

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2010

      Running Time: 6

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Manual 2: Trilobite / Návod 2: Trilobit

      This short animated film accompanied by music comes within the series of four films, every one of which supplies a do-it-yourself manual for different things (a crystal, a trilobite, the Space, the sunset). For his expressions, Smetana applies schematic linear drawing and throughout the series deals with the relation between the idea, its formulation and […]

      Directed by: Matej Smetana

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2009

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Gulliver in the World of Pygmeys

      “A fairy tale from Slide Film (1957) converted into an animation of pixel textures.” A man and a computer. Sometimes amongst pygmies, but usually amongst giants. Screensaver as another brainwashing device.

      Directed by: Lukas Hajek

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2008

      Running Time: 7

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Moonwalk

      A meditative variations of the graphic background of internet interface and the context of pop-music. “YouTube recently changed its design and added the button to the playbar, which actually screwed it all.”

      Directed by: Martin Kohout

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2008

      Running Time: 3

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


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