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    MONDAY
  • Opening Ceremony
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    TUESDAY
  • Presentation 1
  • Special Program 1
  • The Man Who Knew 75 Languages
    • Mannen som kunne 75 sprÂk (The Man Who Knew 75 Languages)

      “The Man Who Knew 75 Languages” is a love story from the 1800s about a controversial figure, Georg Sauerwein, and the woman that would one day be the first Queen of Romania. Georg, a poor priest’s son is invited to tutor Princess Elisabeth of Wied. He helps her develop her artistic gifts immensely. Their friendship, […]

      Directed by: Anne Magnussen, Pawel Debski

      Place: Norway

      Year: 2016

      Running Time: 1 h 5 min 40 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • International Competition 1
    • Venus

      From the foam of the sea, fertilized by the blood of the sky, was born Venus, enchanting goddess. In the animated fairy tale Filly,a lesbian fairy tale with nimble fingers, seduces women by day, dressed as boy. But at night something strange happens and soon half the population of Whitsitt Village are eagerly queuing up.

      Directed by: S·vio Leite

      Place: Brazil

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 28 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Between Us Two

      A gay son talks to his dead mother.

      Directed by: Wei Keong Tan

      Place: Singapore

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5 min 3 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Intimity

      As she is showering, dressing, putting on her make-up, a woman bares her soul. She speaks of her fears, her complexes, and the process of accepting ñ even loving ñ herself. Insecure, she loves neither her body nor her face. Then, one day, she starts posing as a photography model for a friend. With the […]

      Directed by: Elodie Dermange

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5 min

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Simbiosis Carnal

      A poetic story of female sexuality through ages.

      Directed by: Justine Paulus

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 10 min 8 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Love he Said

      1973, San Francisco. Charles Bukowski, underground poet and punk ahead of his time, reads his poem LOVE in front of a wild audience who came to listen to the trash poetís provocations. But that day, instead of the punk, they found a broken man hungry for love.

      Directed by: Mikhal Bak

      Place: France

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 5 min 40 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Lavo

      About the diversity of sexual manifestations.

      Directed by: Sasha Svirsky

      Place: Russian Federation

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 1 min 59 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Etreintes

      Standing still in front of the open window, a woman stares at the dark clouds that obscure the sky. Immobile, she fights against the remembrances of the past. In the clouds, a passionate embrace appears.

      Directed by: Justine Vuylsteker

      Place: French Guiana

      Year: 2019

      Running Time: 5 min 27 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Bloeistraat 11

      Inseparable best friends spend their last summer holiday of childhood amusing themselves around the house. As summer progresses their bodies start to morph and shift and an awkwardness descends on their friendship. Puberty seems determined to interrupt their bond.

      Directed by: Nienke Deutz

      Place: The Netherlands

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 9 min 41 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • Student Competition 1
    • Camille (“Quand j’ai remplacÈ Camille”)

      Laure must replace a deceased swimmer in the relay swim team. The qualifiers are near and the team worries about their chances at winning; the grief and stress pushes Laura to obsess over the one she replaces, Camille.

      Directed by: RÈmy CLARKE, LeÔla COURTILLON, Nathan OTA—O

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 56 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • in our skin

      In Our Skin is a celebration of nudity and freedom of women within their own bodies. It is a film about form, volume and shape, from the beauty of a fold of skin to the delicacy of a touch. The film highlights the exceptional and extraordinary that lies within the seemingly routine gestures of undressing […]

      Directed by: Rosa Beiroa

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 50 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • So I Danced Again…

      So I Danced Again… embraces the act of listening. It is a search for meaning; a dance through our chaotic world of meaningful/meaningless sounds.

      Directed by: Lottie Kingslake

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4 min 38 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Worth Every Penny

      An animated voyage into the realm of payed sex encounters. The texts are taken from internet forums, where sex consumers compare and rate the quality of prostitutes performance.

      Directed by: Ilona Yudin, Paz Bernstein

      Place: Israel

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 13 min 42 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Augenblicke – a blink of an eye

      Three perceptions of only one truth – hers, his and ours.

      Directed by: Kiana Naghshineh

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 3 min 55 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • The Little One

      A Vietnamese girl grows up in a European town. As she gets used to what it means to be strange and at home at the same time, her family inevitably heads towards a fatal decision. Who will leave ñ who will stay? Whose home is where?

      Directed by: Diana Cam Van Nguyen

      Place: Czech Republic

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 9 min 53 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Sweet wee hours (“Ces pítites heures”)

      In Paris, on a summer night, a woman sits at her window and dreams of her neighboursí nocturnal activities.

      Directed by: Judith Herbeth, Ines Brini, Julien Cortey, Lea-Caroline Larcher

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4 min 23 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Shadow

      This film tells about a girl who had been followed and abused sexually suffered sendary injuries which were all from different treatments of people around her.

      Directed by: LeiLei

      Place: China

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5 min 32 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Ming

      A Chinese student’s experience as a live figure model while abroad.

      Directed by: Danski Tang

      Place: United States

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 7 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


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    WEDNESDAY
  • Presentation 2
  • Special Program 2
  • This Magnificent Cake!
    • This Magnificent Cake!

      An anthology film set in colonial Africa in the late 19th century telling the stories of 5 different characters: a troubled king, a middle-aged Pygmy working in a luxury hotel, a failed businessman on an expedition, a lost porter and a young army deserter.

      Directed by: Marc James Roels, Emma De Swaef

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 40 min

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • Student Competition 2
    • CONTACT

      Stranded on a distant planet, a lonely astronaut sends out a signal in search of human contact.

      Directed by: Katy Wang

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 7 min 25 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Un homme absurde (An absurd man)

      A man goes from home in search of a truth. He is confronted with the absurd but does not support it. Inspired by the poem “Why? ” by Rabindranath Tagore.

      Directed by: Kerian Samzun

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5 min 35 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Mixed Materials

      Two young art grads are very determined to throw themselves into the art world and to be successful. But not everything is going as planned Luckily there’s still grandma.

      Directed by: Van Riel Anna

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 30 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • NOSIS

      As a boy with an exceptionally long nose accidentally falls into a cake, his life changes in unforseen ways. Equipped with a Super-Nose he begins to reexplore life. But everything comes at a price.

      Directed by: Vincenz Neuhaus

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 8 min 8 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Closed Visit

      How do you cope when you can only see your son from behind a screen? Paul hasn’t seen his son in five months since the divorce, the only form of contact he is allowed is through a weekly video call. Based on true accounts from single fathers in the UK, an exploration into isolation, separation […]

      Directed by: Jade Evans

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 2 min 20 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • HOLE

      HOLE is an experimental narrative animated short about Mo, an adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Mo spends a lot of time in their brain. Today, a hole started following them.

      Directed by: G. Goletski

      Place: Canada

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 6 min 3 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Bacchus

      Alex, a young woman, is increasingly getting tired of adult life. Her daily routine is restricted by norms and expectations of the modern world, and social media have replaced human interaction. One day, she sees Bacchus, a charismatic sensual figure, who lures her into a colorful world, which is a complete opposite of her reality. […]

      Directed by: Rikke Alma Krogshave Planeta

      Place: Denmark

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 5 min 8 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • The Voyager

      “The Voyager” is an animation short film about a pianist living in a big metropolis, who suffers from agoraphobia (irrational fear of leaving home/public places) and is confronted with a need to go outside, to replenish his medications. This project’s (idealized) exhibition features a live musical performance of the film’s soundtrack (by the director/composer himself), […]

      Directed by: Jo„o Gonzalez

      Place: Portugal

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4 min 39 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Blue Light

      Emergency service personnel talk about the realities of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and its impact on their lives and their families.

      Directed by: Harriet Francis Croucher

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 49 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • A Viagem (The Voyage)

      An introspective Voyage into the troubled life of a young adult with moments from his childhood to the present.

      Directed by: Jo„o Filipe Horta Monteiro, LuÌs Daniel David Vital

      Place: Portugal

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 41 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • International Competition 2
    • WILDEBEEST

      Going on a safari is a dream for many. For middle-aged couple Linda and Troyer, it turns into a horribly real adventure when they get left behind in the wilderness.

      Directed by: Brecht Van Elslande

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 19 min 8 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • (Fool Time) JOB

      Pedro has found a job. A rare occurence in this period of crisis. That’s good news for him and his family. It’s true that the job is rather strange… But the important thing is to have a job… Isn’t it ?

      Directed by: Gilles Cuvelier

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 16 min 35 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Negative Space

      My dad taught me how to pack.

      Directed by: Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5 min 30 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Grands Canons

      Superimposed, condensed, multiplied, thousands of documentary drawings in successive series come to life on the screen, composing a veritable visual symphony of everyday objects.

      Directed by: Alain Biet

      Place: France

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 10 min 45 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • In a Nutshell

      From a seed to war, from meat to love, from indifference to apocalypse. An attempt to capture the world in a nutshell.

      Directed by: Fabio Friedli

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 5 min 55 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


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    THURSDAY
  • Presentation 3
  • Special Program 3
  • Chris the Swiss
  • Balkan Competition
    • Untravel

      A film about (local) patriotism, tourism and emigration. The girl lives in a gray, isolated country, enclosed by a huge wall. She has never travelled anywhere, but all her life she has dreamt of leaving forever for a perfect world called ìAbroadî.

      Directed by: Ana Nedeljkovic, Nikola Majdak Jr.

      Place: Serbia

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 9 min 20 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Biciklisti (Cyclists)

      The cycling season is nearing its grand finale. During the final race, the two men in the lead are competing for more than the Grand Trophy; they are fighting for the affection of a lady and fulfilment of their erotic fantasies. Meanwhile, the small port town prepares for the arrival of a large ocean liner […]

      Directed by: Veljko Popovic

      Place: Croatia

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 7min 20 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Muzicke traume (Musical Traumas)

      A rhythmic compilation of traumatic, but amusing confessions of former music school students, as well as an attempt to visualise music with scrumptious, hand-drawn animation. The experiences may be documentary, but the image comes straight from the world of musical.

      Directed by: Milos Tomic

      Place: Serbia

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 10 min 26 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Kako se kalio celik (How Steel Was Tempered)

      A father takes his son to an abandoned factory where he once worked. The building has long been reduced to a crumbling symbol of the new system. Nonetheless, the space will briefly be brought to life by recorded scenes of workers solidarity, inspiring a small gesture of defiance. That symbolic act will turn into a […]

      Directed by: Igor Grubic

      Place: Croatia

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 11 min 40 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • The Monk

      In a small monastery, hidden in the rocky mountains along a lake far from civilization, a lonesome young monk paints frescos of saints on the walls. On a quiet sunny day, while fishing in his small rowboat in the middle of the lake, he suddenly hears voices. Is his conscience being tested? Is he being […]

      Directed by: Zharko Ivanov

      Place: Macedonia

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 12 min 09 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • KOYAA – Wild Sunbed

      It’s a hot summer day, and Koyaa wants to relax in his sunbed. As usual, Mr Raven is busy building a birdhouse, this time from straw. Koyaa lies down, shielding his face from the sun. Suddenly, the sunbed snaps closed, trapping Koyaa inside, then spitting him out like a cannonball, towards the cliff where he […]

      Directed by: Kolja Saksida

      Place: Slovenia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 2 min 45 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Posljednji Astronaut (The Last Astronaut)

      This is a post-apocalyptic story about the last surviving human who was in space during the destruction of the Earth. The story serves as a metaphor to the author’s biography who is a refugee from the Yugoslav war.

      Directed by: Goran Fazil

      Place: Bosnia and Herzegovina

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 4 min 7 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • International Competition 3
    • Mermaids and Rhinos

      Eight-year-old Tildaís memories of her family as surrealistic visions come into life: the circus member ex-mermaid grandmother, the erotically overheated mother and the disappeared father whose broken heart, anger and jealousy manifest as a rhino. The acts of present and the past are in constant metamorphoses and transformation. The characters overstep their own and the […]

      Directed by: Viktoria Traub

      Place: Hungary

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 15 min 33 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Death of a Father

      When Babu’s father passes away, he is caught in a web of age-old rituals and social formalities. As he looks for opportunities to cope with the loss of his father, death ends up being just another mundane routine for Babu.

      Directed by: Somnath Pal

      Place: India

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 10 min 16 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Yellow

      Yellow is a short animated film telling metaphoric story of young opera singer Viola. Scared of everything yellow, sunny and spontaneous she hides herself in sad violet shadows. Will she find her way to happiness?

      Directed by: Ivana Sebestova

      Place: Slovakia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 45 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • La nostra storia

      Emigration is a common territory that has involved many people all over the world. The stories of today’s emigrants are the stories of our past. Their story is our story. It is everyone’s story.

      Directed by: Lorenzo Latrofa

      Place: Italy

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 4 min 31 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • PÈpÈ le morse (Grandpa Walrus)

      On the windy and cloudy beach, Granny is praying, Mum is shouting, the sisters don’t care, Lucas is alone. Grandpa was a weird guy, now he’s dead.

      Directed by: LucrËce Andreae

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 14 min 45 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Carlotta’s Face

      As a child, Carlotta didn’t expect the people around here to have faces. She even doesn’t recognize her own face. Years later, she learns about a rare, untreatable deficit of her brain. It was art, after all, that offered her a way to finally recognize herself.

      Directed by: Valentin Riedl, FrÈdÈric Schuld

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 5 min

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


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    FRIDAY
  • Presentation 4
  • Special Program 4
  • Music Videos Competition
    • Creatrincos Velve

      Learning to resist fear and embrace pleasure.

      Directed by: Winona Regan

      Place: United States

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 4 min 37 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Scandal

      This animation made of 2500 paintings tells the story of a man who tries to run away from his fate. He is seeking for success, fame, happiness and love… But the city is too strong and he can’t win. Sadly, he becomes a powerless witness of his own fall, just like a bee trapped in […]

      Directed by: Pablo Mengin-Lecreulx

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4 min 10 sec


    • MISO – Take Me (Music Video)

      An Anime inspired Music Video for South Korean Artist MISO, about the feeling of seeing the person you love in everything you come across.

      Directed by: Sivan Kidron

      Place: United States

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4 min 15 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Engine of Progress

      A trippy animated video for Russian rap-star Oxxxymiron featuring Ka-tet. The song about perfectionism in art and life. Ones are controlling the roll of the Engine of Progress, others are just its passengers.

      Directed by: Sasha Svirsky, Aleksandra Grishina

      Place: Russian Federation

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 25 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • F I N K E L : w / o

      A subway train through the confused mind of someone who just can’t let go.

      Directed by: Sanni Lahtinen

      Place: Finland

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 4 min 6 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Animation to Grisly Faye song

      The animation was inspired by the song “Fall for me” of the Ukrainian singer Grisly Faye. Illustrations are hand drawn and have naive and touchy look. Plots of animation and full of melancholy and tell about loneliness – either in the city or on the white space of the screen. I wanted to show simple […]

      Directed by: Grisly Faye

      Place: Ukraine

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 4 min 30 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Husky – Ghost

      Melbourne band Husky have followed up the rhythmic, driving single ìGhostî with an intoxicating visual accompaniment. The video was created by the award winning director and animator Dropbear (aka Jonathan Chong) with the songís evocative lyrics brought to life through some unique and vibrant motion works.

      Directed by: Jonathan Chong

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 25 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Night Cadet – Never Fall

      Two musicians and a bear go on a road trip through the desert and beyond.

      Directed by: Jonathan Stroh

      Place: United States

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 3 min 16 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Gancho Drom – Ta tante et toi

      A man falls in love with his aunt and it seems it wonít work.

      Directed by: Gonzalo Herrero Tambo

      Place: Spain

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 37 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Porcelain

      This animation film is a visualization of a song called “porcelain” by Joe Madog. It deals with the theme of ephemerality and longing. It’s about the fragile things we hold precious, trying to hold on to, but who will inevitably fade away, vanish or break like porcelain. The animation was pencilled on paper on a […]

      Directed by: Milan Gessner (as CitÈNOIR)

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 32 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Read Between The Lines

      A combination of film, stop motion, 3D computer animation, cardboard which shows the wonderful world of Boxy, a cardboard creature that suddenly comes to life and starts an explorative trip through the busy streets of Amsterdam.

      Directed by: Ruth Taylor, Auke de Vries, Jelte de Vries

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4 min 22 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Chanson à moi

      Django is sitting in a bar, trying to forget an unrequited love with absinthe. This drink causes him a series of psychedelic experiences.

      Directed by: F·tima GarcÌa, Daniela Metheyer

      Place: Costa Rica

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 47 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me) – Sparks

      Sparks find themselves in 1930s Paris in pursuit of something just beyond their grasp in this meticulously crafted stop motion music video.

      Directed by: Joseph Wallace

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 45 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • Happy

      People should be happy. Even this Egyptian goose, who tries to cast a spell on us with a seductive dance. Its gracious and clumsy movements captivate us. But itís not the only one to master the dance. Three flocks of geese each led by their guru goose also share the pond; all of them torn […]

      Directed by: Alice SAEY

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 15 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • International Competition 4
    • Le Chat qui pleure (The Cat’s Regret)

      Punished by his mother, a ten-year-old boy, who hates his little brother, is forced to spend an afternoon with an uncanny old man. The boy will receive a lesson in life by uncovering the old manís terrible secret.

      Directed by: Alain Gagnol, Jean-Loup Felicioli

      Place: France

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 8 min 37 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Mr. Deer

      The story is narrated in an unknown time, in a ruined subway station which is environmentally similar to modern European societies. People in this society have animal faces, they’ve forgotten humanity and ethics and they do not avoid sins. There is a person among the passengers who is different from the others called Mr. Deer. […]

      Directed by: Mojtaba Mousavi

      Place: Iran

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 9 min

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • AFTERWORK

      We are all condemned to work and repeat again and again the same empty routines. Can we reach that carrot with which they want to keep us forever occupied, chasing eternally something we do not need? Groompy, a funny cartoon, is about to find out.

      Directed by: Luis Uson

      Place: Ecuador

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 15 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Desempregato (Undercat)

      In a world populated by a feline society, Undercat, a young-adult-cat, finishes his master’s degree and finds himself trapped between two stages of life. He finished his studies and was given the freedom to decide what to do with his life. But how to create a path to what comes next?

      Directed by: Sara Marques, AndrÈ Matos

      Place: Portugal

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4 min 54 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • 32-Rbit

      My grandmother was convinced that the only animal that made the same mistake twice is the human being. An essay short film about my very own Internet, a parallel world where memory loss, errors, surveillance and addiction smear everything and everyone.

      Directed by: Victor Orozco Ramirez

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 7 min 45 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • The Battle of San Romano

      A movement within a painting, which begins with the savagery of a battle and comes to a halt in a rendition of a masterpiece of the 15th Century; The Battle of San Romano by Paolo Uccello.

      Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 2 min 25 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Weekends

      “Weekends” is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal dream like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand animated film set in 1980’s Toronto.

      Directed by: Trevor Jimenez

      Place: United States

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 15 min 6 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • Student Competition 3
    • Flower Found!

      A beautiful red flower stands in the middle of the forest. When it suddenly disappears Mouse is very sad. Bird takes Mouse around the forest to search for the flower and other animals join in too. Then they think they’ve found the flower and things quickly get out of hand.

      Directed by: Jorn Leeuwerink

      Place: Netherlands

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 46 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Vermine

      A Rat poet, whose hopeful poetry contrasts the world in which he lives in, gets confronted with the harshness of a society bias towards Mice.

      Directed by: Jeremie Becquer

      Place: France

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 6 min 3 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Good Night, Everybuds!

      As the world’s dozing off, two boiling hearts engage on a sexual journey along the moonlit shores. A wild choreography of squeezings and pleasings unfolds to eventually have all of the hearts spark embracing and everlasting coziness.

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • If you can

      Thought-provoking short animated film based on Winston Churchillís quote.

      Directed by: Hanna Rybak

      Place: Poland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 1 min 13 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Reverie

      Deep in the harsh countryside, where life fades with every breath, a boy tormented with grief battles an inescapable beast.

      Directed by: Philip Louis PIAGET RODRIGUEZ

      Place: Denmark

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 7 min 45 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Food For Fraught

      A man makes his loving wife a delicious sandwich.

      Directed by: Reid McManus

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 2 min 26 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • iRony

      A film that explores the relationship between man and technology…told from the perspective of a phone.

      Directed by: Radheya Jegatheva

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 7 min 53 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Enough

      Moments of lost self-control.

      Directed by: Anna Mantzaris

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 2 min 19 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • the hunter

      Man hunts the dinner at forest but things don’t go as planned

      Directed by: Jari Vaara

      Place: Japan

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 5 min 16 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • A Table Game

      Patience is a gift.

      Directed by: Nicol·s Petelski

      Place: Spain

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 53 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


  • 18

    SATURDAY
  • Presentation 5
  • Presentation 6
  • Presentation 7
  • Student Competition 4
    • Fuse

      A mousetrap snaps shut, a market place awakens. A group of men heatedly discuss how to kill the animal in the little box. One after the other, they try to trump each otherís sadistic fantasies, and even a strangerís suggestion to let the creature loose, turns out to be a sick manipulation. But as the […]

      Directed by: Shadi Adib

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 7 min 18 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Out of Touch

      In search of a way out..To the other side of daily routines of modern life..Is there any message left for us to listen to? Are we gonna succeed or remain out of touch?..

      Directed by: Arash AKhgari

      Place: Canada

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 1 min 50 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Travelogue Tel Aviv

      A young art student from Switzerland arrives for six months in Tel Aviv. Through drawing he will learn to analyse, understand and free himself to this contrasted environnement.

      Directed by: Samuel Patthey

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 3 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • CUBED

      A man with a Rubik cube for a head tries to connect with others. He fails at some point, and tries again.

      Directed by: Xue En Ge

      Place: Singapore

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 52 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • The Crack

      A nice, warming hot bath on a cold winter day? Time goes by and we can’t stop it or change it, no matter how much we would like to hold on to the moment. Everyone comes to a point when the only thing left to do is just let go.

      Directed by: Mika Koskinen

      Place: Finland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 4 min 58 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Living Like Heta

      Heta lives with her pet seal in her highly peculiar house full of curious rooms and endless corridors. Her entire life consists of carefully planned and conducted routines. When the latter get thrown into disarray, Hetaës world begins to crumble, until she feels compelled to make an irreversible decision.

      Directed by: Bianca Caderas, Isabella Luu and Kerstin Zemp

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 12 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Chit-Chatter

      Two pigeons hear a gossip from another pigeon. Itís about a force field blocking their food. They think the pigeon is crazy, thereís no such thing as a force field. After an argument about some food, one pigeon lifts off. He spots a huge loaf of bread on a billboard and hits the billboard in […]

      Directed by: Aagje Van Damme

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 2 min 50 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • ARThropods

      A collection of 18 short stories about meetings between humans and insects. The movie describes an escalation from everyday situations that involve insects to a strange reality of living in harmony with them. The movie ends with a museum scene. Many people are gathering around a piece of art looking very curious and interested. Then, […]

      Directed by: Chen Libman

      Place: Israel

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 48 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Wolfgang

      The Grandmother wants to teach her Grandson how to hunt the big, bad wolf. But when the grandson finds himself facing the wolf on his own, it appears that the wolf just wants to talk. Not at all what is Grandmother prepared him for.

      Directed by: Zorika Gaeta, Julia Kutsch

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 4 min 13 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Foglä

      Three birds struggle with life’s challenges – each in their own way.

      Directed by: Owley Samter

      Place: Switzerland

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 26 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • Cabin Pressure

      A safety and regulations obsessive is forced to revaluate things when a routine flight runs into difficulties.

      Directed by: Matthew Lee

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 3 min 15 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


    • BELOW

      Below the sea level the past seems to be a happier place. Though how far can you escape on your chair underwater? An absurd and slightly surreal film based on Director’s father’s experience as a sailor on a Soviet atomic submarine.

      Directed by: Olga Makarchuk

      Place: United Kingdom

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 8 min 8 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Lake


  • Panorama Out of Competition 1
    • 59 Seconds

      The love story of Bruno and Tiziana is turned upside down by the 59 seconds that wrote one of the most tragic pages of Italy’s history ñ the earthquake that devastated Friuli in May 1976.

      Directed by: Mauro Carraro

      Place: Switzerland, France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 15 min

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • LINK

      Two characters are linked by their hair. They influence each other by every move they make and wherever they go.

      Directed by: Robert Lˆbel

      Place: Germany

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 7 min 34 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • MOONDAY

      Visuals from my dream diary

      Directed by: Rianne Stremmelaar

      Place: The Netherlands

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 1 min 49 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Ape Man

      A small, plump man lives on the top floor of a skyscraper. During the day, he’s a garbage man, but in the evening, he watches Tarzan-movies and dreams of in his lush roof jungle. One day, when he hears the aggressive rants of his neighbor, he looks for the Tarzan inside to rescue his next […]

      Directed by: Pieter VANDENABEELE

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 11 min 11 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Best Customer

      Kruchowsky family owns a funeral home. One day, an old man orders twelve funerary wreaths with sympathy messages for many relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Kruchowsky become suspicious and start to investigate this potential cold blooded assassin.

      Directed by: Serghei Chiviriga

      Place: Romania

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 12 min 13 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


    • The Walker

      The Walker works in a poultry farm. Disgusted by his despicable work, he gives up and follows the Indignant, diluting his anger in theirs.

      Directed by: FrÈdÈric Hainaut

      Place: Belgium

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 11 min 18 sec

      Cinema: Jusuf Gërvalla


  • 19

    SUNDAY
  • Panorama Out of Competition 2
    • 3rd Date

      Miss Gazelle is preparing dinner for her new boyfriend Mr Bear. Everything seems perfect for a hot date. But then…

      Directed by: Veronica Solomon

      Place: Romania

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 57 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Hors Saison

      Tired park ranger Jude struggles to find her place in her team. Her determination to prove herself leads her to a place where she’ll find herself lonelier than ever.

      Directed by: Nicolas Capitaine, LÈni Marotte, Lucas Durkheim, CÈline Desoutter

      Place: France

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 6 min 8 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • LETTERS

      “Letters” is a film about beautiful and sudden love. It tells us that every loss is a new link in a regular chain of future findings. Love is the thing that always starts when finished. And when losing it, in the moment of temporary emptiness, we look back to see one more time what weíve […]

      Directed by: Alexander Savarsky

      Place: Russian Federation

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 13 min

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Raymonde ou l’Èvasion verticale (Raymonde or the vertical escape)

      Raymonde is really fed up with peas, aphids, dirty panties and her kitchen garden to dig. After all, she would prefer sex, and love, and the immensity of the sky…

      Directed by: Sarah Van Den Boom

      Place: France

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 16 min 31 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Bodo Rostam Bodo (Run Rostam Run)

      Rostam-the old Persian national hero- should travel to the future and come to contemporary Tehran, in order to make up for what he has done to his own son. In Tehran, he doesn’t know whether to choose the legal or illegal way to reach his legitimate goal.

      Directed by: Hossein Molayemi

      Place: Iran

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 11 min 37 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Superperson

      A citizen needs rescuing. Luckily thereís a superhero on hand. He just needs somewhere to change into his costume.

      Directed by: Philip Watts

      Place: Australia

      Year: 2017

      Running Time: 1 min 21 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


    • Wild Woman

      Wild Woman is an animated poem to mankind which invokes current world issues such as drone-strikes and religious persecution in a plea for empathy. Scenes transform and melt as the animator also explores her personal struggle of becoming a mother and identifying as such in our current social and political climate.

      Directed by: Vanessa Sweet

      Place: United States

      Year: 2018

      Running Time: 3 min 41 sec

      Cinema: Cinema Cubes


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