Lou Morton (The Animation Workshop/Lou Morton)
Denmark, USA, 2018, digital, 4'05"
On a remote island in the future people are preparing for an important mission.
Mon Papi S’est Caché / My Grandpa Is Hiding
Anne Huynh (Folimage)
France, 2018, digital, 7'11"
A grandfather explains to his grandson that he'll have to take care of his flower garden after he dies. What follows is a touching and poetic discussion about losing your loved ones and the marks they leave behind.
Veronica Solomon (Bendpanic/Veronica Solomon)
Germany, Romania, 2018, digital, 0'55"
Miss Gazelle is preparing dinner for her new boyfriend Mr Bear. Everything seems perfect for a hot date. But then…
Błoto / Mud
Alicja Błaszczyńska (Polish National Film School In Lodz/Fumi Studio/ Alicja Błaszczyńska)
Poland, 2018, digital, 12'32"
The protagonist wants to break up with her boyfriend, who is not only boring but also brings her sentimental gifts. But the unwanted present, given as a memento of their time together, has magic properties. After the split-up, the girl’s life literally starts sinking in a swamp.
Valentin Riedl & Frédéric Schuld (Filmstahl/Fabian&Fred)
Germany, 2018, digital, 5'
When Carlotta looks in the mirror, she doesn't recognize the image reflected back at her. This beautifully animated portrait explores the confusion that face blindness causes for a young child trying to make sense of her world, and ultimately, how this rare neurological condition gave Carlotta the gift of artistic expression.
Denise Hauser (Klipp & Lim)
Norway, 2018, digital, 13'05"
Bored in school and tired of her arguing parents, Wanda escapes into the woods. Luckily, she has good company.
Andrej Rehak (Zagreb film/Anima)
Croatia, 2018, digital, 14'04"
This is a story about little Bobo, who was the smallest little boy in the world. Whenever the kids were sorting by size, Bobo was the last in line. Adults looked to him like giants from fairy tales. Bobo was so small that his parents made a special small entrance at the door. Bobo’s greatest wish was to no longer be the smallest boy in the world. That is why one day, little Bobo went out in rain in order to grow bigger.
Le Chat Qui Pleure / The Cat’s Regret
Alain Gagnol, Jean-Loup Felicioli (Folimage/Lunanime)
France, Belgium, 2018, digital, 8'37"
A ten-year-old boy who hates his little brother is punished by his mother and has to spend an afternoon with a scary old man. The boy will learn a lesson about life when he discovers the old man’s terrible secret.
Nara Normande (Les Valseurs/Vilarejo Filmes)
France, Brasil, 2018, digital, 14'06"
Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the north east of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy memories.