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Main Competition III (2022) Tekmovalni program III (2022)

različni avtorji / various / 70 min

The best new animated films from Central, Eastern and Southern Europe in the running for the ;DSAF (Slovene Animated Film Association) Audience Award and the Jury Grand Prix. The filmmakers featured in this strand include animation legends and debut filmmakers alike, and everyone in between.

Baroudeur
Mauro Carraro (Nadasdy Film/RTS)
Switzerland, 2022, 08'22"

My old friend Walter has been living in his truck, Caronte, with his dog Rogna for ten years now. In an interview, he opens the doors of his four-wheeled home and tells us the anecdotes of his life as a modern wanderer.

The Record
Jonathan Laskar (Punched paper films/Papier perforé/RTS)
Switzerland, 2022, 08'44"

An antique music instrument dealer receives a magical vinyl record from a traveller: “It reads your mind and plays your lost memories". Obsessed by this endless record, the antique dealer listens to it again and again and the memories re-emerge.

Miracasas
Raphaëlle Stolz, Augusto Zanovello (Nadasdy Film/ Komadoli Studio/Folimage/RTS)
Switzerland, France, 2021, 13'50"

In the 30s, a lost village of South America wishes to perpetuate its strange traditions... The mayor has published an ad in the region: "Seeks corpse to enlarge Miracasas". Freshly murdered, Ernesto is the lucky one and participates in spite of himself in his carnival-like burial. The gathered villagers celebrate the event with passion, waiting with greed for the life brought by the death.

Intermission
Réka Bucsi (Boddah)
Hungary, 2022, 04'54"

Repetitive still standing movement​, an exploration of the visual image for its own sake.​ A projection of mental images that are formed while listening to music. From the simple act of drawing a line to the intricate movement and complex structure of animation that is able to self-generate.

Garrano
David Doutel, Vasco Sá (BAP Animation Studio/Art Shot)
Portugal, Lithuania, 2022, 14'05"

A Garrano horse is forced to pull a heavy load in the blazing sun; young boy Joel discovers a man who is about to set a forest on fire.

Sakupljač / The Collector
Danijel Žeželj (Zagreb Film)
Croatia, 2022, 12'25"

Collector creates music out of the urban sounds recorded within the city labyrinth, until the rhythm of chaos and noise finally breaks him down. He escapes the city and, on the seacoast, finds silence and peace in the rhythm of his own heart.

Lucky Man
Claude Luyet (Studio GDS/Luyet/RTS)
Switzerland, 2022, 07'45"

A man plays and wins. He’s euphoric, but... A different game, a different winning player. Nature shows its presence. In the end, the praise of slowness.

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