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FeKK 2019

East of Eden: Animation (2019) Vzhodno od raja: Animacija (2019)

razno / various / 2018 / 76 min / Czech, Chinese, Lithuanian, Persian, Polish, Russian

Gorgam-oGale Mibaram / Am I a Wolf?
Iran, 2D animation, 2018, 8'

Director: Amir Houshang Moein
Screenplay: Amir Houshang Moein
Animation: Amir Houshang Moein
Sound: Hosein Ghourchian
Music: Mohamad Jafari
Production: KANOON – Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults

Children perform the familiar story of the wolf and yeanlings in school as a puppet theater. The nanny goat in the grief of its yeanlings and the angry wolf in its solitude, face each other. As usual, the wolf triumphs, but…

Dcera / Daughter
Czech Republic, stop motion animation, 2019, 15’

Director: Daria Kashcheeva
Screenplay: Daria Kashcheeva
Animation: Daria Kashcheeva
Editing: Alexander Kashcheev 
Scenography: Daria Kashcheeva
Costumes: Daria Kashcheeva
Sound: Daria Kashcheeva, Jan Mesany
Music: Petr Vrba
Production: Alexandra Hroncova (FAMU)
Contact: dariakashcheeva@gmail.com

In a hospital room, the Daughter recalls a childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her Father. A moment of misunderstanding and a lost embrace has stretched into many years all the way to this hospital room, until the moment when a window pane breaks under the impact of a little bird.

The Juggler
Lithuania, France, 2D animation, 2018, 11’

Director: Skirmanta Jakaitė
Screenplay: Skirmanta Jakaitė
Cinematography: Skirmanta Jakaitė
Animation: Skirmanta Jakaitė
Editing: Skirmanta Jakaitė
Scenography: Skirmanta Jakaitė
Sound: David Vincent
Music: Biosphere
Production: Delphine Schmit

We live in the same house, but in different apartments, jobs, situations, believes, visions. Each in our own compartment, we fool ourselves that the world is one and that it exists. Sometimes it seems that an incomprehensible thread becomes visible and I am on a verge of understanding…

Splash
China, 2D animation, experimental, 2019, 9'

Director: Jie Shen
Screenplay: Jie Shen
Animation: Jie Shen
Scenography: Jie Shen
Sound: Keju Luo
Music: Keju Luo
Production: Jie Shen

The splash of water is like a bomb, about to break the tranquility of the pool.

Piat minut do moria / Five Minutes to Sea
Russia, 2018, 2D animation, 7’

Director: Natalia Mirzoyan
Screenplay: Natalia Mirzoyan
Cinematography: Natalia Mirzoyan
Animation: Natalia Mirzoyan, Ksenia Ustyuzhaninova, Anna Abashina
Editing: Natalia Mirzoyan
Sound: Artem Fadeev
Music: Artem Fadeev
Cast: Svetlana Pismichenko, Elena Markina, Ekaterina Pychtina
Production: Petersburg Animation Studio (Ilia Popov, Anatoliy Prokhorov, Nadezhda Kuznetsova)

The mother issues her decree: before you get back in the water, you have to take a break and sit quietly for five minutes. For the little girl, these five minutes are an ocean of boredom that stretches on forever and ever. She starts to watch the other bathers and how they spend their five minutes.

Acid Rain
Poland, 2D/3D animation, 2019, 26'

Director: Tomek Popakul
Screenplay: Tomek Popakul
Cinematography: Tomek Popakul
Animation: Tomek Popakul
Editing: Tomek Popakul
Scenography: Tomek Popakul
Sound: Michał Fojcik
Music: Escape from Warsaw, Lou Karsh, Reptant
Cast: Daria Bułka, Piotr Bułka, Maciej Miszczak
Production: Animoon (Piotr Szczepanowicz, Grzegorz Wacławek)

Somewhere in the Eastern Europe. A girl runs away from her depressing hometown. Her early enthusiasm about the hitch-hike falls when she finds herself in the city outskirts in the middle of the night. At the bridge she meets a figure balancing unsafely on the guardrail. That’s how she meets Skinny – a kind of unstable weirdo. Together with him, she sets on a journey with no destination.

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Saturday, 22. 02. 2020 / 14:15 / Main Hall

The film—referred to by its director as a “comedy with no clowns, a tragedy without the antagonists”—is a wonderfully unpredictable family-themed tragicomedy about the conflicts that inevitably arise between the haves and the have-nots. A recipient of the Golden Palm at the most recent Cannes festival and a critics’ favourite of the year.

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Saturday, 22. 02. 2020 / 16:00 / Small Hall

Long kept a secret, this story about a woman who saved thousands of children from an Ustashe camp in the Second World War talks about the best people in the worst of times. This was the big winner of the Pula Film Festival, awarded by the audience with a standing ovation.

My Extraordinary Summer with Tess Mijn bijzonder rare week met Tess

Steven Wouterlood

Saturday, 22. 02. 2020 / 17:00 / Main Hall

A heart-warming tale about coming of age and friendship based on the eponymous novel by Anna Woltz. After its Berlinale premiere My Extraordinary Summer with Tess became this year’s festival favourite.