Short - Programme 3 (108')

Short Competition

Saturday, 28 March 2015, Greek Film Archive, Hours: 20:00-22:00


01. Dunkeldingens Dreary Show / Dunkeldingens Düsterschau, 12’ 48’’

Germany 2013

Directed by Christian von Aster

Screenplay: Christian von Aster

Animation: Judith Andó


Music: David. C. Kery

Dialogues: German

Subtitles: English


“Dunkeldingens Dreary Show” tells the story of a two-headed butler, a woman with talking breasts and other creatures of a washed-up freakshow. As our heroes travel from town to town it becomes clear that real trouble never comes from outsiders, but from those who stopped to marvel at them.



02. Elmando, 3’ 23’’

Romania 2014

Directed by Anton Octavian

Screenplay: Andreea Gurban

Animation: Anton Octavian, Andreea Gurban

Technique: Rotoscoping, 2D hand drawn animation

Music: Sandro Joyeux

Dialogues: French

Subtitles: French


Elmando is the story of a young Congolese child, born near the forest of Kivu. His peaceful life takes a tragic turn when his village is attacked and his mother is kidnapped. Inspired by true events, young Elmando is on an epic journey through a perilous yet beautiful Africa in search of her.



03. Gone Beyond, 5’ 46’’

USA 2013

Directed by Aaron Dunbar

Screenplay: Aaron Dunbar

Animation: Aaron Dunbar


Music: Kevin MacLeod



The story of a couple torn apart by war, and one man's journey through a strange and bizarre land to be reunited with the one he loves.



04. Lady with flower-hair, 10’

Iran 2013

Directed by Sarah Tabibzadeh

Screenplay: Sarah Tabibzadeh

Animation: Sarah Tabibzadeh



Dialogues: -


The Lady with Flower-Hair is a woman of forty, on whose hair has grown a set of carnations.

She was different even from childhood. She now lives alone. She is pre-occupied with the flowers on her hair but the co-existence of two beings with absolutely nothing in common is bound to cause discomfort for one of them.



05. Melody night, 2’ 26’’

Iraq 2014

Directed by Kayhan Anwar







The story is a bout war and the bad face of war.



06. Shouk, 18’ 14’’

Israel / Canada 2014

Directed by Dotan Moreno

Screenplay: Sami Berdugo

Animation: Dotan Moreno

Technique: Drawing on paper animation

Music: Dotan Moreno

Dialogues: Hebrew

Subtitles: English


Sensitive and introvert teenager lives under the shadow of his mother in Israeli periphery. The film explores questions of marginality and poverty in a society searching for its identity.



07. Tall Tales Part 2, 1’ 49’’

UK 2014

Directed by Jon Turner

Screenplay: Jon Turner

Animation: Jon Salter, Sam Jones

Technique: 3D Computer animation

Music: Eloise Whitmore (Audio Design)

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: -


An animated short about why children have to be quiet on trains.



08. The Dark Secret in Our Home / Das dunkle Geheimnis daheim, 8’ 40’’

Germany 2014

Directed by Thomas Brückler

Screenplay: Thomas Brückler

Animation: Thomas Brückler

Technique: Stop Motion / Puppet animation

Music: Ulli Walther, Florian Malicke, Carmen Fehrenbach

Dialogues: German

Subtitles: English


Rulfkopp and Ingrun’s marriage has reached an unhealthy stasis. The dynamics of power seem unalterable. And the fridge is humming incessantly and without mercy...



09. The Wait of May / L'attesa del Maggio, 8’

Italy 2014

Directed by Simone Massi

Screenplay: Simone Massi

Animation: Julia Gromskaya

Technique: Drawn on paper animation

Music: Stefano Sasso

Dialogues: Italian

Subtitles: English


The month of May, the blackbird: they hide while they sing.



10. Τime app, 11’ 41’’

Germany 2015

Directed by Albert Radl

Screenplay: Albert Radl

Animation: Albert Radl

Technique: Stop-motion, 2D Computer animation

Music: Frederik Weissel

Dialogues: German

Subtitles: English


With their smart phone apps Jan and Chris are travelling through the history of their hometown. Unfortunately Jan is a little oblivious, so that he runs into trouble in the past and back today.



11. Dinner For Few, 10’ 08’’

Greece / USA 2014

Directed by Nassos Vakalis

Screenplay: Nassos Vakalis

Animation: Eva Vomhoff, Nassos Vakalis

Technique: 3D Digital animation

Music: Kostas Christides

Dialogues: -


“Dinner For Few” is an allegorical depiction of our society. During dinner, "the system" feeds the few who foolishly consume all the resources while the rest survive on scraps. Inevitably the struggle for what remains leads to catastrophic changes.



12. Smart Monkey, 17’ 54’’

France 2014

Direction by Nicolas Pawlowski, Winshluss

Screenplay: Winshluss

Animation: Nils Robin, Clement Cornu, Lionel Marchand

Technique: Drawings and 2D computer animation

Music: Olivier Bernet

Dialogues: French



The struggle of the weak to survive the brutes is ancestral. In the Paleolithic jungle, a mischievous little monkey faces dangerous predators. An epilogue, taking place centuries later, reminds us that civilization was not founded on good feelings.