Short 3

Saturday 07/11/2020 14:00 - 16:00 - Athens Animfest 2020 Online Screenings
Total Duration: 01:54:26

  1. Bach-Hông 18:00
  2. France 2019
    Directed by: Elsa Duhamel
    Screenplay: Elsa Duhamel
    Animation: Camille Chao, Viviane Boyer-Araujo, Leonard Bismuth, Eva Lusbaronian, Marcel Tigchelaar
    Technique: 2D computer and ink on paper
    Music: Christophe Heral
    Production/School: Sophie Fallot
    Dialogue language: French
    Subtitles language: English

    Jeanne was born in 1959 in Saigon. She enjoyed a privileged lifestyle, protected from the war between North and South Vietnam. Fascinated by horses, Jeanne rode a mare called Bach-Hông. But on April 30th 1975, the communists stormed the city.

  3. Bela 04:52
  4. Australia 2019
    Directed by: Nick Simpson
    Screenplay: Nick Simpson
    Production/School: Nick Simpson
    Dialogue language: English

    The biography of Bela Julesz, Hungary’s most famous visual neuroscientist, creates a disturbance in the tedious lives of two isolated people.

  5. Homo erecTattoos 08:18
  6. Korea 2020
    Directed by: Tae-woo KIM
    Screenplay: Tae-woo KIM
    Animation: Tae-woo KIM, Hye-young HAM, Yu-jin JEONG, Sung-won YOUN, Miri Bae, Youn-seul PARK, Won-bin HONG
    Music: Mad Fresh
    Production/School: T.S.Studio
    Dialogue language: Korean
    Subtitles language: English

    Private KIM, a man who loves drawing is badly burned from a accident in the military and survives a year of painful treatment. Finally the day has come to unwrap the bandages…
  7. Forest Dental Clinic 04:38
  8. Korea 2019
    Directed by: Herian KIM
    Screenplay: Herian KIM
    Animation: Herian KIM
    Production/School: Inki and Herian design studio
    Dialogue language: X
    Subtitles language: English

    Sora KIM tries to run away from the dentist. She is chased by a giant tooth, filling her with pressure and anxiety. Sora escapes from the dentist’s office which is filled with artificial plants and arrives in a familiar forest. Her relief is only brief as the forest soon transforms into a concrete city.
  9. Divine Consultants - The Beginning 18:00
  10. Finland 2019
    Directed by: Juha FIilin
    Screenplay: Adam Cullen
    Animation: Jan Andersson
    Technique: 2d
    Music: Caspar Courlander
    Production/School: Juha Fiilin / Fiilin Good Films
    Dialogue language: English

    The main character, Joy (16), lives in a divided society. For some people, this world is utopia, the ideal society, and for others, dystopia, the perfect opposite of the ideal society. Joy belongs to a discriminated minority, rumored to spread a dangerous disease. She tries to merge into the mainstream. The significance and analogy of Joy's story can be sought in today's world, where distorted power structures take the power from the individual and divide society into artificially opposing groups.

  11. Mimi Says No / 米米說不 04:46
  12. Taiwan 2019
    Directed by: Yih-Fen Chou
    Screenplay: Yih-Fen Chou
    Production/School: Bill Chen
    Dialogue language: Chinese

    Mimi Says No is an animation closely in tune with the everyday life and inner world of children. Mimi’s mother wants to help Mimi navigate various life situations, but Mimi insists on doing everything herself. It conveys momentary beauty, warmth and thought through a simple story. Finally, because the titular tag line is expressed solely from the child’s standpoint, it abounds with childlike charm and righteousness!

  13. Rare Bird 16:15
  14. United States 2019
    Directed by: Jack Chakerian
    Screenplay: Jack Chakerian
    Production/School: Jack Chakerian
    Dialogue language: English

    A bird offers a man a rare gift: Immortality as a pigeon.

  15. The Witch & the Baby 04:45
  16. Russia 2020
    Directed by: Evgenia Golubeva
    Screenplay: Evgenia Golubeva, Myles McLeod
    Animation: Oleg Shaplyakov, Katerina Savtschuk, Natalia Repkina, Koralina Adrianova, Sergey Rubin
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Tatiana Shatkovskaya-Aysenberg
    Production/School: Boris Mashkovzev, Mikhail Aldashin, Yulia Gruvman
    Dialogue language: English

    An ageing witch needs a baby for a spell to make her young again. But when she brings home an infant princess things don't go to plan.
  17. Eaten 07:20
  18. Iran, Islamic Republic of 2019
    Directed by: Mohsen Rezapour
    Screenplay: Mohsen Rezapour
    Production/School: Mohsen Rezapour, Haleh Moaddabian

    In a mysterious unknown planet, a rabbit-like creature is eaten; but that’s not the end of the story.

  19. Blind Date 02:15
  20. Netherlands 2019
    Directed by: Camiel Schouwenaar
    Screenplay: Camiel Schouwenaar
    Production/School: Martin Venema
    Dialogue language: Other

    During her first date with Bas, Bodine hides her thick glasses. She better shouldn’t have done that. Bodine is looking forward to her first date with Bas. Before he joins het at the table she quickly takes of her thick glasses. What should have become a romantic evening becomes a big disaster. Bodine can’t read the menu and Bas lacks all table manners. When he invites her to dance and drags her on the dancefloor, Bodine knows they are a mismatch. Until she puts her glasses back on.

  21. New Year 09:03
  22. United Kingdom 2019
    Directed by: Rory Waudby-Tolley, Diana Gradinaru
    Screenplay: Rory Waudby-Tolley, Diana Gradinaru
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Skillbard
    Production/School: Becky Perryman
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    In 1999 a boy becomes obsessed with the Y2K bug; In the distant future a girl is learning to be a priest in a religion based upon the ‘artefacts’ left behind by the boy.

  24. Colombia 2019
    Directed by: Eugenio Gómez Borrero
    Screenplay: Eugenio Gómez Borrero
    Animation: Luisa Guerra-Pablo Rubio-David Molina
    Technique: 2D Cut-out
    Music: Sergio Gutiérrez Zuluaga
    Production/School: Elicenia Ramírez Vásquez
    Dialogue language: Spanish
    Subtitles language: English

    Between rhymes and songs, the musician Papámarimba narrates the legend of El Libertario. A story about a ghost ship, a slave rebellion and the eternal struggle for freedom. But his son Canchimalo no longer believes in these stories. Think that they are superstitions that keep your people backward. A challenge that will lead him to face face to face with the spirits of his ancestors and discover for himself the sinister side of the progress he so desires.


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