Short 1

Thursday 17/03/2022 16:00 - 18:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Official Screening
Friday 18/03/2022 04:00 - 06:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Replay Screening
Total Duration: 01:48:47

  1. Who, what and when? 14:06
  2. Italy 2021
    Directed by: Francesco Vecchi

    10 years after the failed revolution of Tahrir Square in Egypt, Al-Sisi’s regime continues to practice forced disappearance, imprisonment without trial, torture. Shaimaa and Ahmed, activists in exile, and Mohamed Lotfy, who still live in Cairo, continue to fight to denounce the current government and those who, masquerading behind declarations, arm and finance it.

  3. Your Mountain Is Waiting 07:45
  4. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Hannah Jacobs
  5. A Goat's Spell 09:00
  6. Germany 2022
    Directed by: Gerhard Funk
    Animation: Gerhard Funk
    Technique: 3D animation and VR animation
    Music: Tobias Schneider
    Production/School: Gerhard Funk, Karsten Matern
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A Child and its day. A conquest before breakfast, a clueless goat next to the house, a couple of promising airplanes far up in the sky. Then things and events fall apart. The goat seems to be linked to all of that. If there is any link between anything at all.
  7. The Portrait / Portret 09:21
  8. Poland 2020
    Directed by: Michał Barylski, Marta Mikołajczyk, Agnieszka Buczyńska
    Screenplay: Marta Mikołajczyk, Agnieszka Buczyńska
    Production/School: Marta Mikołajczyk, Agnieszka Buczyńska
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    The poor painting student, with the last money, buys a mysterious portrait at the market. He doesn't know that this incident changes his life for ever. An animated film based on a short story by Nikolay Gogol of the same title.

  9. Discoveries / Descobertas 01:28
  10. Brazil 2021
    Directed by: Paulo Botelho
    Screenplay: Fernanda Leme
    Animation: Hannry Pschera
    Technique: 3D Animation
    Music: Maria Viola
    Production/School: Estúdio Ícone
    Dialogue language: no dialogue
    Subtitles language: no subtitles

    Discoveries tells the story of Nina, a very curious and creative child who turned her toy room into a laboratory for the most amusing experiments. Embark on this adventure and come discover her latest invention.
  11. The Headless Mule 12:32
  12. Estonia 2021
    Directed by: Tamires Muniz
    Screenplay: Tamires Muniz

    In the middle of South America's decaying wilderness, a woman has an affair with a priest. To punish her, God transforms her in a macabre creature - The Headless Mule. The priest then tries to chase her in her escape to and from her destiny. Hypocrisy, lust, sin, and the imminent apocalypse. Can a curse bring one's salvation?

  13. Autumn Leaves 02:35
  14. Poland 2021
    Directed by: Wojciech Ostrycharz
    Screenplay: Wojciech Ostrycharz
    Animation: 2D
    Technique: drawings
    Music: Autumn Leaves Joe Pass
    Production/School: Wojciech Ostrycharz
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A short etude about intimacy and loss. Animation synchronized with the music, inspired by a piece of music of the same name performed by Joe Pass.
  15. Spring Always Comes Back / La Primavera Siempre Vuelve 10:39
  16. Spain 2021
    Directed by: Alicia Núñez Puerto
    Screenplay: Alicia Núñez Puerto
    Animation: Vittorio Pirajno
    Technique: 2D & Stopmotion
    Music: Pablo Borghi, Rafa Caballero
    Production/School: Alicia Núñez Puerto
    Dialogue language: None
    Subtitles language: English

    The story of grandma’s Margara and her four grandchildren. The story of those who left and, above all, of those who stayed.

  17. Packing a wave 07:48
  18. Spain 2021
    Directed by: Edu Glez
    Screenplay: Edu Glez
    Animation: Edu Glez, Daniel Zapata
    Technique: Drawn on film, Mix Media, Painting & Rotoscoping
    Music: Oskar Benas
    Production/School: Tropofilms / Txabi Anuzita
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue
    Subtitles language: No subtitles

    A young shipwreck arrives unconscious to an apparently paradisiacal desert island. After waking up she explores the island and discovers that it is a landfill.

  19. Sascia: A Genesis 16:55
  20. USA 2022
    Directed by: Tristan Robert Lindo
    Screenplay: Tristan Robert Lindo
    Music: Tristan Robert Lindo
    Production/School: Tristan Robert Lindo
    Dialogue language: English

    Sascia: A Genesis, follows the journey of an entity on the planet Sascia after being birthed from an interstellar vessel. As it absorbs its surroundings, the entity discovers the scale of tenderness and fear that comes with existence. Tristan Lindo invites you to explore the mystery of life in his animation.

  21. Thou Shalt Dance 08:54
  22. Iran 2022
    Directed by: Abtin Yaghmaian
    Screenplay: Ali Fayazmanesh
    Animation: Farzane Shokohi, Shiva Momtahen, Sadegh Javadi
    Technique: Stopmotion, 2D Animation
    Music: Ehsan Beyraghdar
    Production/School: Abtin Yaghmaian

    In a normal day a normal man finds an abnormal solution for his problem.

  23. Daily Bread / Pan de cada día 07:44
  24. Spain 2021
    Directed by: Manuel Sirgo
    Screenplay: Kristen Bernardi Rader
    Animation: Ivo Ayuso, Rosita Machuca, Andrés Germán Fernández, Juan Antonio Carrillo, Rodrigo Rodríguez, Natalia Ruiz Valdepeñas, María José Barrios, Susana Romero, Blanca de Aranda, Fernando Ollero, Sigrid Caballero, Francisco Quilez, Tamara Álvarez
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Guillermo Florez, Ronnie Kuller, AM Slingers
    Production/School: Manuel Sirgo
    Dialogue language: Spanish
    Subtitles language: English

    An exchange student living in Madrid sets out to buy a loaf of bread, but finds herself lost in translation, making unexpected connections on her journey.


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