Short 3


Thursday 17/03/2022 20:00 - 22:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Official Screening
Friday 18/03/2022 08:00 - 10:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Replay Screening
Total Duration: 01:50:00

  1. Push This Button if You Begin to Panic 13:00
  2. United Kingdom 2020
    Directed by: Gabriël Bohmer
    Screenplay: Gabriël Bohmer
    Animation: Gabriël Bohmer
    Technique: cut-out
    Music: Gabriël Bohmer
    Production/School: Rational Vagabund Films: Samantha Monk
    Dialogue language: English

    Bartholomew Whisper went to the doctor today. There he met administrators keen on experimental surgery, and lonely MRI machines. At least the growing hole in his head was becoming quite beautiful.



  3. Peel / Ecorce 15:07
  4. Switzerland 2020
    Directed by: Samuel Patthey & Silvain Monney
    Screenplay: Silvain Monney, Samuel Patthey
    Animation: Silvain Monney, Samuel Patthey
    Technique: drawing on paper
    Music: Julien Gobet
    Production/School: DOK MOBILE: Mark Olexa & Francesca Scalisi
    Dialogue language: none
    Subtitles language: none

    In a hidden place, the daily routine of a retirement home unfolds as time seems to stand still. The penciled residents come to life on paper. Some are active, others rest or follow a fixed schedule to be repeated each day: medication, meals, games… Around them, machines are flashing, caregivers are busy and some crucifixes remind them of the death that lies in wait. Time fades away and nearby, stretches a forest.



  5. Peanut Factory 05:05
  6. Korea 2021
    Directed by: Seongmin Kim
    Screenplay: Seongmin Kim
    Animation: Eunyoung Wang, Aram Jo, Sophia Lee, Jonghyun Ha, Eunju Ko, Minseon Kil
    Technique: 3D Computer Animation
    Music: Kyungchul Shin
    Production/School: Seongmin Kim
    Dialogue language: Korean
    Subtitles language: English

    One day, the house cat King runs away from Nara's house. While wandering the outside world, he was captured by someone, and unfortunately sent to a strange operating room full of such captured wild cats!



  7. Dating Internet Strangers / Saindo com Estranhos da Internet 11:29
  8. Brazil 2021
    Directed by: Eduardo Wahrhaftig
    Dialogue language: Portuguese
    Subtitles language: English

    Tens of millions of people are using some kind of dating app. This is a compilation of good and bad date stories shared by some of these users, and their impressions about online dating in the smartphone era.



  9. Sticks and Stones 03:55
  10. USA 2021
    Directed by: Cynthia N White, Alexander S White
    Screenplay: Tara Caimi, William Doan
    Production/School: Cynthia N White
    Dialogue language: English

    A man sorts through the debris of his childhood, seeking help to untangle the differences between his own anxiety and depression, and the impact of toxic masculinity.



  11. Stalker 02:27
  12. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Ginny Jones
    Screenplay: Ginny Jones and Garth Jones
    Animation: Ginny Jones, Garth Jones, Felix Massie & Mark Billington
    Technique: 2D
    Music: James Locke-Hart
    Production/School: Sam Bourner
    Dialogue language: English

    A man follows deer prints through the snowy landscape of the Lake District, but the situation might not be as clear cut as it seems.



  13. Have a Nice Dog! 13:14
  14. Germany 2020
    Directed by: Jalal Maghout
    Screenplay: Jalal Maghout
    Production/School: Karsten Matern
    Dialogue language: Arabic

    Trapped in Damascus, surrounded by war, a lonely man becomes increasingly lost in his fantasies of fleeing and the inner dialogues with his dog.



  15. Up here, with the white gods / Hier oben, bei den weißen Göttern 11:44
  16. Germany 2020
    Directed by: Jalal Maghout
    Screenplay: Mike Plitt, Alexander Lahl
    Production/School: Alexander Lahl, Max Mönch
    Dialogue language: German

    The Mozambican contractual worker Luciano is laden with expectations upon his arrival in East Berlin during the 1980s. However, what he experiences over there doesn’t match his hopes: During an attack by neo nazis he remembers the tragic fate of his dear friend. Based on true events.



  17. Stress Dreams 08:00
  18. USA 2022
    Directed by: Grant Kolton
    Screenplay: Grant Kolton
    Animation: Grant Kolton
    Technique: 2D-Digital Frame by Frame
    Music: Michael Devol, Performed by Greensky Bluegrass
    Production/School: Matthew Beck
    Dialogue language: English

    A hero journeys to a distant mountain to obtain a gem



  19. URSA - The song of the Northern Lights 10:20
  20. Norway 2021
    Directed by: Natalia Malykhina
    Screenplay: Natalia Malykhina
    Production/School: Natalia Malykhina
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A little polar bear Ursa is alone in the cold dark Arctic and looking for his mum. He walks through a blizzard, through icy cold tundra and sharp ice hummocks, towards the northern lights and the magic song in hope to find his mother. On his way Ursa meets different Arctic animals - friends and enemies, and after many challenges comes to the edge of the earth. In front of him is only the sea and the northern lights. And there in the distance, in the northern lights he sees his mum. Little polar bear is floating to her on an ice floe, and a big blue whale pushes him ahead. The floe becomes smaller and smaller and eventually melts. But Ursa still manages to reach the edge of the northern lights and there he meets his mum.




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