Short 7

Saturday 19/03/2022 14:00 - 16:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Official Screening
Sunday 20/03/2022 02:00 - 04:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Replay Screening
Total Duration: 01:36:12

  1. They Dance With Their Heads / Ils dansent avec leurs têtes 06:27
  2. Canada 2021
    Directed by: Thomas Corriveau
    Screenplay: Thomas Corriveau
    Animation: Thomas Corriveau
    Technique: painting on paper
    Music: Guido Del Fabbro
    Production/School: Thomas Corriveau
    Dialogue language: English, French
    Subtitles language: English

    The severed head of a choreographer is held captive by an eagle on a desert island. With a dazzling mastery of drawing and painting, this animated short unexpectedly takes us into the sensitive world of an artist madly in love with dance.

  3. Menagerie 04:25
  4. USA 2022
    Directed by: Jack Gray
    Screenplay: Jack Gray
    Animation: Jack Gray
    Technique: Jack Gray
    Music: Judy Kim
    Production/School: NA
    Dialogue language: NA
    Subtitles language: NA

    Day after day, inhabitants of the Menagerie play out their daily lives like clockwork. Menagerie is a study of the daily motions and mundane tasks of contemporary city life. Featuring hundreds of looping animated characters, the film explores how the repetitive actions of our day-to-day lives quickly spiral into an endless kaleidoscope of abstraction.

  5. Hibernation 20:00
  6. USA 2022
    Directed by: Joel Benjamin
    Screenplay: Joel Benjamin
    Technique: 3D
    Production/School: Joel Benjamin
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    On a damaged and drifting interstellar science vessel, an aging mother watches over her cryogenically frozen son and husband as she waits and hopes for an improbable rescue.

  7. Colony 13:22
  8. USA 2021
    Directed by: Pilar Garcia-Fernandezsesma
    Screenplay: Pilar Garcia-Fernandezsesma
    Animation: Pilar Garcia-Fernandezsesma
    Dialogue language: english
    Subtitles language: english

    Colony is an animated film exploring childbirth and pregnancy through the lens of lineage, fear, loss of self, and the ascension to motherhood. A woman scientist’s entomological work creeps into her psyche as her pregnancy progresses and she becomes more hostile towards her partner. As she increasingly becomes obsessed with the ant queen of her research colony, the lines between the ant and human experience blur.

  9. Undermined 07:12
  10. Germany 2021
    Directed by: Matthias Kapuvari
    Screenplay: Matthias Kapuvari
    Animation: Matthias Kapuvari
    Technique: 3D Animation
    Music: Tom Hoesstee
    Dialogue language: English

    A severely ill detective, confronted with reckless fracking companies protected by a corrupt system, struggles with the question of how far he is willing to go to stop them.
  11. Welcome To Gardenland 07:00
  12. Spain 2021
    Directed by: Aaron Pérez Pardiñas
    Screenplay: Aarón Pérez Pardiñas
    Animation: David Pérez Plaza
    Technique: 3D Animation
    Production/School: Aarón Pérez Pardiñas, Alberto Santigosa Castro
    Dialogue language: Spanish
    Subtitles language: Greek

    In a world where plants have taken the place of humans, the Jeffersons are about to have a crazy day. Find out the incredible world of Gardenland with one of the most peculiar families.
  13. In The Upper Room 08:09
  14. Austria 2022
    Directed by: Alexander Gratzer
    Screenplay: Alexander Gratzer
    Animation: Alexander Gratzer, Sebastian Doringer, Natália Andrade, Gabor Mariai
    Technique: 2d Animation
    Music: Alexander Gratzer
    Production/School: József FÜLÖP
    Dialogue language: English

    Every season a young mole visits his blind grandfather, who lives deep underground in a comfortably decorated burrow. As the two grow older their relationship becomes more intense and important questions arise.
  15. The Ravin' 06:00
  16. USA 2021
    Directed by: Ron Ford
    Screenplay: Ron Ford
    Animation: stop motion
    Technique: puppet animation
    Music: Daryl Robinson
    Production/School: Ron Ford
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: None

    A sequel to Poe's The Raven, in verse, in which the narrator grows to question the validity of the bird's symbolic pretensions. Stop motion puppet animation.

  17. Gloria 12:00
  18. Belgium 2021
    Directed by: Iza Cracco
    Production/School: Delphine Dumon

    A couple lives together happily in a cosy little house away from the city. They are expecting a baby. On the day that the woman is supposed to give birth, a storm is raging outside. On their way to the hospital, they get into a tragic car accident, in which the woman suddenly loses both her husband and unborn child.
  19. Reprogram your reality 10:00
  20. France 2021
    Directed by: Elsa Secco
    Screenplay: Elsa Secco
    Production/School: Nicolas Soummer
    Dialogue language: French

    Have you noticed that little inner voice that speaks to you every day, that discourages you and makes you lose confidence? How can we regain control over our thoughts? This animated and live-action documentary explores the theme of empowerment through a journey into the brain, to explore oneself and open up to others.

  21. Place to Place 01:37
  22. Puerto Rico 2021
    Directed by: Natasha Cánepa
    Screenplay: Natasha Cánepa
    Animation: Natasha Cánepa
    Technique: Digital 2D Animation
    Music: Danny Dice
    Production/School: Natasha Cánepa Animation Studios
    Dialogue language: English

    A text from a lonely traveler pushes a group of friends from faraway places to reunite


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