Student 4

Friday 18/03/2022 12:00 - 14:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Official Screening
Saturday 19/03/2022 00:00 - 02:00 - Athens Animfest 2022 Replay Screening
Total Duration: 01:42:17

  1. Yallah! 07:03
  2. France 2021
    Directed by: Nayla Nassar, Edouard Pitula, Renaud de Saint Albin, Cécile Adant, Anaïs Sassatelli, Candice Behague
    Screenplay: Nayla Nassar
    Animation: Nayla Nassar, Renaud de Saint Albin, Cécile Adant
    Technique: 3D Computer
    Music: Axel Guenoun
    Production/School: Rubika

    Beirut, 1982. As Nicolas prepares to flee his hometown, torn apart by an endless civil war, he crosses the path of Naji, a reckless teenager determined to go to the Swimming Pool. Trying to protect the young man, Nicolas finds himself pulled into a surreal race against war, all for the mere freedom of going swimming.
  3. Barakafrites 05:30
  4. France 2021
    Directed by: Gabriel VIDAL, Sarah CHEBBI, Hanna ZITOUN, William TRAMEAUX, Ninon RODRIGUEZ, Jeremy FACHE, Jeanne FLOC'H, Lina SARRE
    Production/School: ESMA
    Dialogue language: French

    Gus Patatax runs a food truck in space. He must cook for his unique customer ; but everything is not going to go as planned...

  5. Toil and Trouble 03:34
  6. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Kira Davis
    Screenplay: Kira Davis
    Animation: Kira Davis, Chanice Haddow, Hannah Halliwell, Ahmed Alobaidi
    Technique: 2D handdrawn digital
    Music: The Blasting Company
    Production/School: Arts University Bournemouth
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Curiosity gets the better of a fumbling witch-in-training and she finds herself in over her head with an out-of-control potion she must fix before her master returns home.
  7. M.A. 05:31
  8. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Ian Chan, Jean-Louis Khaou
    Screenplay: Ian Chan, Jean-Louis Khaou
    Animation: Ian Chan, Jean-Louis Khaou, Camilla Riccardi, Ciarán Fagan, Emily Eyles, Camilla Horrell, Khaled Oluokun
    Technique: 2D handdrawn digital
    Music: Octavia Ballantine
    Production/School: Arts University Bournemouth
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    We follow a mother raising a child in a post-apocalyptic world - a world torn down by robots. Unbeknownst to the child however his mother is also one of them.

  9. Hiding 04:20
  10. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Tom Carey
    Screenplay: Tom Carey
    Animation: Tom Carey, Michalis Nicolaou, Ruari Chisholm, Linjie Yao, Ying Zeng
    Technique: stopmotion with puppets, CGI
    Music: Scott Alan
    Production/School: Arts University Bournemouth
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    A young boy named Will is starting to come to terms with his sexuality. When his friends start to put pressure him to admit things that he’s not ready to share, Will has to learn the hard way that true acceptance won’t come from anyone else, but himself.

  11. Checkpoint 05:50
  12. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Jana Kattan
    Screenplay: Jana Kattan
    Animation: Jana Kattan, Jesse Rist, Clara Cornish, Declan Crutchfield, Henry McLaughlin, Zeina Abu-Zayed
    Technique: 2D handdrawn digital
    Music: Haytham Safia
    Production/School: Arts University Bournemouth
    Dialogue language: Arabic, Hebrew
    Subtitles language: English

    Set in the occupied territory of modern-day Palestine, known as the West Bank, Checkpoint follows 11-year-old Leila, who wakes up before dawn every morning to try to get to school on time. Her obstacle is the military occupation of her environment, specifically, the notorious checkpoint she must cross every day to get to her school. Despite Leila’s best efforts to prepare, she cannot control the seemingly endless queue, or the strong possibility she will be randomly denied access to the other side.

  13. Cloud Boy: An Autistic Journey | 2021 Animation Graduation Film 03:40
  14. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Kieran Firth-Bernard
    Screenplay: Kieran Firth-Bernard
    Animation: Kieran Firth-Bernard
    Technique: Digital 2D Vector Shapes
    Music: Carlos Figuero & Travis Redden
    Production/School: Farnham University for the Creative Arts
    Dialogue language: English

    Cloud Boy journeys through his insecurities and issues growing up. But as college approaches, he decides to become a more independent person. A semi-autobiography about the experiences of living with Autism.

  15. Love is Just a Death Away 11:30
  16. Czech Republic 2020
    Directed by: Bára Anna Stejskalová
    Screenplay: Bára Anna Stejskalová
    Music: Daniel Patras, Miroslav Chaloupka
    Production/School: Jakub Kostal (Bionaut)
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    A tender story about finding love even amid utter decay.

  17. Witchhood 03:50
  18. Spain 2021
    Directed by: Aintzane Arribas Rueda

    Winnie is home alone the night before her 13th birthday, her mothers have given her a crystal-clear instruction, to not open the present before their arrival. Will be the little witch able to repress the hunger of opening her gift?

  19. Dante's Inferno 04:20
  20. Spain 2020
    Directed by: Iñigo Bartolome

    It is the year 1846 in France. Dassin, a struggling writer, is sitting in front of his unfinished novel. Just a page, only a few more words and he will have finally concluded the work of his life. However, lately, he hasn´t been able to work as he used to. He doesn´t have the courage to fight the blank page. That is because of the terrible gaze he feels coming down from the very top of his bookcase. Up there a bust of Dante Alighieri seems to judge his every move. This is the night in which Dassin will fins his ending, however, it not be as he spected….

  21. Ripple 03:27
  22. USA 2021
    Directed by: Wes Powers, Ryanna Kim
    Production/School: Annie Shepard

    A mermaid is missing her friend. But when a stranger is dropped into her life, will she accept a new hand in friendship?

  23. Anchored 03:20
  24. USA 2021
    Directed by: Genevieve Bega
    Production/School: Clayton Cowden

    A girl who likes to fix things discovers a robot that is broken, but not in the way she expects

  25. Homebird 10:00
  26. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Ewa Smyk
    Screenplay: Ralph Mathers, Ewa Smyk
    Animation: Ewa Smyk
    Technique: paint on cel
    Music: Natalia Tsupryk
    Production/School: Leah Jones
    Dialogue language: No Dialogue

    Struggling to make it in a big city, a young artist finds herself retreating into the rose-tinted memories of the village she left behind.

  27. Downfall 03:28
  28. Lebanon 2021
    Directed by: Rona Fayad
    Animation: Rona Fayad
    Technique: Frame by Frame
    Music: Ryan Fayad
    Production/School: Academie Libanaise des Beaux Arts

    Enya's journey trying to make it as a dancer is hindered as her behaviors drag her downhill.

  29. How To Survive The Heatwave And Stay Human / איך לשרוד את החמסין ולהשאר בן אדם 07:48
  30. Israel 2021
    Directed by: Ronni Shalev, Alon Sharabi
    Screenplay: Ronni Shalev, Alon Sharabi, Naomi Shalev
    Animation: Ronni Shalev, Alon Sharabi
    Technique: 2d, 3d
    Music: Marco Tomasin
    Production/School: Bezalel Academy of Art and Design
    Dialogue language: English, Hebrew
    Subtitles language: English

    It’s the hottest day of the year and Jerusalem is being devoured by a scorching heatwave! In the city center, three flatmates live in blissful ignorance under the cool caress of their air conditioner. But when the AC breaks down, one person must venture outside to find a new battery, and discover HOW TO SURVIVE THE HEATWAVE AND STAY HUMAN.

  31. YAY 02:45
  32. Germany 2021
    Directed by: Anne Isensee
    Screenplay: Anne Isensee
    Animation: Anne Isensee, Ash Kim Choi, Xiaoqiong Zhang
    Technique: 2D
    Music: Matanda Keyes
    Production/School: Anne Isensee/ School of Visual Arts New York
    Dialogue language: no dialogue
    Subtitles language: CC English

    Lily Armstrong and her friends Carla and Dubio are living in a world of dark dullness - until Lily discovers there is a world above full of color, music, and adventure. The three friends must combine their strengths to emerge from the darkness together.
  33. My Grandmother Is an Egg 08:07
  34. Taiwan 2021
    Directed by: Wu-Ching Chang
    Screenplay: Wu-Ching Chang
    Animation: Wu-Ching Chang, Lok Yi Tsoi, Bouchra Fadil
    Technique: 2D Computer Animation, Object Animation, Digital Cutout Animation, Stop Motion Animation
    Music: Jen-Shuo Chen, Nahum Strickland
    Production/School: Royal College of Art
    Dialogue language: Mandarin Chinese
    Subtitles language: English

    As a child, my grandmother was given to another family to be raised as a future daughter-in-law in productive roles. Through representing the unjust tradition in the long past, the film aims to reflect women's oppression and struggles for freedom. From personal witness to the general phenomenon in society, the audiences may glimpse the long past, imagine women's situation in our own times, and look forward to striving for real gender equality in the future. Egg is life per se. Eggs are fragile, but at the same time tough. My grandmother is an egg.
  35. Skeleton of a Moth 08:14
  36. United Kingdom 2021
    Directed by: Emma Kay Smith
    Screenplay: Emma Kay Smith
    Animation: Emma Kay Smith, Eve Riddle, Charlie Black, Eve Schroder, Poppy Loughtman
    Music: Chris Cook
    Production/School: Manchester School of Art
    Dialogue language: English
    Subtitles language: English

    'Skeleton of a Moth' is a short documentary animation about the emotional difficulties and social pressures that affect teenage girls of today. The film is a collective narrative focusing on problems surrounding body image, mental health, and sexual assault.


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