It’s not like in the movies

PROGRAM

WHALED WOMEN 9’ Ewa Einhorn, Jeuno JE Kim Sweden 2012

A colourful animation. SchlopSchlop and KK are two annoying women who work at the Department of Development in Krabstadt, a small town located in an undefined arctic region where all the Nordic countries send their undesirables. One day, strange creatures become stranded on its shores. SchlopSchlop and KK are assigned to deal with the situation.

THE RUNNERS 11′ Matan Rochlitz & Ivo Gormley UK 2013

Pounding the tarmac through the seasons, a band of runners are brazenly challenged with intimate questions as they pace their routes. Liberated from responsibilities, their guards drop dramatically, releasing funny and brutally frank confessions, and weaving a powerful narrative behind the anonymous masses.

SUPERMAN 11’ Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepar USA 2012

“He is a friend, and he is an unassuming hero. I also think the fact that he is both awkward and a shy newspaper reporter makes him like everybody else. And yet he has another identity, this larger-than-life superhero. Sometimes we feel like Clark Kent, and sometimes, if we are lucky, we feel like Superman.”

AT THE BELBEK 7′ Dmytro Stoikov Ukraine 2014

At the Belbek military installation in Crimea, Ukrainian soldiers refused to surrender to Russian troops and instead marched, unarmed, to confront them in the face of warning shots.

DIAMOND DANCERS 9’ Quirine Racké & Helena Muskens The Netherlands 2011

A flash mob of elderly dancers at Dam Square in Amsterdam.

THE BAUMANNS 17′ Martin Guggisberg Switzeland 2013

Encounters in the hallway of a Swiss housing estate lead to a neighbourly invitation. What starts out as a cosy evening takes an unexpected ending. It gets late, very late, but the guests – Mr. and Mrs. Baumann or “Buumes” – remain seated on the sofa in Stettlers’ living room and are still there the next morning…

MOMENTS 4’ William Hoffman USA 2010

This film is a celebration of life that was inspired by David Eagleman’s book.

WIND 4’ Robert Lobel Germany 2013

Wind is an animated short about the daily life of people living in a windy area who seem helplessly exposed to the weather. However, the inhabitants have learned to deal with their difficult living conditions. The wind creates a natural system for living.

WISH LIST 3’ Andrew Griffin United Kingdom 2013

A light-hearted, humorous animation detailing the wishes of a random collection of misfits.

HECTOMETER 6’ Matty Brown USA 2013

This short documentary of the record attempts to transmit what it is like to free dive deep beneath the surface, and how we can return to explore our potential as an aquatic mammal in the search to help our endangered cousins of the seas.

CIGARETTE CANDY 13’ Lauren Wolkstein USA 2010

Eddie Van Buren, a traumatized teenage Marine, is forced to play the role of “the hero” at his homecoming party. In pursuing a rebellious, precocious sixteen-year-old girl, Candy, he sees an opportunity to numb his pain and connect to a fellow lost soul.

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