International Animated Shorts

International Animated Shorts

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International Animated Shorts

This global showcase is a wild ride of animated short works that illustrate the human experience in its many forms. The audience is invited to take a look through an alternate point of view and explore the connections between the internal and external self. 

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International Animated Shorts

Roped (Amarradas)

Directed by: Carmen Córdoba González

Spain, 2022, 10m

Mother and daughter are roped together for life by an eternal bond that heals and hurts, and that is perpetuated when daughter becomes a mother.

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Directed by: Margherita Premuroso

Italy, 2022, 7m

A claustrophobic journey through the ordinary day of a woman who lives every day performing the same task from which she cannot extricate herself.

International Animated Shorts

La Bride (The Dog’s Leash)

Directed by: Nicolas Piret

Belgium, 2022, 4m

In the countryside, a dog tied to a very long rope watches birds disappear in the horizon. How far will his rope allow him to go?

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Directed by: Sujin Moon

South Korea, 2022, 7m

A young woman is being encroached upon by the persona she dons. Can she dismantle it without destroying the very fibers of her being?

International Animated Shorts

In the Big Yard Inside the Teeny-Weeny Pocket

Directed by: Yoko Yuki

Japan, 2022, 7m

In Japanese with English subtitles

Here I am again, trapped in my sanity. When it shrinks, it expands. It floats, and it sinks. It separates but connects.

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Directed by: Sander Joon

Estonia, 2022, 16m

In a surreal world, a father and his son are losing the race. In order to win, the boy turns himself into a tire.

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Directed by: Joseph Pierce

France/UK/Belgium/Czech Republic, 2022, 15m

Driving, Will loses his sense of scale. As his crippling drug addiction deepens, he struggles to untangle the sequence of events that led to his predicament.

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Hotel Kalura

Directed by: Sophie Koko Gate

UK, 2022, 5m

In an enigmatic metaphor for the consumption of pleasure, a woman walks into a hotel bar on the romantic island of Sicily, waiting to be lit. From the director of “Slug Life,” FFF 2020.

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Well Wishes My Love, Your Love

Directed by: Gabriel Gabriel Garble

Sweden/Malaysia, 2022, 9m

Newly orphaned and freshly wounded from an immense loss, a boy lends his companion a prosthetic arm for the day.

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Directed by: Jonatan Schwenk

Germany, 2022, 4m

A two-legged forest dweller encounters a lustful group of shimmering animals in heat. He and his companions snack on the little creatures and soon a flighty feast begins.

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Regular Rabbit

Directed by: Eoin Duffy

Ireland/Canada, 2022, 8m

The good name of a seemingly regular rabbit is sullied by disinformation. His grip on reality fading, he descends into the darkest recesses of society. Featuring the voice talents of Rory McCann (Game of Thrones’ “The Hound”).