ShortDocs Animats / Session 2

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ShortDocs Animats / Session 2

A new non-competitive section with the best international short documentaries exploring animation as a narrative resource.

The shortfilms will be screened with English subtitles.


Ellie Land
United Kingdom / 2015 / 5 min.

Do we get enough sleep? Through a conversation between artist Ellie Land and scientist Peter Oliver about the latest developments in circadian biology research we discover the  effects that a lack of sleep can have in our well-being.

Eye for an eye

Louise Peter, Mahyar Udarzi, Steve Bache
Germany / 2016 / 4 min.

Frederick Baer spent over a decade on death row and he is still waiting for his death penalty to be executed. The story of a murderer’s time on death row and the conflicts about his guilt and destiny.  

The Bus Trip

Sarah Gampel
Sweden / 2016 /14 min.

Sarah is invited to present her film in a festival in Israel. During the trip, she expects to form friendships and political debates, but the dialogue dies every time she talks about the occupation of Palestine.

Wathever the Weather

Remo Scherrer
Switzerland / 2016 / 11 min.

Wally’s childhood is increasingly turned upside down by her mother’s alcohol addiction. A roller coaster ride between helplessness, excessive demands and desperation begins. It’s a daily struggle for survival.

A Long Story Short

Veronica Lassenius
Finland / 2017 / 7 min.

A girl and her favourite t-shirt will show us the story behind our clothing to open the conversation about the origin and destiny of our clothes, as well as our own consuming habits.

My Invisible Mother

Pascal Huynh 
Quebec, Canada / 2016 / 3 min.

In a creative mix of stop-motion animation and live-action documentary, a man recalls the social realities that forced his mother to put him up for adoption.

Foreign Local

Moriya Benavot
Israel / 2016 / 9 min.

Some were born here, some moved to Israel when they were very young. They all have lived most of their lives here, yet they are still labeled as foreigners.


L’Atelier Collectif
Belgium / 2016 / 8 min.

In the twentieth century, five inventions were dismissed or not be generalized: the durable nylon stocking, the ‘Aerotrain’, the ‘safe cigarette’, the water engine and the ‘bio-resonance’.

We Will Arrive Tomorrow

Betina Kuntzsch
Norway /2016 / 8 min.

Syrian refugees Mahmad, Rasha i Odei begin a dangerous journey across the Mediterranean Sea to reach Italy. They want to leave behind the war in Syria, but the fear and the memories are still present.

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