Grumpy cats sick of life, stuffy metropolitans, film noir pastiche, memories of love and childhood. People being alone together – 5 short animated films that you won’t forget anytime soon.
Between the Shadows by Mónica Santos, Alice Guimarães,13:25 min, Portugal, France, 2018
Natália, trapped in a tedious job, engages in a search for a stolen heart. In a world where hearts can be deposited in a bank, the protagonist faces a dilemma: give her heart or keep it to herself.
Nine Lives by Vojtěch Papp, 7:39 min, Czech Republic, 2019
I’m an old, grumpy cat. Everybody hates me and I hate everybody. I hate this day just like all other days. But I think this day will be the last one. Yes, today I will end it all. How hard can it be?
The Call by Anca Damian, 10 min, Romania, 2018
An elderly woman's bathtub becomes a place from which to escape into memories, fantasies, and other watery reveries.
Poetika Anima by Kriss Sagan, 6 min, Slovakia, 2019
A lyrical poem created by the synthesis of the director’s diary notes, about a woman who transforms her disheartenment within a ﬂuid spacetime.
Hide n Seek by Barbora Halířová, 6:56 min, Czech Republic, 2019
A story about the flow and perception of time. The young boy becomes an old man and his life shrinks to a game of hide-and-seek, which he tries to win.
Bless You by Paulina Ziółkowska, 5 min, Poland, 2018
Everyone gets sick of everyone. But things become really bad when you get sick of yourself.
Story by Jola Bańkowska, 5 min, Poland, 2018
Digital technology shapes our lives and our reality. Can we still tell where the screen ends and the outside world begins?