Animated Shorts Program

Animated Shorts Program

Program Details:

Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband
Screening Section: Animated Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Shorts Program
Runtime: 88:41 mins

Program Includes:

Girls are weird. Babies are weird. Bodies are extra weird. “Las del diente” is a film about now, a time when women are tired to choose between having kids and their careers. Days in which anomalies in the reproductive system are celebrated instead of stigmatized.



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Jonathan, twelve years old, lives with his sister, his mother and also some men. They all have the same face and nest in closets, drawers, TV set…



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Alan and Beverly, away hiking on a romantic getaway, cause the death of a marmot without noticing it. But this incident will not stay unpunished...

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Tayra and I grew up on a beach in the north east of Brazil. We were inseparable. The sea breeze brings me back happy memories.

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Sean doesn’t fit in. It’s not that he wants to be alone but, somehow, he always feels separate and isolated from the confident, happy world around him. Whilst waiting for his parents in a busy pub, Sean struggles valiantly to join in with the admirably happy people in the crowd, but the more he tries, the more he goes awry. As everything in the pub goes from bad to worse, Sean finds himself confronted by the painful memories that made him who he is. His feelings, memories and desires overwhelm him and by the end of the evening he is ready to explode…



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SKYBABY is an woozy exploration of memory, nostalgia and childhood. Spend 2 and half minutes inside the freudian womb of an all-pink bedroom. Look at clouds. You're 12

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In Chinese New Year holidays, finding the coin inside the dumplings means having a blessed year ahead. A young woman loses a jar on her journey to a new country, which contains the lucky coins she has been collecting growing up. Her new life begins with a search to find the coin.

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Akiko Takakura is one of the last survivors of the atomic bomb explosion of Hiroshima. During Obon she receives the spirits of her parents and is haunted by memories. Akiko’s childhood consists of constant rejections and beatings. Finally Akiko experiences fatherly love in the midst of Hiroshima’s ruins.



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Three Renees go on a quest to find God, who is also Renee. As they traverse the great mountains and valleys of Renee, they discover all the joys, mysteries, and sadnesses of being Renee.

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A day in the life of Tanya, a curious woman who has developed a taste for home made non humanoid lovers. Her recent experiment sees the creation of a beautifully proportioned giant slug. Has she finally found the formula for the perfect partner? And if so, can they even survive in this gnarly world of freaks and beefs?

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