Best Student AnimaDoc
How do young artists try to capture and understand the world around them through documentary and animation? Here are 14 animated documentaries from 11 countries. It will be about the pioneer of lo-fi, (cyber)violence, addiction to gambling, dreams and even ... mushrooms.
07.09.2022, 06:00 PM, 6 DZIELNICA (PIOTRKOWSKA 102), FREE
Lewis William Wilkinson
A MAN FOR OUR TIME
An animated interview piece with Lo-Fi Pop pioneer Martin Newell of The Cleaners From Venus. Martin discusses his ethos, the music industry and the anachronist nature of his work, taking on the guise of a time traveller traversing his 40+ year career.
University for The Creative Arts Farnham
United Kingdom 2022, 03:38
A NOSE STORY
“A nose story” is a short animated documentary about a daughter trying to understand her father. By revisiting her childhood memory of watching movies with her family, she points out the strange habit of her dad commenting the nose of the actors. During their discussion, he reveals his identity crisis as an immigrant with a different appearance in his new country.
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema - Concordia University
Canada 2022, 02:45
ABOVE THE PALM TREES
My grandfather is 92 years old and recalls his dreamy childhood in Iraq, which turned into a nightmare as he was captured and jailed for 5 years. He tells me his memories of growth and of collapse which continue to haunt him.
NB Haifa School of Design
Israel 2022, 04:30
The film is based on the cyber-violence incident of Zhao, a Covid-19 pneumonia patient in Chengdu in late 2020. Presented from the perspective of the girl who was cyber-violated, the short film explores the ferment of cyber-violence in the context of the epidemic and the phenomenon of women being gazed at and held hostage by stereotypes. The girl's life is shattered by the diagnosis of Covid-19, and in this online frenzy of blaming the girl, no one seems to realize that in fact she, like everyone else, is just a victim of the epidemic.
East China Normal University
China 2022, 07:12
Starting from a tape found at home, I explored my past memory. Through the childhood recording, grandma's narration and family image, I tried to spell out the reasons why the old fig tree disappeared.
China Academy of Art
China 2020, 07:52
I DREAMED OF
Since the dawn of time, dreams are an inspiration for reflections on the subconscious and work as a gateway to the world of abstract images created based on our thoughts, feelings and experiences. In 'I DREAMED OF' author decided to interpret the dreams of people dear to him and present them in the form of an animated short.
The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław
Poland 2021, 07:34
I WAS ATTACKED
No matter who we are or where we are from, we are not safe, we have been attacked.
Gender-based violence still a world wide contemporary problem.
Women’s voices need to be heard.
But really, why?
University of the Arts London
United Kingdom 2022, 03:41
While in rehab, a young man recounts his descent into gambling addiction. The animated documentary “King” offers an intimate insight into a psychological illness that is often overlooked.
Germany 2021, 05:00
Diana Cam Van Nguyen
She finds letters full of love her dad wrote her 15 years ago. Now she fights to get that love back.
Czech Republic 2021, 12:46
Hurshida Sherkulova, Evgeniya Papina, Surayyo Tashpulatova
Walking the streets of Bukhara, you can hear a lot, because the walls in this historican city can talk.
DRF Children Animation Studio
Uzbekistan 2022, 06:50
Lieve van Loon, Marieke Druiven
RED: A TRIP
An animated documentary telling the story of how a mushroom made an interesting day for our friend.
Minerva Art Academy
Netherlands 2022, 02:11
"Strange" is an award winning autobiographical story told in a visual journal style, a glimpse into an autistic author’s life exploring friendship, trials and the use of unique coping strategies.
United Kingdom 2020, 02:49
Yanis Belaid, Eliott Benard, Nicolas Mayeur, Etienne Moulin, Hadrien Pinot, Lisa Vicente, Philippine Singer, Alice Letailleur
THE SEINE'S TEARS
17 october 1961, "Algerian workers" get down the streets to manifest against the mandatory curfew imposed by the Police prefecture.
France 2021, 08:49
WILL YOU REMEMBER MY NAME?
Will You Remember My name is an experimental short animation showing women fighting for their rights in the Middle East. Women who have suffered throughout their lives and have often been forgotten in history. This 2D animation has been projected on the women’s body as it is the first and the most common tool for the patriarchal societies to oppress them with.
Luca School of Arts
Belgium 2022, 03:00