Animated Documentaries III

Animation has the power to put on the screen the situations and emotions which no camera can capture. This makes its combination with the documentary form a perfect medium to discuss sensitive issues. The programme of best animated documentaries of this festival season demonstrates that what seem as incompatible genres, when combined, produce an even more powerful result.

Krvavim / Sangro / I Bleed

Directed by: Tiago Minamisawa, Bruno H Castro, Guto
Short synopsis:

Inspired by a true story, this is the intimate confession of a person living with HIV. It tries to demystify certain issues that persist in society's imagination about the virus.

Darwinov zvezek / Le Journal de Darwin / Darwin’s Notebook

Directed by: Georges Schwizgebel
Short synopsis:

The return of three Anglicised native people to their county, or the beginning of a meeting with the modern world that will destroy them.

Papa Zaza

Directed by: Géraldine Charpentier
Short synopsis:

Fleur and her brothers are waiting for their dad, Zaza, gone to the hospital. Their games are interrupted by the outbreak of his disease.

Papa

Directed by: Maryia Yakimovich
Short synopsis:

A daughter decides to return to her hometown to finally understand her pain and sadness related to childhood events.

Dragi očka / Milý tati / Love, Dad

Directed by: Diana Cam Van Nguyen
Short synopsis:

The author rediscovers love letters her dad used to write her from prison. That love seems to be gone now. She decides to write back, hoping to find the connection again. She puts in writing what could not be said: blaming him for the family's break-up but also trying to understand.

Revolykus

Directed by: Victor Orozco Ramirez
Short synopsis:

A dilapidated building somewhere in the sticks in Germany becomes a canvas for the story of a migration told through animated wall paintings, dead insects and a view of an exercise of a voluntary fire brigade.

Animated Documentaries III

Animation has the power to put on the screen the situations and emotions which no camera can capture. This makes its combination with the documentary form a perfect medium to discuss sensitive issues. The programme of best animated documentaries of this festival season demonstrates that what seem as incompatible genres, when combined, produce an even more powerful result.

Krvavim / Sangro / I Bleed

Directed by: Tiago Minamisawa, Bruno H Castro, Guto
Short synopsis:

Inspired by a true story, this is the intimate confession of a person living with HIV. It tries to demystify certain issues that persist in society's imagination about the virus.

Short synopsis:

The return of three Anglicised native people to their county, or the beginning of a meeting with the modern world that will destroy them.

Papa Zaza

Directed by: Géraldine Charpentier
Short synopsis:

Fleur and her brothers are waiting for their dad, Zaza, gone to the hospital. Their games are interrupted by the outbreak of his disease.

Papa

Directed by: Maryia Yakimovich
Short synopsis:

A daughter decides to return to her hometown to finally understand her pain and sadness related to childhood events.

Dragi očka / Milý tati / Love, Dad

Directed by: Diana Cam Van Nguyen
Short synopsis:

The author rediscovers love letters her dad used to write her from prison. That love seems to be gone now. She decides to write back, hoping to find the connection again. She puts in writing what could not be said: blaming him for the family's break-up but also trying to understand.

Revolykus

Directed by: Victor Orozco Ramirez
Short synopsis:

A dilapidated building somewhere in the sticks in Germany becomes a canvas for the story of a migration told through animated wall paintings, dead insects and a view of an exercise of a voluntary fire brigade.