Main Competition II

Best new animated shorts from Central and Eastern Europe that are in the running for the ;DSAF (Slovene Animated Film Association) Audience Award and Jury Grand Prix.

Steakhouse

Directed by: Špela Čadež
Short synopsis:

The steak has been marinating for a few days now. The pan is hot. Franc’s stomach is rumbling. But Liza’s co-workers surprise her with a birthday party. Can she make it home in time?

Visoke vode / Wyszła z Brzegów / The Flood

Directed by: Sofya Nabok
Short synopsis:

Three sisters go to the river on Kupala Night, to fulfil the rite of throwing a wreath to see the elder sister’s future.

Iris

Directed by: Lucija Bužančić
Short synopsis:

A short animated film inspired by the Greek myth of Narcissus, about a vain young girl named Iris who falls in love with her own image, until one day she disappears in a bathtub.

Love Is Just a Death Away

Directed by: Bára Anna Stejskalová
Short synopsis:

A tender story about finding love even amid utter decay.

Na dnu košare za perilo / Auf dem Grund des Wäschekorbs / On the Bottom of the Laundry Bag

Directed by: Adele Razkövi
Short synopsis:

This short film tackles a common myth – the empty laundry basket. In the seven-minute animation, Adele Razkövi’s versatile talent becomes evident: animation, painting, music, sculpture, literature, and dance – utterly different disciplines flow together and yield a polyphonic ode to a common object.

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.

Impossible Figures and Other Stories I

Directed by: Marta Pajek
Short synopsis:

Following an explosion, a mysterious and elegant elderly woman wanders deserted city streets, recalling what was and wondering what could have been.

Main Competition II

Best new animated shorts from Central and Eastern Europe that are in the running for the ;DSAF (Slovene Animated Film Association) Audience Award and Jury Grand Prix.

Steakhouse

Directed by: Špela Čadež
Short synopsis:

The steak has been marinating for a few days now. The pan is hot. Franc’s stomach is rumbling. But Liza’s co-workers surprise her with a birthday party. Can she make it home in time?

Short synopsis:

Three sisters go to the river on Kupala Night, to fulfil the rite of throwing a wreath to see the elder sister’s future.

Iris

Directed by: Lucija Bužančić
Short synopsis:

A short animated film inspired by the Greek myth of Narcissus, about a vain young girl named Iris who falls in love with her own image, until one day she disappears in a bathtub.

Love Is Just a Death Away

Directed by: Bára Anna Stejskalová
Short synopsis:

A tender story about finding love even amid utter decay.

Short synopsis:

This short film tackles a common myth – the empty laundry basket. In the seven-minute animation, Adele Razkövi’s versatile talent becomes evident: animation, painting, music, sculpture, literature, and dance – utterly different disciplines flow together and yield a polyphonic ode to a common object.

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.

Short synopsis:

Following an explosion, a mysterious and elegant elderly woman wanders deserted city streets, recalling what was and wondering what could have been.