Kinotrip’s Best of the World, 15+

Length: 60′

Together with members of the Kinotrip Film Club, who help put together Season 7 of the Kinotrip film programme – by the youth, for the youth, we have selected the best animated shorts from around the world that speak to young people. Kinotrip’s Best of the World brings a youthfully offbeat, feistily engaged, and stylistically diverse set of eight films.

Poravnava / Regular

Directed by: Nata Metlukh
Short synopsis:

The story is set in a graphic design world where fonts are the main characters. They team up to build a garden, and five boxing wizards jump in quickly to inspect their work. A negative space storm flushes everything away, but Regular comes and fixes the garden.

Prodajalca ledu / Ice Merchants

Directed by: João Gonzalez
Short synopsis:

Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their vertiginous cold house, attached to a cliff, to go to the village on the ground far away where they sell the ice they produce daily.

Persona / 각질 / Persona

Directed by: Sujin Moon
Short synopsis:

The process of being encroached upon by a persona.

Hierarhični predsodki / The Prejudiced Hierarchist

Directed by: Conform Cox
Short synopsis:

For a long time, humanity has separated itself from animality. But the more scientists know about non-human animals, the more similarities they see with humans. This movie is breaking down human’s hierarchical ideas about other animals, using real-life examples.

Ptica polotoka / Bird in the Peninsula

Directed by: Atshushi Wada
Short synopsis:

Children are dancing to the music under the supervision of their teacher. A young lady witnesses the scene and disrupts their rituals.

Skeli in ščemi / Sensory Itch

Directed by: Roel van Beek
Short synopsis:

When stung by a nettle, Sarah avoids making it worse by not scratching her itch. As everyday irritations start to accumulate, will she be able to resist the urge?

Messy Flow, Volume 3

Directed by: Tina Šulc Resnik
Short synopsis:

We still don't know the beginning; we still don't see the end. What we are left with, is flow.

Matapacos

Directed by: Karla Riebartsch, Lion Durst
Short synopsis:

Inspired by the Chilean "Riot Dog" Negro Matapacos. A stray dog gets to know a young protester. Together they radicalize. One day they're separated and she goes to jail. When she gets out years later and finds out that the dog kept going to protests and got famous, she finds new courage.

Kinotrip’s Best of the World, 15+

Length: 60′

Together with members of the Kinotrip Film Club, who help put together Season 7 of the Kinotrip film programme – by the youth, for the youth, we have selected the best animated shorts from around the world that speak to young people. Kinotrip’s Best of the World brings a youthfully offbeat, feistily engaged, and stylistically diverse set of eight films.

Poravnava / Regular

Directed by: Nata Metlukh
Short synopsis:

The story is set in a graphic design world where fonts are the main characters. They team up to build a garden, and five boxing wizards jump in quickly to inspect their work. A negative space storm flushes everything away, but Regular comes and fixes the garden.

Prodajalca ledu / Ice Merchants

Directed by: João Gonzalez
Short synopsis:

Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their vertiginous cold house, attached to a cliff, to go to the village on the ground far away where they sell the ice they produce daily.

Persona / 각질 / Persona

Directed by: Sujin Moon
Short synopsis:

The process of being encroached upon by a persona.

Short synopsis:

For a long time, humanity has separated itself from animality. But the more scientists know about non-human animals, the more similarities they see with humans. This movie is breaking down human’s hierarchical ideas about other animals, using real-life examples.

Ptica polotoka / Bird in the Peninsula

Directed by: Atshushi Wada
Short synopsis:

Children are dancing to the music under the supervision of their teacher. A young lady witnesses the scene and disrupts their rituals.

Skeli in ščemi / Sensory Itch

Directed by: Roel van Beek
Short synopsis:

When stung by a nettle, Sarah avoids making it worse by not scratching her itch. As everyday irritations start to accumulate, will she be able to resist the urge?

Messy Flow, Volume 3

Directed by: Tina Šulc Resnik
Short synopsis:

We still don't know the beginning; we still don't see the end. What we are left with, is flow.

Matapacos

Directed by: Karla Riebartsch, Lion Durst
Short synopsis:

Inspired by the Chilean "Riot Dog" Negro Matapacos. A stray dog gets to know a young protester. Together they radicalize. One day they're separated and she goes to jail. When she gets out years later and finds out that the dog kept going to protests and got famous, she finds new courage.