Length: 81′

Animated documentaries are a genre that has been growing in popularity for years now, with filmmakers and spectators alike. For filmmakers, this is a chance to show or conceal things that are easier to show or conceal than in a conventional documentary. For spectators, it is a chance to delve into intriguing stories that no conventional documentary can convey. A win-win genre.

Tufo

Directed by: Victoria Musci
Short synopsis:

Tufo is the true story of Ignazio Cutrò and his family, who were threatened by the mafia and isolated by their friends and community because they chose to speak out. The family had to decide whether to leave Sicily or stay to fight for their rights and their dignity.

Ljubezen do glasbe / A Taste For Music

Directed by: Jordan Antonowicz-Behnan
Short synopsis:

Living with a sick loved one can have benefits and problems. A self-reflected documentary inspired by the memories and the record collection of the director's father.

Bil bi muzikant / Byl bych muzikantem / I Would Be a Musician

Directed by: Dita Stuchlíková
Short synopsis:

The story of a miner and his daughter set against a backdrop of a catastrophic event at the Paskov mine in 1970. The film is created using absolute animation and drawn by hand using charcoal and crayons.

Da bi obupali, ni prišlo v poštev / Aufgeben kam nicht in Frage / Giving Up Was Not an Option

Directed by: Zeynep Sıla Demircioğlu
Short synopsis:

Fatima follows her heart, gets married and comes to Germany. Her happy home quickly turns into a nightmare. She leaves home with her small son. But her ex-husband makes a devastating plan. She has to fight him with her allies from the women's shelter.

Two One Two

Directed by: Shira Avni
Short synopsis:

A deeply intimate, handcrafted experimental animated documentary exploring neurodiversity, the loving bond between mother and child, and the process of (un)becoming a two-headed monster.

Začarani krog / 恶性循环 / Vicious Circle

Directed by: Tianyun Lyu
Short synopsis:

An experimental documentary animation about my relationship with my mother based on a recorded conversation between me and my grandmother. My grandmother's lack of love for my mother resulted in my mother’s exerting extreme control over me. This vicious cycle was a result of actions brought about by the family between three generations.

Design & Transformation: Ton

Directed by: Barbora Halířová
Short synopsis:

In Bystřice, wood for furniture has been bent since 1861 and every chair made goes through many pairs of hands before it reaches the arms of a satisfied owner, where it often lasts for generations.

The Meatseller

Directed by: Margherita Giusti
Short synopsis:

The Meatseller is the true story of Selinna Ajamikoko, a young Nigerian woman who dreams to become a meatseller like her mom. In order to achieve her dream, she begins her voyage towards Italy, an experience full of atrocity and bestiality.

Animated Documentaries I

Length: 81′

Animated documentaries are a genre that has been growing in popularity for years now, with filmmakers and spectators alike. For filmmakers, this is a chance to show or conceal things that are easier to show or conceal than in a conventional documentary. For spectators, it is a chance to delve into intriguing stories that no conventional documentary can convey. A win-win genre.

Tufo

Directed by: Victoria Musci
Short synopsis:

Tufo is the true story of Ignazio Cutrò and his family, who were threatened by the mafia and isolated by their friends and community because they chose to speak out. The family had to decide whether to leave Sicily or stay to fight for their rights and their dignity.

Ljubezen do glasbe / A Taste For Music

Directed by: Jordan Antonowicz-Behnan
Short synopsis:

Living with a sick loved one can have benefits and problems. A self-reflected documentary inspired by the memories and the record collection of the director's father.

Short synopsis:

The story of a miner and his daughter set against a backdrop of a catastrophic event at the Paskov mine in 1970. The film is created using absolute animation and drawn by hand using charcoal and crayons.

Short synopsis:

Fatima follows her heart, gets married and comes to Germany. Her happy home quickly turns into a nightmare. She leaves home with her small son. But her ex-husband makes a devastating plan. She has to fight him with her allies from the women's shelter.

Two One Two

Directed by: Shira Avni
Short synopsis:

A deeply intimate, handcrafted experimental animated documentary exploring neurodiversity, the loving bond between mother and child, and the process of (un)becoming a two-headed monster.

Short synopsis:

An experimental documentary animation about my relationship with my mother based on a recorded conversation between me and my grandmother. My grandmother's lack of love for my mother resulted in my mother’s exerting extreme control over me. This vicious cycle was a result of actions brought about by the family between three generations.

Design & Transformation: Ton

Directed by: Barbora Halířová
Short synopsis:

In Bystřice, wood for furniture has been bent since 1861 and every chair made goes through many pairs of hands before it reaches the arms of a satisfied owner, where it often lasts for generations.

The Meatseller

Directed by: Margherita Giusti
Short synopsis:

The Meatseller is the true story of Selinna Ajamikoko, a young Nigerian woman who dreams to become a meatseller like her mom. In order to achieve her dream, she begins her voyage towards Italy, an experience full of atrocity and bestiality.