Kinotrip’s Best of the World, 15+

Length: 69′

Together with members of the Kinotrip Film Club, who help put together Season 8 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.

A World in Chaos

Directed by: David C. Crisp
Short synopsis:

A series of insights into the meaning of life and the moral concerns of humans told through a selection of animals in their natural habitats re-enacting unfortunate everyday situations and highlighting the absurd nature and preposterous consequences of ethics, emotion, behavior and the very concept of humankind on Planet Earth.

Whatman

Directed by: Nika Zinoneva
Short synopsis:

A retreat from any kind of civic engagement. Whatman is a guy who doesn't want to read, see or, if possible, be bothered with anything anymore. He just wants to live inside his safe house.

Sasha

Directed by: Serghei Chiviriga
Short synopsis:

Confused by the whole world and its own body, a teenage snail is forced to discover in a strange way the truth about its sexual identity by confronting its other half.

Vrt srca / A szív kertje / The Garden of Heart

Directed by: Olivér Hegyi
Short synopsis:

Dániel Juhász, a young aspiring painter with low self-esteem, is in his last round of interviews at the painting department of the Academy of Fine Arts. While waiting for his interview, his demons appear to him in the form of garden pests.

Gibanje / Mouvement, sur le toit de la ville béton / Movement

Directed by: Valentine Moser
Short synopsis:

They have a job that suits them, appreciate their colleagues and the simple things around them, yet they no longer enjoy anything, constantly being pushed around by a society that demands more.

Poletje ’96 / Été 96 / Summer 96

Directed by: Mathilde Bédouet
Short synopsis:

The eternal “August 15 picnic” on Callot Island. But this year, Paul, his family and their friends find themselves trapped by the tide. Paul, upset, stuck between the world of adults and that of children, becomes aware of his individuality.

Ime mi je Edgar in imam kravo / Jmenuju se Edgar a mam kravu / My Name Is Edgar and I Have a Cow

Directed by: Filip Diviak
Short synopsis:

Edgar’s ordinary life is disrupted by a newborn calf he sees on a tourist trip to a slaughterhouse.

Kinotrip’s Best of the World, 15+

Length: 69′

Together with members of the Kinotrip Film Club, who help put together Season 8 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.

A World in Chaos

Directed by: David C. Crisp
Short synopsis:

A series of insights into the meaning of life and the moral concerns of humans told through a selection of animals in their natural habitats re-enacting unfortunate everyday situations and highlighting the absurd nature and preposterous consequences of ethics, emotion, behavior and the very concept of humankind on Planet Earth.

Whatman

Directed by: Nika Zinoneva
Short synopsis:

A retreat from any kind of civic engagement. Whatman is a guy who doesn't want to read, see or, if possible, be bothered with anything anymore. He just wants to live inside his safe house.

Sasha

Directed by: Serghei Chiviriga
Short synopsis:

Confused by the whole world and its own body, a teenage snail is forced to discover in a strange way the truth about its sexual identity by confronting its other half.

Short synopsis:

Dániel Juhász, a young aspiring painter with low self-esteem, is in his last round of interviews at the painting department of the Academy of Fine Arts. While waiting for his interview, his demons appear to him in the form of garden pests.

Short synopsis:

They have a job that suits them, appreciate their colleagues and the simple things around them, yet they no longer enjoy anything, constantly being pushed around by a society that demands more.

Poletje ’96 / Été 96 / Summer 96

Directed by: Mathilde Bédouet
Short synopsis:

The eternal “August 15 picnic” on Callot Island. But this year, Paul, his family and their friends find themselves trapped by the tide. Paul, upset, stuck between the world of adults and that of children, becomes aware of his individuality.

Short synopsis:

Edgar’s ordinary life is disrupted by a newborn calf he sees on a tourist trip to a slaughterhouse.