Part of

80 minutes


Explore worlds where only animation can go.


Laundromat, Dir. Madeleine Sayers

UK, 2018, 6 mins.
A look into an ordinary Laundromat as it changes throughout the day.


Lotte That Silhouette Girl Dir. Carla Patullo & Elizabeth Beecher

USA, 2018, 10 mins.
Long before Disney and the other animation giants, Lotte Reiniger ignited the screen with shadows, light, and a pair of magical scissors.


Two Balloons, Dir. Mark C. Smith

USA, 2017, 9 mins.
Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion.


Re-Gifted, Dir. Eaza Shukla

USA, 2018, 2 mins.
A decorative object gets stuck in the cycle of re-gifting.


The Baths, Dir. Grace Lee

UK, 2018, 3 mins.
As night descends on an ageing bath house, its occupants face an unnatural intrusion that begins to disturb their comfortable and familiar routines.


Oh God, Dir. Betina Bozek

Poland, 2018, 4 mins. 
With a lack of willingness to take any action, these characters are passive and indifferent, unable to create their own reality.


Your Mother Is A Thief, Dir. Marie-Josee Saint-Pierre
Ta mère est une voleuse!

Canada, 2018, 11 mins.
An exploration of the psychological violence of parental alienation.


Room, Dir. Michal Socha

Poland, 2017, 6 mins.
A room with no way out and a bearded head stuck inside.


The Other, Dir. Marta Magnuska

Poland, 2018, 5 mins. 
While waiting for the arrival of the mysterious newcomer, the initial excitement of the crowd turns into anxiety.


Mr. Deer, Dir. Mojtaba Mousavi

Iran, 2018, 9 mins.
In an unknown time people with animal faces have forgotten their humanity.


Red Dress. No straps, Dir. Maryam Mohajer

UK, 2018, 8 mins.
1985. Tehran. Iran-Iraq war. An ordinary evening at the grandparents’.



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