Award Nominations 2021

Best Animated Competition

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Annah la Javanaise

(Annah la Javanaise)

Dir. Fatimah Tobing Rony

6' • Indonesia • 2020

In 1893, a 13-year-old girl came to work for French painter Paul Gauguin as his maid and model. They called her Annah la Javanaise. This is a reimagining of her story.

*SCREENING SELECTION 2021*

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Wild Eyes

Dir. Nina Prange

6' • Germany • 2019

With a classic look and experimental perspectives, "Wild Eyes" takes us into the dark world of the blind girl Kitana. Through her eyes, we can see again and understand how big the sacrifice was. A 2d animated short about friendship and guilt.

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Bolero Station

Dir. Rolf Brönnimann

10' • Switzerland • 2018

The signalman lives on one side of the tracks, the saleswoman on the other. They see each other every day, but it’s not till death comes knocking that they both seize their chance to be together. They do it properly – and it’s enough for a lifetime.

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Yuluu

Dir. Fatima Kried

3' • United Kingdom • 2021

Through a beautifully stripped back animation style, Yuluu looks back at the story of a young woman stranded in Beirut during the abrupt start of the 2006 war.

*SCREENING SELECTION 2021*

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Snow Shelter

(Sniego pastogė)

Dir. Robertas Nevecka

16' • Lithuania • 2020

Frigid winter in a war-devastated, present-day city. Several years have passed since the destruction, and the city is slowly rebuilding. A thirty-year-old guy is living as a squatter in an apartment with a group of strangers. He struggles to survive and also to find a little more comfort in this rough setting. One night he nearly burns the flat down, hoping for a warmer sleep. His roommates start hating him, so the guy has to find another shelter.