Student Competition 1
Thursday 01/12/2022 15:00 - 17:00, Friday 02/12/2022 03:00 - 05:00
Total Duration: 1:47:18
- Swallow Flying to the South 17:38 United States 2022
Directed: Mochi Lin Screenplay: Mochi Lin Production: Mochi Lin Dialogue Language: Mandarin Chinese
Spring 1976, 5-year-old Swallow is abandoned at a public boarding preschool in central Beijing. When the persimmons are ripe, Swallow masters how to cry, but doesn't forget how to fly.
- The root of one / a raiz de um 06:16 Brazil 2021
Directed: Pedro Henrique Lima Screenplay: Pedro Henrique Lima Production: Felipe Berardo Dialogue Language: Portuguese
The search of someone for the coefficient of their own feelings while facing a deep lethargy brought by routine. School, bonds, relationships. Everything erodes. The world becomes even more confusing and harrowing in its maturing process.
- Wetsitales : How the Moon and the Stars Came To Be 02:11 Philippines 2022
Directed: Jade Dandan Evangelista Screenplay: Nina Dandan Evangelista Production: Nina Dandan Evangelista Dialogue Language: English
A lady lost her finest jewelry only to find it up the night sky. A Bukidnon Folk Tale from the Philippines.
- Adigo 06:42 Hungary 2022
Directed: Dóra Csóka Screenplay: Dóra Csóka Production: Melinda Kiss
On one rough day in winter a hunter killed a roe. As it turned out she had a fawn. With this the hunter rushed the fawn into danger. The fawn followed the hunter carrying its mother almost until home, however they lose each other in the snowstorm. At home the family of the hunter is happy for the meat because they don’t have to starve anymore. Despite this the hunter feels guilt for the fawn until the end of his life, because the phantom of the fawn follows him every step of the way. Only his death gives him peace.
- Curiosa 09:30 United Kingdom 2022
Directed: Tessa Moult-Milewska Screenplay: Tessa Moult-Milewska, Matthew Dicky Dialogue Language: English
Curiosa tells the story of overly curious Mary, who visits her boyfriend's flat for the first time, just to discover it’s been stripped bare of all personal belongings. After being denied an explanation, she climbs into his head.
- Filthy Pablo / Mugroso 02:37 Argentina 2021
Directed: Santiago Iurissevich Screenplay: Santiago Iurissevich Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
The deadline is almost here and Pablo can't find his missing pen among the filth in his room.
- Kite 03:07 Turkey 2022
Directed: Ahmet Devrim Güren Screenplay: Nilsu Bayer Production: Fethi Kaba
A single father living with his daughter has lost his connection to both life and his daughter. Despite her father not paying attention to her, the little girl tries to convince her dad to fly her kite together.
- Rotsethornet 03:00 Czech Republic 2021
Directed: Karolina Pravdova Screenplay: Karolina Pravdovva Production: Lukas Gregor
The author's film Rotsethornet describes the joint ascent of a pair of heroes to the Norwegian mountain of the same name. The theme of the film is not only the adventure associated with overcoming oneself but also the capture of both characters and the way in which man and woman communicate with each other.
- A bone to pick with 03:38 Slovenia 2022
Directed: Nika Karner Screenplay: Nika Karner Production: University of Nova Gorica School of Arts Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
What will Lan do while his world is slowly falling apart?
- White, Black and True Love / Bela, črna in prava ljubezen 05:07 Slovenia 2021
Directed: Anja Paternoster Screenplay: Anja Paternoster Production: University of Nova Gorica School of Arts, Boštjan Potokar, Rok Govednik Dialogue Language: No Dialogue
Not every love story is the same. Some are tragic others stunning. But there is always hope even when the movie ends.
- O'o: The Last Voice of Kauai 04:16 United States 2022
Directed: Hanah Cincotta Screenplay: Hanah Cincotta Production: Hanah Cincotta Dialogue Language: English
O'o: The Last Voice of Kauai is an environmental film about human-caused extinction featuring a bird known as the Kauaʻi ʻōʻō, which was once endemic to the Hawaiian island of Kaua'i.
- Fill3 03:21 Germany 2022
Directed: Anne Lucas Production: HAW Hamburg University Dialogue Language: English
Inspired by my job on the assembly line of a factory, Fill3 depicts a production process. The film begins with a stereotypical factory setting that evolves into an an increasingly strange production system.
- Malevolence 03:26 United Kingdom 2022
Directed: Eugenia Hamilton Screenplay: Eugenia Hamilton Dialogue Language: English
Navigate the club scene through the lens of a predatory man's mouth. A social commentary on the sexulisation of the nightclub industry and an anti-spiking film.
- Reflection / Tükörkép 03:24 Hungary 2021
Directed: Králl Kevin Production: Petra Vasas, Králl Kevin Dialogue Language: English, Hungarian
By dawn on the 2nd of August 1944, the last of the 3000 remaining Romani prisoners in Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp were executed. In the day of a destruction, we follow an invisible human figure through the snowfall, out of a concentration camp. With the help of a matchstick and matchbox in her hands start searching herself, her past, her culture, and identity among this massacre. The film made using classic paper-cut out and painted animation techniques, on 2nd August 2021, in memory of the lives lost.
- Song of the Mermaid 04:20 United States 2022
Directed: June Hyunjung Isshiki Screenplay: June Hyunjung Isshiki Production: June Hyunjung Isshiki Dialogue Language: English
A little girl happens upon a lake where she is surprised to find the mother and child mermaids. It takes her on a personal journey about her grief and hope.
- SoulMate 03:31 Cuba 2022
International Student Short Animation - Audience Award
Directed: Irma Beatriz Peniche Silva Screenplay: Irma Beatriz Peniche Silva
The Soul Mate of a peculiar kid is a fish that lives on top of his head. The kid will discover that playing feeds his Soul, while studying enriches it. As he grows old, he´ll have to find the balance between the two elements, because play and work are equally necessary. Is a lesson for children not to forget and for adults to remember.
- Friendly Fire 06:14 Israel 2022
Directed: Tom Koryto Blumen Screenplay: Tom Koryto Blumen Production: Tom Koryto Blumen Dialogue Language: Hebrew
A friendly soccer game between an Israeli soldier and a Palestinian boy that takes place on the West Bank barrier starts to escalate into an uneven battle. The film was painted frame by frame on the wall and become part of the ongoing conflict by staining the wall with over a hundred liters of paint.
- My Garden / Ο Κήπος μου 17:00 Greece 2022
Directed: Eleni Filiou Screenplay: Eleni Filiou Animation: Eleni Filiou Music: Christos Tsaparas Production: University of West Attica
The love and self-sacrifice that a human relationship needs, is paralleled to the care that a garden needs in order to flourish.