Animation III

Machine

Sunit Parekh-Gaihede, Animation, 19’, Denmark, 2014

A couple struggles to cope with the death of their young son, while living in the midst of reconstruction in a small village by the sea.

Tranche de campagne

Hannah Letaif, Animation, 6’, France, 2015

A family of animals prepares to enjoy a picnic that is supposed to top off a fantastic day in the country. Close by, a human grazes. And the picnic will be less placid than is seemed.

Splintertime

Rosto, Animation, 11’, France, 2014

“Zip up and let’s dance to the sound of breaking glass.” A band of sleepy spirits in an ambulance runs out of road. The third in a series of musical films featuring Thee Wreckers.

Loop ring chop drink

Nicolas Ménard, Animation ,11’, France, 2014

The mundane story of a heartbroken man, an online gambling addict, an alcoholic kleptomaniac and an anxious loner living in the same apartment building.

Dans les eaux profondes

Sarah Van Den Boom, Animation, 12’, France, 2015

Three characters have a secret and intimate experience in common, which seems to have a strong impact on their life…

Colocataires

Delphine Priet-Mahéo, Animation, 12’, France, 2015

Camille lives alone. The alarm clock, the meals of her cat and the sound of the cash register of the supermarket, order her everyday life. But one day, a man discreetly slips inside her house and starts living in her home while she works. Slowly, he’s going to shake up her bearings to get her out of herself.

Thirty Masks

Martine Frossard, Animación,1’, Canadá, 2015

An experimental short film about a woman’s illusive search for identity.

Way out

Yukai Du, Animació, 3’, Chine, 2015

‘Way out’, inspired by ‘Alone Together’ by Sherry Turkle, is a reflection of modern life in this digital age. The exaggerated contrast between emotionless citizens and characterized phones reveals our over-dependence on virtual communication. A dramatic and extreme consequence shows a negative attitude, for which no one can escape the trend of technology that originally comes from the endless appetence of human beings.