ANIMATIONS I

AU REVOIR BALTHAZAR
Rafael Sommerhalder
Switzerland 2017, 10 min, no dialogue

A scare crow, a storm, a broken leg. The resonant sound of a sea shell. Leaving forever.

 

BENE’S HORIZON
Jumi Yoon & Eloic Gimenez
France 2016, 13 min, no dialogue

In the African rainforest, Bene is a child who survives under the rule of bloodthirsty hunters. But one day, after he meets a baby gorilla, it becomes his turn to be hunted.

 

A CITY OF RUST
Omar El Araby
Netherlands 2016, 13 min, English

A scientist tries to convince the City of Rust inhabitants to stop the reckless use of the mountain’s resources. The Mountain, he states, holds the energy that is the source of their life. When his recommendations are ignored and the ‚Rustonians‘ have to face the consequences of their indifference, they turn to him for help…

 

THE PINE TREE VILLA
Jan Koester
Germany 2016, 13 min, German, English subtitles

Lion and Bird break into an uninhabited villa to find out about the reason why it is not aging. Immediately they feel the power that keeps the villa alive.

 

A VIRTUAL CULTIVATION
Uwe Brunner
Austria 2017, 9 min, no dialogue

The animation short film „A Virtual Cultivation“ addresses the notion of a process-orientated perception of space and possible ways of depicting it. This cinematic and artistic investigation into space is based on the wonderful nature illustrations by Ernst Haeckel that were published in the famous book „Art forms in nature“, in 1904.