Animavì - International Film Festival of Poetic Animation

Selections2019-05-27T09:52:29+00:00

SELECTED ANIMATIONS
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2019

PINING
Caibei CAI

United Kingdom

Pining is using itchy as a metaphor to describe an unobtainable feeling that you couldn’t reach a person.

(FOOL TIME) JOB
Gilles CUVELIER

France

Pedro has found a new job.

A kind of strange one, but these days, he can’t afford to be fussy. It’s a real chance!

Anyway, he’s never been the kind of getting cold feet…

AUGUR
David DOUTEL, Vasco SÁ

Portugal, France

A harsh winter freezes the surface of a river, close to a house where two cousins live. Immersed in the cold wind that rises that day, the rudeness of their relationship grows, reaching its limit.

CYCLOPE
Marine DUCHET

France

A door opens onto a world, haunted by flying fishes, buried chimaeras and deep fancies.

SOMBRYUK
Polina FEDOROVA

Russia (Biryuk)

Animation film is based on the Ural folklore. This is a story about a naughty girl who decided to be obedient before bedtime.

MACONDO
Zilai FENG

USA

A boy in a train passes by a lonely house. A boy in the house sees the train pass. For a moment, they are connected.

MELANCHOLY
Jacinthe FOLON

Belgium

The weather is getting bad in a little house in Brussels…

MISSING
Lucía GAJÁ, Emilio RAMOS

Mexico

Allegory about the forced disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, México in September 2014; “they buried us, but they didn’t know we were seeds”.

MY FATHER’S ROOM
Nari JANG

South Korea

She was abused by her father during childhood. Since he left, the pain and anger had begun to fade. One day, unexpectedly, she was struck by a revelation about her father’s life that cast her feelings about him into confusion.

JOINT-TENANTS
Delphine PRIEST-MAHÉO

France

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.

ENTRE CHIEN ET LOUP
Reza RIAHI

France

Sohrab, a young soldier, finds himself face-to-face with his fellow citizens during a demonstration.

THE BATTLE OF SAN ROMANO
Georges SCHWIZGEBEL

Switzerland

A movment within a painting, wich begins with the savagery of a battle and comes to a halt in a rendition of a masterpiece of the  15th Century by Paolo Uccello.

YELLOW
Ivana SEBESTOVA

Slovakia

The short film is built on the animation game, visual associations, the magic of classical music and symbolism of colours: yellow as pleasure and violet as sorrow. It is a story of an opera singer which is scared of everything yellow, sunny and spontaneous and separates herself from the world to be able to devote to profession. She hides herself in sad and violet shadows. Boundaries of neatly structured world make her feel safe. But this kind of life destroys not only herself but also her music. At the peak of career, she finally opens to her life and finds happiness.

LOVE HE SAID
Inés SEDAN

France

1973, San Francisco. Charles Bukowski, underground poet and punk ahead of his time, reads his poem LOVE in front of a wild audience who came to listen to the trash poet’s provocations. But that day, instead of the punk, they found a broken man hungry for love.

GUILT
Reda TOMINGAS

Lithuania

A fox wishes to cut herself off from the rest of the world. In the isolation, she’s tortured by a presence, the personification of her sense of guilt. But it’s not easy for her to find solitude and lose herself to the inner ghosts, as the outside world keeps knocking at the door with noises and images. The young fox must therefore decide whether to lose herself to her solipsistic madness or accept the path to reconciliation.

EMBRACED
Justine VUYLSTEKER

France

Standing still in front of the open window, a woman stares at the dark clouds that obscure the sky.

Immobile, she fights against the remembrances of the past.

In the clouds, a passionate embrace appears.

SCUOLA DEL LIBRO DI URBINO COMPETITION 2019

Alice Bartolini

Giorgia Basili

Samuele Canestrari

Omar Cheikh

Davide Forò

Mariachiara Peruzzini

Aurora Rovere

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