Enough with all that live action

24. April 19:00h until 21:00h at Kino 2

How threatening can a pudding be? Why does a crocodile swing on the playground? And how many cigarettes does a bear smoke a day? Shimmering characters, dreamy realities and unexpected encounters – our shortlist “enough with all that live action” honors animated film and its fluidity.

A Film About a Pudding

A Film About a Pudding

After a small mishap, Ronin finds out in an undesirably sweet way that ignoring problems and to-do’s doesn’t make them smaller. On the contrary, they grow and grow and grow…

United Kingdom | 2021 | Animated Film | 9 Min. | Without Dialogue

After a small mishap, Ronin finds out in an undesirably sweet way that ignoring problems and to-do’s doesn’t make them smaller. On the contrary, they grow and grow and grow…

United Kingdom | 2021 | Animated Film | 9 Min. | Without Dialogue
Director:
Roel Van Beek
Screenplay:
Julie Nørgaard Bonde Jensen
Camera:
Sonja Huttunen
Film school:
National Film and Television School
Production designer:
Burrows Freddie

König
[King]

König

To finance his drug and gambling addiction, Sebastian toils like a bear on the construction site. Gambling brings him quick luck, but also suffering in his life. A short documentary between high scores and failure.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | German (English Subtitles)

To finance his drug and gambling addiction, Sebastian toils like a bear on the construction site. Gambling brings him quick luck, but also suffering in his life. A short documentary between high scores and failure.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Directors:
Alexander Conrads, Emily Ufken
Animation:
Emily Ufken
Editing:
Alexander Conrads
Music:
Simon Conrads
Content Warning:
gambling addiction, substance abuse, mentions of suicide

Wie ein so lästiger Regen schweigen kann
[How such an annoying drizzle can be silent]

Wie ein so lästiger Regen schweigen kann

At the age of eleven, Otto Dov Kulka survived the death march from Auschwitz to Groß-Rosen. Nineteen years later, he testifies in a trial that confronts the German people with their past and gives voice to the silenced. A historic audio recording illustrated in a minimalistic collage.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | German (English Subtitles)

At the age of eleven, Otto Dov Kulka survived the death march from Auschwitz to Groß-Rosen. Nineteen years later, he testifies in a trial that confronts the German people with their past and gives voice to the silenced. A historic audio recording illustrated in a minimalistic collage.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | German (English Subtitles)
Director:
Jakob Werner
Animation:
Jakob Werner
Sound designer:
Amparo Battaglia Lopez
Content Warning:
shoah

Noir-Soleil

Noir-Soleil

A father and his estranged daughter meet unexpectedly on their way to Naples to identify a corpse via DNA-test. In the shade of the Italian summer, the two get to know each other again and dive together into the memories of an unprocessed past.

France | 2021 | Animated Film | 20 Min. | French, English, Italian (English Subtitles)

A father and his estranged daughter meet unexpectedly on their way to Naples to identify a corpse via DNA-test. In the shade of the Italian summer, the two get to know each other again and dive together into the memories of an unprocessed past.

France | 2021 | Animated Film | 20 Min. | French, English, Italian (English Subtitles)
Director:
Marie Larrivé
Editing:
Vincent Tricon
Music:
Pierre Oberkampf, Maël Oudin
Sound designer:
Pierre Oberkampf
Content Warning:
mentions of suicide

Metal Dreams

Metal Dreams

In this parallel universe, the focus is not on people, animals or plants, but on nails. In their reality, they try to imitate objects and living beings of our world. An allusion of our digital environment in the form of a hypnotic sound scape.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 3 Min. | Without Dialogue

In this parallel universe, the focus is not on people, animals or plants, but on nails. In their reality, they try to imitate objects and living beings of our world. An allusion of our digital environment in the form of a hypnotic sound scape.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 3 Min. | Without Dialogue
Director:
Viacheslav Romanov
Animation:
Viacheslav Romanov
Sound designer:
Lasse Bornträger
Film school:
Hochschule Für Künste Bremen (Class “Trick Der Sterne” By Prof. Kati Barath, Ulrike Isenberg)

Gare aux Coquins
[Naughty Spot]

Gare aux Coquins

Tonio scours not only the Corsica landscape, but also his dating app. Here he meets the “Oracle”, who lets him in on the island’s cruising scene. With skilfully used animation and slow narration, Tonio discovers the unknown corners of the island.

France | 2021 | Short Film | 20 Min. | French (English Subtitles)

Tonio scours not only the Corsica landscape, but also his dating app. Here he meets the “Oracle”, who lets him in on the island’s cruising scene. With skilfully used animation and slow narration, Tonio discovers the unknown corners of the island.

France | 2021 | Short Film | 20 Min. | French (English Subtitles)
Director:
Jean Costa
Producers:
Juliette Arradon, Myriam Martou, Colomba Sansonetti
Screenplay:
Jean Costa
Animation:
Thomas Ducastel
Cast:
Jean Costa, Christian Ruspini
Cinematographer:
Alexandra De Saint Blanquat
Editing:
Tomas Cali
Music:
Santiago Dolan
Sound designer:
Andria Vivarelli
Sound mixer:
Secco Edson

Das Verhalten des Tiers
[Animal Behavior]

Das Verhalten des Tiers

The apparent tranquility of a mouse’s home is abruptly destroyed. The mouse has to fight for its life in roaring floods. But who is watching the mouse and who is watching the observers? In minimalist black and white shading a multidimensional reality is created in which things are not as they seem.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | Without Dialogue

The apparent tranquility of a mouse’s home is abruptly destroyed. The mouse has to fight for its life in roaring floods. But who is watching the mouse and who is watching the observers? In minimalist black and white shading a multidimensional reality is created in which things are not as they seem.

Germany | 2021 | Animated Film | 5 Min. | Without Dialogue
Director:
Yiying Gao
Animation:
Yiying Gao
Sound designer:
Shikai Tao
Art director:
Yiying Gao

Slouch

Slouch

The amateur musician Slouch already sees himself on the big stage but plays in front of empty clubs instead. Driven by ambition, sensationalism, and his musically gifted demon Nuffti, he neglects his girlfriend and drifts further and further into a spiral of excess.

Germany | 2022 | Animated Film | 18 Min. | English

The amateur musician Slouch already sees himself on the big stage but plays in front of empty clubs instead. Driven by ambition, sensationalism, and his musically gifted demon Nuffti, he neglects his girlfriend and drifts further and further into a spiral of excess.

Germany | 2022 | Animated Film | 18 Min. | English
Director:
Michael Bohnenstingl
Producer:
Linda Krauss
Animation:
Michael Bohnenstingl
Author:
Michael Bohnenstingl
Cast:
Michael Bohnenstingl, Bobby Conn, Ellie Goffe, Grant Masters
Music:
Michael Bohnenstingl
Sound designer:
Perschya Cherharhzi, Stefan Erschig
Sound mixer:
Perschya Cherharhzi, Stefan Erschig
Film school:
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Art director:
Julia Skala

Ach So

Ach So

A dream scenario somewhere between psychedelic images, humorous absurdity, and harsh social criticism. Closer to reality than the first glance would suggest: The club is closed, the ambulance doesn’t come, and so you walk through the city with your inner monsters.

Germany, Ukraine | 2022 | Animated Film | 3 Min. | Ukrainian, English, German (English Subtitles)

A dream scenario somewhere between psychedelic images, humorous absurdity, and harsh social criticism. Closer to reality than the first glance would suggest: The club is closed, the ambulance doesn’t come, and so you walk through the city with your inner monsters.

Germany, Ukraine | 2022 | Animated Film | 3 Min. | Ukrainian, English, German (English Subtitles)
Director:
Polina Piddubna
Animation:
Sofia Leliukh, Polina Piddubna
Sound designer:
Danylo Okulov

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