International Program #2

The International Programs are the backbone of the whole AIAF mission. Your up-to-date snapshot of the world's independent animation scene. The freshest new shorts taken from the 4,000+ films competing for your love. There's every style, every technique, every genre. Drawn from a global call for entries, they are a set of headlights illuminating the current state of the international indie and auteur animation scene worldwide. Be the first to experience these beautiful films on the big screen!

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Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (15+)
The Ogre The Ogre
Laurene Braibant
A gentle, insecure giant tries to mask his true self behind a facade of consumption but one day a banquet shatters the veneer.
Country: France
Runtime: 9:41
Year: 2016
The Battle Of San Romano The Battle Of San Romano
Georges Schwizgebel
Schwizgebel brings his magic to this animated adaptation of the Paolo Uccello triptych depicting an infamous 15th century battle outside Naples.
Country: Switzerland
Runtime: 2:26
Year: 2017
Nothing Happens Nothing Happens
Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
On the cold outskirts of town, something is about to happen. In our own way we are all waiting for something to happen.
Country: Denmark
Runtime: 11:46
Year: 2017
Moczarkski's Case Moczarkski's Case
Tomasz Siwinski
In post WW2 Poland, Kazimierz Moczarkski is jailed with the SS officer he tried to assassinate - both enemies of the new state.
Country: Poland
Runtime: 5:15
Year: 2016
Room Room
Michal Socha
A captive mind attempts to break free of the confines of a dungeon of its own making into the colourful void of open space.
Country: Poland
Runtime: 6:00
Year: 2017
Below Below
Olga Makarchuk
Below every surface is another world with its own rules, rulers and inhabitants all looking to find their way and to understand.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 8:00
Year: 2017
Cubed Cubed
Kane Grose
A cup of tea, a quick spin of the head and perhaps you will solve the puzzle.
Country: Singapore
Runtime: 3:55
Year: 2017
Little Star Little Star
Etienne Baillieu
The truth is out there somewhere. Looking for it is probably a worthy start but everybody lives within a different version.
Country: France
Runtime: 4:05
Year: 2017
Chromosome Sweetheart Chromosome Sweetheart
Honami Yano
Breaking up. The turmoil of the split, the magnetic pull of reconciliation, the chance to explore a new life.
Country: Japan
Runtime: 4:54
Year: 2017
Infinity Hotel Infinity Hotel
Neely Goniodsky
You may stay as long as you wish but every time a new guest arrives, everybody must move along one to the next room.
Country: Canada
Runtime: 3:51
Year: 2017
Ugly Ugly
Nikita Diakur
An astonishing deep-dive into a stunning post-beauty world that could only be created by harnessing the power of CG animation.
Country: Germany
Runtime: 11:54
Year: 2017