International Program #2 (2019)
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!
A Picasso-esque joie-de-vie screen-burst of glorious pin-screen animation.
|Long Meg And Her Daughters
In a strange, faraway land Long Meg contemplates nature and all its wondrous mutations and oddities.
United StatesRuntime: 3:28
|Back And Forth
A restrained, beautifully understated visual essay on the dance of everyday life.
Somewhere deep in the centre lies the quietly relentless power supply that keeps us all going.
It all started with a power outage at a psychiatric clinic....
|Squaring The Circle
A gorgeously rendered semi-abstract story tracing the links between the chaos and evolving routine.
The existential poetry of a unique ecosystem can only be maintained if everybody plays their role.
A stunning, birds-eye view of a self-animating planet.
Isn't all love at least just a little mad?
A darkly comic reminder that life really is just driving in circles until your particular record comes to a stop.
United StatesRuntime: 6:56
On a remote island sometime in the future, the people and their robot birds are preparing for an important mission.
Jacky De Groen
An eerily evocative moment in the life of a young man who finds himself on the threshold of an initiation.
Have you considered food as a choice rather than a requirement? One of the most awarded films on the circuit this year.