International Program #3 (2017)

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!

Featured in AIAF2017
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (M)
All the World's A Stage
Hannes Rall

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women upon it merely players. Who was it that said that?

Runtime: 1:41
Year: 2015
Daniel Barany

A slippery raucously delicious deep-dive into the middle of a wild party.

Runtime: 4:08
Year: 2015
Yyhely Halvin

A mysterious bowl of soup - just another brick in the wall or portal to a different dimension.

Runtime: 5:50
Year: 2016
How Long, Not Long
Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot

Promises made remain yet to be honoured. How long do we need to wait? The problems change, the solutions don't.

Runtime: 5:32
Year: 2016
Chien-An Chou

On a distant planet, a solitary explorer faces his toughest day.

Runtime: 5:55
Year: 2016
Lalita Brunner

In the search for simple solitude, nothing beats immersion.

Runtime: 3:14
Year: 2016
Jakob Schmidt

No one on this planet was able to give him an answer. And if it was one thing the king lacked it was god-damned patience!

Runtime: 6:22
Year: 2016
Shunsaku Hayashi

A bizarre rail journey destined for the other side suddenly jumps the tracks.

Runtime: 9:37
Year: 2016
Suspended Figures
Maeva Jacques

A day in the life of a mutant aerobics class.

Runtime: 3:12
Year: 2016
Ana Perez Lopez

We have no bananas, we have no bananas today. The true story behind a banana famine and the song it inspired.

Runtime: 3:44
Year: 2016
The Grey Hound
Josh Saunders

A battle of wits - sometimes affectionate, sometimes veering towards the violent - between dog and owner.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 4:42
Year: 2016
Lemon Tree
Joana Silva

A haunted room, a mysterious raven and a lemon tree backdrop a strange and disjointed life story.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 4:40
Year: 2016
The Walker
Thibault Chollet

A dark city, a lonely walker and a rogue shadow that bends all the rules.

Runtime: 5:50
Year: 2016
Bird Flu
Priit Tender

Banished from paradise and in a world where the birds are disappearing, a desperate penguin resorts to the solace of cider.

Runtime: 9:40
Year: 2016