International Program #3 (2009)

The backbone of the annual AIAF mission! With almost 100 films from more than two dozen countries, these three programs are your big picture view of the international animation scene.

Featured in AIAF2009
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Restricted (R 18+)
Copy City
Denise Hauser

Two worlds come together in a hyper-real collage of day-to-day life.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 4:36
Year: 2008
ECT: The Story Of Two Women
Laura Piraino

A personal documentary about two women with clinical depression who 'return' to the lives they love after positive experiences with ECT treatment.

United States
Runtime: 5:21
Year: 2008
Strange Meeting
Mike Stephenson

A raw, hand-drawn animation interpreting the war poem by Wilfred Owen.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:22
Year: 2008
Fooding Or Not Fooding
Youlia Rainous

Edible kaleidoscopes unfold rhythmically at breakneck speed into a delectable whirl of shapes and patterns.

Runtime: 4:58
Year: 2008
Rain Reflection
Amanda Tasse

A tiny speck of paint in the command of a skilled painter spins, turns and expands to open the window on a whole new world beyond the everyday, gloomy rain.

United States
Runtime: 2:01
Year: 2008
The Seasons
Junnei Fujita

The gentle pulsing of the seasons brings gentle but constant changes into all of our worlds.

Runtime: 2:38
Year: 2008
The Note
Hwang Bo Kumbyul

Depicted in a film that could only be imagined into existence by an animator, a child watches his mother write a note that comes to life.

South Korea
Runtime: 3:33
Year: 2008
The Collection
Phillip Warner

A tale of rubbish collection - with a surrealist edge.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:51
Year: 2008
Ain't Got No Body
Asa Lucander

Picture - if you will - a dark, smoky club. Beyond the velvet rope, a singing head is accompanied by a band of musical apparitions and animals.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 5:10
Year: 2008
The Reason I Collect
Emma Curtis

A totally engaging documentary about dedicated collectors of treasure, trinkets and ephemera.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 3:28
Year: 2008
You're A Nation
Adam Bailey

A bizarre incident involving a stag, a domestic argument, and some Mexican cous cous.

United Kingdom
Runtime: 1:28
Year: 2008
The End
Bendik Kaltenborn

Death comes to almost everybody. To outrun him is difficult, but not impossible. After all, even Death has his limits.

Runtime: 12:35
Year: 2008
Face / Arc
Ferec Caka

Where is the line between subservience and adulation? Where is the line between a false and a real face?

Runtime: 6:05
Year: 2008
Germania Wurst - German History In A Bite
Volker Schlecht

A simultaneous dissection of German history and of the German national dish.

Runtime: 10:47
Year: 2008