International Program #1 (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!
The patient is in trouble - broken rig, framerate's dropping, we need 50cc of squash and stretch.
United StatesRuntime: 1:51
|Love Me, Fear Me
Veronica Solomon, Dascha Dauenhauer
As astonishing punk ballet tour-de-force piece of plasticine animating.
|Herman Brown Is Feeling Down
Herman Brown has every reason to be happy. Herman Brown has every reason to be unhappy. How to decide?
United KingdomRuntime: 6:05
Four flawed friends unleash a torrent of mayhem on a visit to the tropics.
|A Cup Of Joe
It's not a good idea to stand between anybody and their morning coffee, especially this dude.
Thomas is trapped inside a fabricated reality he can't be sure is real.
New ZealandRuntime: 3:46
Eyes may be the windows to the soul but our faces can give away a lot of hints too.
United KingdomRuntime: 7:32
|Tango Of Longing
A subtle moving painting exploring the wordless encyclopaedia of human expression expressed in tango.
Cesar Diaz Melendez
Just watching this is quite the experience - making it must have been epic!
Somewhere out in the woods time, space and reality are beginning to bend - and its only breakfast time.
|Out Of Touch
In the ceaseless search for a way out, how do we know what is worth listening out for?
A delicately jagged reminder that each of our own individual little worlds are strung together by an invisible, infinite thread.
An extraordinary navigation through the nuance of ancient Chinese dance via the powerful intricacies of ultra-fluid CGI.
United StatesRuntime: 2:45
|Per Tutta La Vita
Quite simply, one of the most beautifully crafted films we have ever seen. A journey to the origins of memory.