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!

Featured in AIAF2019
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (M)
Jim Zipper
Alexandre Roy

A Picasso-esque joie-de-vie screen-burst of glorious pin-screen animation.

Runtime: 1:48
Year: 2018
Long Meg And Her Daughters
Margaret Barry

In a strange, faraway land Long Meg contemplates nature and all its wondrous mutations and oddities.

United States
Runtime: 3:28
Year: 2018
Back And Forth
Lisa Foster

A restrained, beautifully understated visual essay on the dance of everyday life.

Runtime: 4:26
Year: 2018
DNA Qualia
Risa Yamashita

Somewhere deep in the centre lies the quietly relentless power supply that keeps us all going.

Runtime: 5:29
Year: 2018
Electrician's Day
Vladimir Leschiov

It all started with a power outage at a psychiatric clinic....

Runtime: 8:42
Year: 2018
Squaring The Circle
Karolina Specht

A gorgeously rendered semi-abstract story tracing the links between the chaos and evolving routine.

Runtime: 4:46
Year: 2018
Delia Hess

The existential poetry of a unique ecosystem can only be maintained if everybody plays their role.

Runtime: 8:41
Year: 2018
Paraic McGloughlin

A stunning, birds-eye view of a self-animating planet.

Runtime: 1:28
Year: 2018
Mad Love
Ryoji Yamada

Isn't all love at least just a little mad?

Runtime: 3:16
Year: 2017
Noah Gavrich

A darkly comic reminder that life really is just driving in circles until your particular record comes to a stop.

United States
Runtime: 6:56
Year: 2018
Louis Morton

On a remote island sometime in the future, the people and their robot birds are preparing for an important mission.

Runtime: 4:05
Year: 2018
Jacky De Groen

An eerily evocative moment in the life of a young man who finds himself on the threshold of an initiation.

Runtime: 11:35
Year: 2018
Martina Scarpelli

Have you considered food as a choice rather than a requirement? One of the most awarded films on the circuit this year.

Runtime: 12:06
Year: 2018