Play-off II

For adults
Competition screenings
Short films


Competition films screening; film with the number of votes by the audience enters the International Competition.

Siódme tłoczenia / Seven pressings, Wiesława Ruta, Polska / Poland, 2019, 5’16’’

A video for improvised music by H. Kostkiewicz and Ł. Rychlicki.

o28, Otalia Caussé, Geoffroy Collin, Louise Grardel, Antoine Marchand, Robin Merle, Fabien Meyran, Francja / France, 2019, 5’18’’

In Lisbon, a German married couple is about to get aboard the legendary n°28 tramway, but how should you react when the brakes let go and embark you on a vertiginous race...

La plongeuse / The diver, Iulia Voitova, Francja / France, 2018, 4’13’’

A professional diver undergoes an intense training regime punctuated by relentless blasts on her trainer's whistle. Utterly exhausted, she refuses to dive again and decides to visit a masseur.

Motivi / Themes, Danijel Žeželj, Chorwacja / Croatia, 2019, 6’27’’

A journey through the humanist tradition of European painting clashes with the real tragedy of current-day emigration.

Takoyaki Story, Sawako Kabuki, Japonia / Japan, 2018, 1’35’’

A girl always attracted by Takoyaki but with hesitation gets addicted to Takoyaki eventually. Takoyaki (Octopus Balls) is a famous and very delicious Japanese street food.

Three sisters, Svetlana Andrianova, Rosja / Russia, 2019, 8’35’’

Once upon a time three sisters lived, and it happened that they fell in love with one sailor.

Nigel, Natasza Cetner, Wielka Brytania, Polska / United Kingdom, Poland, 2019, 9’

A short film based on the true story of Nigel, the lonely gannet who fell in love with a statue. His tragic tale of idealisation and delusion shows us a reflection of our own misconceptions in love.

He Can’t Live Without Cosmos, Konstantin Bronzit, Rosja / Russia, 2019, 16’

This story is about mother and son. It is also about love and human destiny.

Z czosnkowym wziełem / Garlic, dude, Zuzanna Stach, Polska / Poland, 2019, 6’11’’

The murmur of water, the singing of the birds and the sizzling of the barbecue. A weekend in May in small town Poland. Based on a true story. 

Good Intentions, Anna Mantzaris, Wielka Brytania / United Kingdom, 2018, 8’35’’

After a young woman is responsible for a hit and run, strange and spooky things starts to happen... A small thriller about people that are not always the best at making decisions.

Oddech / Breath, Aneta Siurnicka, Polska / Poland, 2019, 1’20’’

Time to relax or time to get angry? Freedom of the mind or battle with your thoughts? Animated impression created via traditional hand-painted animation. 

Kids, Michael Frei, Szwajcaria / Switzerland, 2019, 9’

An animated short exploring group dynamics. How do we define ourselves when we are all equal?

Niezrozumiałki / Unclarities, Dana Danylova, Polska, Ukraina, Włochy / Poland, Ukraine, Italy, 2019, 3’53’’

An autobiographical tale of the director’s time living and studying in a foreign country.

PolarBarry - Let's Break The Ice!! - Vlog #207, Wouter Dijkstra, Holandia / Netherlands, 2019, 4’37’’

Meet influencer, online personality and Internet sensation PolarBarry: The mischievous Polar Bear who knows how to make the North Pole rumble. PolarBarry introduces his followers to the Climate Change debate.

Autour de l'escalier / Around the stairway, Die Wimmelgruppe (collective), Szwajcaria / Switzerland, 2019, 5’

In a fantastic town, many mysterious things happen at once. A collaborative film produced for the 50 years jubilee of the Association of Swiss Animation Filmmakers.