Short Films (2022)
Runtime: 79min. | Recommended Ages: 10+
For ages 10+ and older, the "Short Films" program showcases films ...... "Mum Is Pouring Rain" which has qualified for animated shorts Oscar 2022 ......
Shorts in this lineup:
TOBI AND THE TURBOBUS
Animation, Verena Fels, Germany, 7min
In German with Greece subtitles
You fly with no seat! That's the rule in the Turbobus. To get one is a hard day job for a young wolf on his turbo-journey to find real friendship.
ENTER THE OTTER
Animation, Nikos Dayandas, Greece 20min
A group of Athenian kids doing theater lose their protagonist, who is being bullied by an older boy. A part-time electrician and Kung Fu master come to their aid. But in order to bring their friend back, they must first learn how to be a real team.
Animation, Leonardo Romero Zarza Zarza Colombia 10min
Nicolas is a kid who has moved with his parents to the suburbs near to an ancient fog forest. The place takes on a new meaning when he starts to have mysterious encounters with native animals. He will discover a forest full of life and will understand the importance between humans and nature.
Fiction, Edith Jorisch, Canada, 12min
What if the wind had spoken the language of children… What would be its voice? What would be the memories it carries?
MUM IS POURING RAIN
Animation, Hugo de Faucompret France 30min
In French, with Greece subtitles
Jane is looking forward to spending Christmas with her Mom but she is sent unknowingly to her Grandma’s instead. The holidays turn out to be quite an adventure as Jane meets new friends: Cloclo, the gigantic hobo who lives in the forest, and Sonia and Leon, two local kids. As she learns to open herself to others, Jane will inspire her mother the necessary strength to get back on her feet.
Animation, Nayla Nassar, Edouard Pitula, Renaud de Saint Albin, Cécile Adant, Anaïs Sassatelli, Candice Behague France 3min
Beirut, 1982. As Nicolas prepares to flee his hometown, torn apart by an endless civil war, he crosses the path of Naji, a reckless teenager determined to go to the Swimming Pool. Trying to protect the young man, Nicolas finds himself pulled into a surreal race against war, all for the mere freedom of going swimming.