Short Films (2022)
Runtime: 60min. | Recommended Ages: 7+
For ages 7 and older, the "Short Films" program features deeper themes and multilingual films with Greece subtitles. Stop motion
Stop motion .......... Greek participations ....... Penguin - Butterflies and hilarious results...........
Shorts in this lineup:
Animation, Julien Bisaro, France 26min
Shooom, a baby owl, hatches just as a storm turns the bayou surrounding her tree upside down. No sooner has she fallen from her nest, then the little fledgling totters off into the mangrove, pushing a second egg from the brood along with her. Come hell or high water, she’s determined to find a mother... even if that mom turns out to be an alligator or a raccoon!
Animation, Anastasia Papadopoulou, Greece 4min
Four people and the time they spend in an elevator. Inspired by everyday life and by the difference in people's behavior when they are alone, in contrast to the socially acceptable behavior that individuals adopt when in public space and especially in the confined and always awkward setting of an elevator.
THE SECRET OF Mr. NOSTOC
Animation, Patrice Seiler and Maxime Marion France 11min.
Mr. Nostoc lives in a hectic city. Not stressed or pressed by time, he goes to work, and always has a new surprise under his hat. When night comes, he goes into his attic and stays there for hours. Working on his secret.
Animation, Ulf Grenzer, Germany 4min
An ape is reminiscing about his life in the jungle.
At the zoo, he meets a manager and his daughter, who is a great fan of animals.
The manager can hardly get around to doing his job via mobile and laptop, while the Orangutan and the girl both have a lot of fun together.
A chain of occasional events changes his cage life forever.
KEEP YOUR FEET ON
Animation, Eleni Lazaridi, Greece 3min
Fikos is trying to cross the city on his wheelchair, but he constantly encounters obstacles that he can overcome only through imagination.
LOST & FOUND
Animation, Vivian Papageorgiou Greece 9min
A suitcase is ready for a new trip with its owner but isn’t exactly happy for that. It wants to travel alone and be free so is trying to convince the other suitcases for a revolution but no one is willing to do so. The suitcase meets her soul mate and after a mess up in the airport they manage to escape this golden cage and live free and happy ever after.
PENGUIN AND WHALE
Animation, Ezequiel Torres, Pablo Roldán Argentina 3min - No dialogue
A little Penguin is visited by his friend Whale every year, until one day the Penguin has almost nowhere to go: the Glaciers have melted due to the extreme global warming that increases every year. The Whale begins its journey in search of a glacier where his friend Penguin can live, but day after day, the heat prevents him from arriving in time with the solution. Perhaps, by working as a team with other animals, he can achieve his mission.