Competition Programs | International Competition: No title
Zhovten. Hegemon Hall

03.09 | 19:00

Zhovten. Kinoman Hall

02.09 | 16:00

Some things are hard to define. Some things will name themselves even if you don’t utter a word. And some things are better described by animation. 

Running time 91 min.

  • Souvenir Souvenir
    Bastien Dubois

    France | 15:00 | 2020

    For ten years I pretended I wanted to get my grandfather to share his memories of the Algerian War. Today, I’m not sure I want to hear what he has to say, or whether I want to make this film at all.

  • Those Who Drown Cling to Foam
    Urtina Hoxha

    Kosovo | 04:21 | 2020

    The animation Those Who Drown Cling to Foam shows that war can be a solitary experience. Amidst bomb strikes, a woman has her daily battles for food and survival. She roams the empty cityscapes that are disappearing day in and out with each bomb that falls.

  • No Title
    Alexandra Myotte

    Canada | 08:30 | 2021

    Through the memories of a small-town journalist, we discover Louisiane Gervais, blind sculptor and iconoclast. Their meeting sets off a chain reaction over which they quickly lose control. The animated short "No Title" explores the ambiguous relationship that exists between the artist, their work and their audience.

  • Peel
    Samuel Patthey , Silvain Monney

    Switzerland | 15:00 | 2020

    In a hidden place, the daily routine of a retirement home unfolds as time seems to stand still. The penciled residents come to life on paper. Some are active, others rest or follow a fixed schedule to be repeated each day: medication, meals, games… Around them, machines are flashing, caregivers are busy and some crucifixes remind them of the death that lies in wait. Time fades away and nearby, stretches a forest.

  • Trona Pinnacles
    Mathilde Parquet

    France | 13:20 | 2020

    Gabrielle finds herself stuck near Death Valley, between two parents who no longer speak to each other. The situation seems impossible, until an unexpected event comes to unravel everything...


  • Coffin
    Yuanqing Cai, Nathan Crabot, Houzhi Huang, Mikolaj Janiw, Mandimby Lebon, Théo Tran Ngoc

    France | 05:23 | 2020

    A man comes home and wants to go to bed. A bunch of noisy roommates. A crowded city in southern China.


    Joe Hsieh

    Taiwan | 20:00 | 2020

    On a late-night commuter bus, a necklace was stolen. This was followed by a tragic and fatal road accident, and a series of intriguing turn of events which revealed love, hatred, and vengeance. The film climaxes as the bus went ablaze, burning and glittering against the dark coastal sky.

  • The Sam Story
    Richard Noble

    United Kingdom | 09:54 | 2021

    A black comedy about free will and white circular benches. Made at the Royal College of Art in London.