02.09 | 18:00
THE BEST OF O!PLA'21 - FOCUS ON POLAND is a unique program presenting the winners of the 9th O!PLA Animation Festival (2021). As always the only Jury at O!PLA was the audience. THE BEST OF O!PLA'21 is an amazing mix of techniques, styles, and emotions showing what in modern Polish animation (O!PLA means „Oh! Polish Animation”, but also: “Oh! People Love Animation”) is the best. Starting off 2013 O!PLA consequently grows in strength, but one thing remains the same independence and passion, which standing behind the O!PLA.
Running time 68 min.
Poland | 02:44 | 2020
The enchanted town hides many attractions at night, but not all of them are here to amuse the guests. So beware because once you plunge into madness, there will be no going back.
Poland | 01:13 | 2020
Short story about the skull...
Poland | 02:13 | 2020
"Buddies" is a grotesque, symbolic film about dynamic interpersonal relations, showing man as a being both funny and destructive.
Poland | 05:21 | 2020
A long time ago, God grazed His sheep on paradise pastures. The devil grazing a herd of goats nearby wanted to take the animals from God... The plot of the film was based on a folk etiological fairy tale explaining this extremely important fact in the devil's life.
Poland | 07:56 | 2020
In a small town, one of the inhabitants is accused of practicing magic. One woman is openly opposed to the spiral of accusations and camouflaged attacks on that woman, but her personal misfortune puts her position to the test.
Poland | 01:00 | 2020
Short story about seamstress...
Poland | 03:24 | 2020
It is said that when a man shoots, the devil carries bullets. Or is it the other way around? "Projectile Catcher" is a magic trick in which an illusionist catches a bullet fired at him. This is one of the most dangerous tricks. This trick cost the lives of at least 15 illusionists. One of the most drastic cases is the death of the Polish magician Madame DeLinsky, who appeared alongside her husband in 1820 in front of Prince ShwarznbergSonderhausen. This animation is loosely inspired by their tragedy.
Poland | 05:19 | 2020
My dear quarantine is a simple story about a pandemic a poetic portrayal of a time of isolation, loneliness and boredom.
Poland | 01:19 | 2020
A short story about Blue Monday...
Poland | 03:10 | 2020
"How'd you find me / I've tried to stay hid? / As that underground kid In crimson tight fits..." – animated music video.
Poland | 05:00 | 2020
A grotesque about a typical situation in the subway...
Poland | 07:15 | 2020
Bartholmus is the mayor of a medieval coastal city. He is not interested in governance, but he is very fond of people applauding him. One day he learns that all mayors from the surrounding towns have bought new clocks for the town hall. Bartholmus only has a small and ugly clock, so he calls the great sculptor Hans and his helper Heel to the city. Together, they create an unusual clock, the beauty of which turns out to be dangerous.
Poland | 06:52 | 2019
How the elephant looks like, everyone sees ... And if cannot see? After reading the enigmatic description, the character decides to know for himself what this strange creature actually is. He leaves the familiar, safe space and immerses himself in the hustle and bustle of the street. Finding the way through a busy area is not easy - three colleagues, also blind, join the expedition to support their friend.
Poland | 11:54 | 2020
A black comedy about one evening in the life of several animals. A pair of turtles, a bear, and a monkey - a personal trainer want to find the will to consciously manage their lives.
Poland | 02:52 | 2020
Created by the 15-years old artist a journey through the world illustrating the problems faced by modern man - the effects of his own activity.