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Short Films D

Animal Behaviour

Alison Snowden, David Fine | Canada | 2018 | 14 min | EN

Lorraine the leech, Cheryl the mantis, Todd the pig, Jeffrey the bird and Linda the cat all attend group psychotherapy. Each of them struggles with their own self. But is there really something wrong with them? A newcomer, Victor the monkey, turns Doctor Clement’s sessions upside down. Should they go back to the trees?!

Animal Behaviour

We 8/5/2019
12.00-13.17
Puppet Theatre

Th 9/5/2019
17.30-18.47
J. K. Tyl Theatre

Su 12/5/2019
13.00-14.17
Světozor Cinema

Matches

Géza M. Tóth | Hungary | 2019 | 12 min | EN

The hero of this film is a lonely seven-year-old boy. And even though we never get to see the boy, we have an opportunity to take a sneak peek into his world thanks to an inventive and precise game with animated matchsticks that transform according to the boy’s narration. This animated documentary made by a renowned author uses an authentic sound recording.

Matches

We 8/5/2019
12.00-13.17
Puppet Theatre

Th 9/5/2019
17.30-18.47
J. K. Tyl Theatre

Su 12/5/2019
13.00-14.17
Světozor Cinema

A Double Life

Job Roggeveen | Netherlands | 2018 | 3 min

A moustache and a drill instead of an iron? In this humorous film, a story of a man and wife confronted with gender stereotypes and the image of one another leads to a dark ending. A Double Life is the latest film by trio Job, Joris & Marieke whose Oscar-nominated film A Single Life, along with their other films, was screened at last year’s Anifilm.

A Double Life

We 8/5/2019
12.00-13.17
Puppet Theatre

Th 9/5/2019
17.30-18.47
J. K. Tyl Theatre

Su 12/5/2019
13.00-14.17
Světozor Cinema

Riviera

Jonas Schloesing | France | 2018 | 15 min | FR

A slow tempo and score characterised by the unrelenting chirp of the cicadas help to create a sleepy atmosphere of a rather pitiless summer that old Mr. Henriet spends on his balcony with binoculars in his hands. The room behind him is full of memories and hot air. Down by the pool, people are sunbathing. Among them is a young girl.

Riviera

We 8/5/2019
12.00-13.17
Puppet Theatre

Th 9/5/2019
17.30-18.47
J. K. Tyl Theatre

Su 12/5/2019
13.00-14.17
Světozor Cinema

WAAAH

Sawako Kabuki | Japan | 2018 | 2 min

Screaming as a sign of life. Crying as an expression of a need that requires fulfilling… Irritating sounds accompany humans from their very birth in moments of fright, excitement and frustration. The author says of her minimalist film: “I’ve grown up to be a mature person. But I would love to be a baby again.”

WAAAH

We 8/5/2019
12.00-13.17
Puppet Theatre

Th 9/5/2019
17.30-18.47
J. K. Tyl Theatre

Su 12/5/2019
13.00-14.17
Světozor Cinema

Carlotta's Face

Frédéric Schuld, Valentin Riedl | Germany | 2018 | 5 min | DE

Valentin Riedl is a neurologist focusing on the complexity of the human brain. While working on this film, he joined forces with animator Frédéric Schulde and made an animated documentary about a woman who his not capable of recognising human faces. They have captured Carlotta’s journey to recognise her own appearance through art.

Carlotta's Face

We 8/5/2019
12.00-13.17
Puppet Theatre

Th 9/5/2019
17.30-18.47
J. K. Tyl Theatre

Su 12/5/2019
13.00-14.17
Světozor Cinema

The Hunt

Mateusz Jarmulski | Poland | 2018 | 8 min

The summer holidays will soon be over. There is not much time left to have great adventures in the Wild West. But the film’s eleven-year-old protagonist can still look forward to having some. Even though he’s spending his summer in a remote Polish village surrounded by woods and lakes, he is about to experience something that he will not soon forget.

We 8/5/2019
12.00-13.17
Puppet Theatre

Th 9/5/2019
17.30-18.47
J. K. Tyl Theatre

Su 12/5/2019
13.00-14.17
Světozor Cinema

The English Teecher

Andy London | United States | 2018 | 19 min | EN

When Andy London set out to be a teacher of illegal immigrants in New York, he did not know what his calling would be. This film, reminiscent of the bestseller The Education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N, tells the story of a teacher charging nine dollars per lesson, and recounts his experience with people of various characters that made him into what he is today. Which is certainly not an English teacher.

The English Teecher

We 8/5/2019
12.00-13.17
Puppet Theatre

Th 9/5/2019
17.30-18.47
J. K. Tyl Theatre

Su 12/5/2019
13.00-14.17
Světozor Cinema