Total run time: 86 minutes
Toutes Nuancées (All Their Shades)
Dir. Chloé Alliez (Brussels, Belgium)
Portraits of several women parade swiftly by, illustrating the reasons to love women. Tongue-in-cheek stereotypes are mixed with more serious descriptions to show all the subtle shades of woman.
6 min, Stop motion
De longues vacances (A Long Holiday)
Dir. Caroline Nugues-Bourchat (Brussels, Belgium)
Louise vacations by the seaside with her parents. Her father, in the process of hiding his personal struggles, fires her imagination with tales of curious mermaid treasures found among everyday objects at the beach.
16 min, 2D
Dir. Lee Dror & Yali Herbet (Jerusalem, Israel)
An endless car ride serves as a metaphor for life, as a daughter and her father are travelling from young age to adulthood.
A mixtape represents the ups and downs of their relationship from happy childhood to troubled adolescence.
7 min, 2D
Confessions of a Breastimator
Dir. Jisu Kim (New York City, USA)
Kim's personal passion for animated breasts embraces a potentially controversial subject in a light-hearted manner. Although created fully digitally, the film uses traditional hand-drawing methods as an homage to the limited animation style of the 1950s, while suggesting how little certain attitudes have changed since.
3 min, Digital 2D
Dir. Lori Malépart-Traversy (Montreal, Canada)
A humorous and instructive animated documentary delving into the unknown history of the only organ in the human body dedicated exclusively for pleasure: the clitoris!
3 min, 2D
Dir. Mascha Halberstad (Arnhem, Netherlands)
A satirical film about role-reversal as a shy student Tyn gets the fright of his life when he finds out he is pregnant.
6 min, Stop motion
Dans les Eaux Profondes (In Deep Waters)
Dir. Sarah Van Den Boom (Paris, France)
Three distinct characters have in common a secret and intimate experience which seems to have had a strong impact on each of their lives.
12 min, 2D and oil painting
Żona piłkarza (Football player's wife)
Dir. Maria Strzelecka (Warsaw, Poland)
A story about the sad lives of the wives and girlfriends of football players, featuring Dorota Maslowska and Victoria Beckham as singing and dancing dolls situated in tiny scenography straight from a communist-era block of flats.
3 min, Stop motion
Dir. Cypria Donato (Brussels, Belgium)
A voyage through the complex sensations experienced by six female characters in their daily life as prostitutes, and the ways their bodies are involved and exposed.
5 min, Digital 2D
Strom (The Tree)
Dir. Lucie Sunkova (Prague, Czech Republic)
A deceptively simple tale of parallel lives of trees and people. A parable on relationships and apparent hopelessness, it is a poem on birth and death, and an ode to the passage of time.
15 min, Painting on glass
Onnesoovid eakatele (Seniors' Choice)
Dir. Ave Taavet (Tallinn, Estonia)
A surreal tale of a bleak totalitarian nursing home, where one of the residents has a secret, beneficial for the others, but harmful for himself.
9 min, 2D