/9:00 P.M. – 2nd SCREENING OF ANIMA COMPETITION

9:00 P.M. – 2nd SCREENING OF ANIMA COMPETITION

25/11/2013

CINEMA ROTUNDA
ul. Oleandry 1, 30-060 Kraków
Large Screening Room

LAY BARE

142 - Lay bare
Running time: 6’
Country: United Kingdom
Prod.: Ancient Mariner
 Dir.: Paul Bush
Mus.: Andy Cowton
Year: 2012
No. 142
It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances wrote Oscar Wilde. LAY BARE is a composite portrait of the human body, revealing it as it is only rarely seen in the most intimate relationships we have with our family or our lovers – erotic and comic, beautiful and vulnerable.


MY LITTLE UNDERGROUND

165 - My little underground
Running time: 6’43’’
Country: Canada
Prod.: National Film Board of Canada
Dir.: Elise Simard
Mus.: Rebecca Foon
Year: 2012
No. 165
To find light, we must first journey through the darkness. So begins Elise Simard’s My Little Underground, a sombre and beautiful autobiographical story that follows a young girl’s bus ride home in winter.


ASCENSION

243- ASCENSION
Running time: 6’50’’
Country: France
Prod.: Supinfocom Arles
Dir.: Thomas Bourdis, Martin de Coudenhove, Caroline Domergue, Colin Laubry, Florian Vecchione
Mus.: N/A
Year: 2013
No. 243
In the early years of the 20th century, two climbers make the traditional ascent, carrying a statue of the Virgin Mary to the top of the mountain.


THE GRAVEDIGGER’S TALE

13 - The Gravedigger’s Tale
Running time: 13’06”
Country: United Kingdom
Prod.: The National Film and Television School
Dir.: Min Young Oh
Mus.: Finn McNicholas
Year: 2013
No. 13
The gravedigger leads a solitary existence, so far from the living, yet so close to the dead. Her loneliness is soothed every night by a haunting melody that floats in from the edge of the forest. It is death himself who serenades her. This is their story, a love story


EL CANTO / THE SONG

471 - El canto
Running time: 8’30’’
Country: France
Prod.: Les Films De L’arlequin
Dir.: Ines Sedan
Mus.: Robert Marcel Lepage
Year: 2013
No. 471
A woman is forced by her husband to be silent forever. But then, when listening to nature, she finds her own song and a hopes for a new life.


SAGA / THE BUTTON

24-Saga
Running time: 6’
Country: Lithuania
Prod.: Valentas Aškinis
Dir.: Ieva Mikinyté
Mus.: Egidija Medekšaité
Year: 2012
No. 24
A metaphorical journey of a red button.


IMPERIAL PROVISOR FROMBALD

274-frombald2
Running time: 3’
Country: United Kingdom
Prod.: Abigail Addison for Animate Projects
Dir.: Elizabeth Hobbs
Mus.: Bradley Miles
Year: 2013
No. 274
The true story of Imperial Provisor Frombald, a very composed and efficient administrator who is asked to travel deep into the Serbian countryside to resolve a spot of eighteenth century vampire hysteria . Hand carved rubber stamps printed on 35mm film.


CARROTROPE

370 - Carrotrope
Running time: 8’
Country: Portugal
Prod.: BANDO À PARTE
Dir.: Paulo D’Alva
Mus.: André Natanael
Year: 2013
No. 370
Carrotrope is a new optical toy. It represents the cyclic movements of life. Meanwhile, a man drinks and the time passes at 24 frames per second.


AB OVO

103 - ab ovo
Running time: 5’18’’
Country: Poland
Prod.: Marcin Malatyński, PWSFTviT
Dir.: Anita Kwiatkowska-Naqvi
Mus.: George Antoniv
Year: 2012
No. 103
Imagine that someone starts to live inside of you and takes up more space until he almost makes you explode. Would you be able to love him?


THROUGH YOU

372-THROUGH  YOU
Running time: 7’55’’
Country: Netherlands
Prod.: il Luster Films
Dir.: Lucette Braune
Mus.: Han Otten
Year: 2013
No. 372
On her way for a simple grocery, a girl literally has to struggle through her fellow beings. Some of those people tend to leave a mark, but only one person leaves a mark that sticks.


BUT MILK IS IMPORTANT

384-but milk is important
Running time: 10’38’’
Country: Norway
Prod.: Volda University College
Dir.: Anna Mantzaris, Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen
Mus.: Philip Brookes
Year: 2012
No. 384
A man with social phobia gets followed by a naive and clumsy creature…


THE END

276 - The End
Running time: 6’
Country: Estonia
Prod.: Nukufilm, Andrus Raudsalu
Dir.: Ülo Pikkov
Mus.: Mirjam Tally
Year: 2012
No. 276
The End, an experimental reflection on the item used as a carrier in filmmaking. Although the optical film remains a timeless symbol of attachment to tradition, it is slowly becoming the relic of the old times.


DENTS DE LAIT / MILK TEETH

82-Dentsdelait
Running time: 4’05’’
Country: Canada
Prod.: Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
Dir.: Julie Charette
Mus.: Julia Mermelstein
Year: 2013
No. 82
The loss of a tooth, combined to a greater one, totally shake a young boy’s world and make him grow up faster than he wishes.