INSOMNIA-3

Runtime: 97 min.
Age: 18+
The 3rd program of the INSOMNIA Festival: films about the mortal  selfies, love at first sight, human symbiosis and monkeys' cinephilia.

Вата
Stuffed

Year: 2018
Country: France
Director: Élise Simoulin, Édouard Heutte, Clotilde Bonnotte, Anna Komaromi, Marisa Di Vora Peixoto, Helena Bastioni
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 7 min.
An emotionally unstable cat makes a strange encounter that helps him to grow up and learn to overcome his anger.

Награды и фестивали:

Kinoproba International Festival-Workshop of Film Schools –  participation 
Animateka International Animation Film Festival in Ljubljana – participation 
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film – participation 

Мими
Mimi

Year: 2018
Country: Denmark
Director: Lisa Fukaya
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 5 min.
Mimi has a pimple for the first time. She is afraid of being different from other girls and is uncomfortable around those who are different from herself. Because of this, she begins to mimic other girls around her.

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animated Film Festival – participation

Гудбай, Микки Маус!
Goodbye, Mickey Mouse!

Year: 2019
Country: Russia
Director: Svetlana Demidova
Genre: animation, short
Язык: Russian
Runtime: 3 min.
An abstract music video for the song "Goodbye, Mickey Mouse!" of the cult Russian rock band "Smyslovye Gallyutsinatsii" (Semantic hallucinations).

Счастливый конец
Happy Ending

Year: 2018
Country: UK
Director: Ara EunJu Choi
Genre: animation, short
Язык: English
Runtime: 5 min.
With a real testimony from a Korean prostitute, she explains what it is like to be the subject of other people's pleasure.

Награды и фестивали:

Animafest Zagreb – Special Mention 

Обезьяний рассвет
The Dawn Of Ape

Year: 2019
Country: Japan
Director: Mirai Mizue
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 4 min.
Here is the world’s first animation made to be watched by chimpanzees. Just for this once, we will show it to you humans. 

Награды и фестивали:

FID Annual documentary film forum in Marseille – participation 
Annecy International Animation Festival – participation 

Званый ужин
Dinner Party

Year: 2018
Country: France
Director: Lingxi Zhang
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 5 min.

Побуждение
Pulsión

Year: 2019
Country: Argentina
Director: Pedro Casavecchia
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 7 min.
Dark feelings harvested during the childhood of a kid erupt in violence after his mother dies. Pulsión (Drive) explores themes of abuse and dysfunctional family environments.

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animated Film Festival – Jury Special Mention
Anima Latina Buenos Aires Film Festival – participation

С первого взгляда
At First Sight

Year: 2018
Country: Netherlands
Director: Sjaak Rood
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 16 min.
A man and a woman drive straight towards one another. They hit the brakes just in time and come to a standstill, facing each other. They're both too stubborn to give way to the other. A life story begins. 

Награды и фестивали:

KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival – participation 
Anima Brussels International Animation Film Festival – participation 

Дочь
Dcera (Daughter)

Year: 2019
Country: Czech Republic
Director: Daria Kashcheeva
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 15 min.
In a hospital room, the Daughter recalls a childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her Father. A moment of misunderstanding and a lost embrace has stretched into many years all the way to this hospital room, until the moment when a window pane breaks under the impact of a little bird.

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animated Film Festival – participation
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival – participation

Селфи
Selfies

Year: 2018
Country: Switzerland
Director: Claudius Gentinetta
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 4 min.
In a firework of digital self-portraits, hundreds of idyllic, embarrassing and horrifically disturbing selfies were made into a unique short film composition. The artistically reworked single images contract into a creepy grin that outshines the abyss of human existence.

After the premiere in Locarno in 2018, SELFIES has been invited to over 80 international film festivals and won already sixteen awards. 

Награды и фестивали:

Locarno International Film Festival – participation 
Annecy International Animated Film Festival – participation 
Swiss Film Award – Best Animation Film
San Francisco International Film Festival – Golden Gate Award for Best Animated Short
Animafest Zagreb – participation 
Fantoche International Animation Film Festival in Baden – High Swiss Risk Award, Swiss Youth Award 
KROK International Animated Film Festival – Jury Diploma 
Animatou International Animation Film Festival in Geneva – Swiss Audience Award 
Filmets Badalona Film Festival – Best Film
Blue Danube Budapest Film Festival – Student Jury Award
ZOOM–ZBLIŻENIA International Film Festival – Special Mention (Short Animated Film Competition)
Athens Animfest – Vrilissia Special Mention (International Short Film Competition)
Landshut Short Film Festival – Best Animated film (Short Animated Film Competition)
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival – Best animation

Симбиоз
Simbiosis

Year: 2019
Country: France, Hungary
Director: Nádja Andrasev
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 13 min.
A betrayed wife starts to investigate her husband’s mistresses. Her jealousy is gradually replaced by curiosity. 

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animated Film Festival – participation
KAFF - Kecskemét Animation Film Festival – participation 

В грудной клетке
Sous le cartilage des côtes

Year: 2018
Country: Belgium
Director: Bruno Tondeur
Genre: animation, short
Язык:
Runtime: 13 min.
This is the story of a guy who’s gonna die… Maybe.