INSOMNIA-4

Runtime: 95 min.
Age: 18+
The 4th program of the INSOMNIA Festival: films about the eternal anticipation of the beloved, insidious flies as lords of time, fraternal tenderness and kids-werewolves.

Сестра
Sister

Year: 2018
Country: China, USA
Director: Siqi Song
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 8 min.
A man remembers his childhood memory of growing up with an annoying little sister in 1990s China. How would his life have been if things had gone differently?

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animated Film Festival – World Premiere
Sundance Film Festival – participation  
Palm Springs Film Festival – participation   
Bucheon International Animation Festival – Jury Prize
KROK International Animated Films Festival – Jury Diploma
Aspen Shortsfest – Jury Award for Best Animation
Austin Film Festival – Jury Award for Best Animated Short Film
Foyle Film Festival – Derry Light in Motion Award for Best Animation

Честь
Honour

Year: 2018
Country: Switzerland
Director: Frederic Siegel
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 5 min.
On a planet far away, a primeval creature gets banished by the chief of its tribe. Exiled and with the burden of a disgraced honour, it sets foot into the unknown land beyond its home, where it finds an intriguing alien concept to take vengeance.

Награды и фестивали:

Winterthur International Short Film Festival – World Premiere
Japan Media Arts Festival – participation
Panama Animation Fest – participation 
Dresden Filmfest – participation
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film – participation 
Pictoplasma, Berlin – participation

Автобус
A Bus

Year: 2018
Country: China
Director: Wenyu Li
Genre: animation, short
Язык: Chinese
Runtime: 7 min.
А bus from A city to B city...

Награды и фестивали:

Short Of The Year (Madrid) – Special Jury Mention
First Youth Film Festival (Xining) – participation
Ismailia International Festival For Documentary & Short Films – participation 

Орбита
Orbit

Year: 2019
Country: Netherlands
Director: Tess Martin
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 7 min.
Spinning drawings guide us along the flow of energy through our planet, and let us ponder our place in the natural cycle.

Награды и фестивали:

Rotterdam International Film Festival – participation
Seattle International Film Festival – participation
Ann Arbor Film Festival – participation 

Сеть
Circuit

Year: 2018
Country: Switzerland
Director: Delia Hess
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 8 min.
On a small planet, caught up in their own little private universe, the inhabitants perform their poetically surreal actions, which repeat themselves in an endless loop. That they are all part of a complex little ecosystem which can only function if each of them plays his or her role, is something they are unaware of.

Награды и фестивали:

Molodist International Film Festival  – participation

Три сестры
Three Sisters

Year: 2019
Country: Russia
Director: Svetlana Andrianova
Genre: animation
Язык:
Runtime: 8 min.
Soyuzmultfilm Studio Production.

Once upon a time three sisters lived, and it happened that they fell in love with one sailor.
Based on a Montenegrin legend.

Операция «Отдых»
Intermission Expedition

Year: 2019
Country: Netherlands
Director: Wiep Teeuwisse
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 8 min.
During a holiday, a group of tourists struggle with letting go of their busy daily lives. When they finally do, they experience an overwhelming sense of meaninglessness.

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animated Film Festival – participation

Рычаги
The Levers

Year: 2018
Country: Republic of Korea
Director: Boyoung Kim
Genre: animation, short
Язык: Korean
Runtime: 10 min.
A guy accepts a job offer from a stranger on the street. He is satisfied with the wages for this simple job, until he hears strange sounds behind the curtains. 

Награды и фестивали:

Asiana International Short Film Festival in Seoul – World Premiere 
Annecy International Animation Festival – participation
Animafest Zagreb Zagreb – participation
Tampere Film Festival – participation 
Tricky Women Wien – participation
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film – participation 
Athens Animfest – participation 
Fajr International Film Festival Tehran – participation
Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival (SICAF) – participation

Энтропия
Entropia

Year: 2019
Country: Hungary
Director: Flóra Anna Buda
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 10 min.
MomeAnim Studio Production.

Entropia is a container of three parallel universes where three girls are living in different circumstances. One of them represents the animalistic side of human nature, one of them is a consumer fulfilled with her own frustrations, and the third one is living in a futuristic room where she has to run to keep the system work. Suddenly a fly flews over the three universes and make a bug in the system. Because of that bug the three universes start collapsing and the girls are able to move towards each other. 

Награды и фестивали:

Berlin International Film Festival – Teddy (Best Short Film)

Тихо
Stille

Year: 2018
Country: Norway
Director: Marianne Bundgaard Nielsen
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 7 min.
Quiet is a kaleidoscope of traumatic emotions from unhappy childhoods. In a series of tableaux, scenes of neglect, alcoholism and depression fill the screen, showing us the deep and often lifelong impact of childhood traumas. What can children do but stay quiet?

Награды и фестивали:

Fredrikstad Animation Festival Fredrikstad – Golden Gunnar: Best Nordic-Baltic Short Film 
Minimalen Short Film Festival Trondheim – Honorable Mention 
Kristiansand International Children and Youth Film Festival – participation 
Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film – participation 

Остаётся жемчужина
The Pearl Remains

Year: 2018
Country: Japan
Director: Suyo Yamazaki
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 3 min.
A woman traces her memories through a pearl ring, and comes upon her mother gazing at the same ring. But her memories soon lose their outline and become enclosed within the pearl.

Головастик
Têtard

Year: 2019
Country: France
Director: Jean-Claude Rozec
Genre: animation, short
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Runtime: 14 min.
I was small, but I remember it very well. Mom and Dad suspected nothing, but I knew straight away. The thing in the cot, was not my brother. It was you! You had that strange face and you stank... Right, Tadpole?

Награды и фестивали:

Annecy International Animation Film Festival – World premiere, FIPRESCI Award