International Program #1

The International Programs are the backbone of the whole AIAF mission. Your up-to-date snapshot of the world's independent animation scene. The freshest new shorts taken from the 4,000+ films competing for your love. There's every style, every technique, every genre. Drawn from a global call for entries, they are a set of headlights illuminating the current state of the international indie and auteur animation scene worldwide. Be the first to experience these beautiful films on the big screen!
Featured in AIAF2019
Program Type: Films
Content Rating: Mature (15+)
Animation General Animation General
Sawyer Geffert
The patient is in trouble - broken rig, framerate's dropping, we need 50cc of squash and stretch.
Country:
United States

Runtime: 1:51
Year: 2018
Love Me, Fear Me Love Me, Fear Me
Veronica Solomon, Dascha Dauenhauer
As astonishing punk ballet tour-de-force piece of plasticine animating.
Country:
Germany

Runtime: 6:06
Year: 2018
Herman Brown Is Feeling Down Herman Brown Is Feeling Down
Dan Castro
Herman Brown has every reason to be happy. Herman Brown has every reason to be unhappy. How to decide?
Country:
United Kingdom

Runtime: 6:05
Year: 2018
Pura Vida Pura Vida
Nata Metlukh
Four flawed friends unleash a torrent of mayhem on a visit to the tropics.
Country:
Estonia

Runtime: 9:34
Year: 2018
A Cup Of Joe A Cup Of Joe
Samantha Williams
It's not a good idea to stand between anybody and their morning coffee, especially this dude.
Country:
Netherlands

Runtime: 2:15
Year: 2018
Tom Tom
David Midgley
Thomas is trapped inside a fabricated reality he can't be sure is real.
Country:
New Zealand

Runtime: 3:46
Year: 2018
Facing It Facing It
Sam Gainsborough
Eyes may be the windows to the soul but our faces can give away a lot of hints too.
Country:
United Kingdom

Runtime: 7:32
Year: 2017
Tango Of Longing Tango Of Longing
Marta Szymanska
A subtle moving painting exploring the wordless encyclopaedia of human expression expressed in tango.
Country:
Poland

Runtime: 5:22
Year: 2018
Muedra Muedra
Cesar Diaz Melendez
Just watching this is quite the experience - making it must have been epic!
Country:
Spain

Runtime: 8:50
Year: 2019
Worm Worm
Kat Morris
Somewhere out in the woods time, space and reality are beginning to bend - and its only breakfast time.
Country:
Canada

Runtime: 2:56
Year: 2018
Out Of Touch Out Of Touch
Arash Akhgari
In the ceaseless search for a way out, how do we know what is worth listening out for?
Country:
Canada

Runtime: 1:50
Year: 2018
The Juggler The Juggler
Skirmanta Jakaite
A delicately jagged reminder that each of our own individual little worlds are strung together by an invisible, infinite thread.
Country:
France

Runtime: 11:06
Year: 2018
Last Dance Last Dance
Zhaoyu Zhou
An extraordinary navigation through the nuance of ancient Chinese dance via the powerful intricacies of ultra-fluid CGI.
Country:
United States

Runtime: 2:45
Year: 2017
Per Tutta La Vita Per Tutta La Vita
Roberto Catani
Quite simply, one of the most beautifully crafted films we have ever seen. A journey to the origins of memory.
Country:
France

Runtime: 5:20
Year: 2018