International Program #2

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+)
Jim Zipper Jim Zipper
Alexandre Roy
A Picasso-esque joie-de-vie screen-burst of glorious pin-screen animation.
Country: Canada
Runtime: 1:48
Year: 2018
Long Meg And Her Daughters Long Meg And Her Daughters
Margaret Barry
In a strange, faraway land Long Meg contemplates nature and all its wondrous mutations and oddities.
Country: United States
Runtime: 3:28
Year: 2018
Back And Forth Back And Forth
Lisa Foster
A restrained, beautifully understated visual essay on the dance of everyday life.
Country: Belgium
Runtime: 4:26
Year: 2018
DNA Qualia DNA Qualia
Risa Yamashita
Somewhere deep in the centre lies the quietly relentless power supply that keeps us all going.
Country: Japan
Runtime: 5:29
Year: 2018
Electrician's Day Electrician's Day
Vladimir Leschiov
It all started with a power outage at a psychiatric clinic....
Country: Latvia
Runtime: 8:42
Year: 2018
Squaring The Circle Squaring The Circle
Karolina Specht
A gorgeously rendered semi-abstract story tracing the links between the chaos and evolving routine.
Country: Poland
Runtime: 4:46
Year: 2018
Circuit Circuit
Delia Hess
The existential poetry of a unique ecosystem can only be maintained if everybody plays their role.
Country: Switzerland
Runtime: 8:41
Year: 2018
Arena Arena
Paraic McGloughlin
A stunning, birds-eye view of a self-animating planet.
Country: Ireland
Runtime: 1:28
Year: 2018
Mad Love Mad Love
Ryoji Yamada
Isn't all love at least just a little mad?
Country: Japan
Runtime: 3:16
Year: 2017
Roundabout Roundabout
Noah Gavrich
A darkly comic reminder that life really is just driving in circles until your particular record comes to a stop.
Country: United States
Runtime: 6:56
Year: 2018
Floreana Floreana
Louis Morton
On a remote island sometime in the future, the people and their robot birds are preparing for an important mission.
Country: France
Runtime: 4:05
Year: 2018
Spermaceti Spermaceti
Jacky De Groen
An eerily evocative moment in the life of a young man who finds himself on the threshold of an initiation.
Country: Belgium
Runtime: 11:35
Year: 2018
Egg Egg
Martina Scarpelli
Have you considered food as a choice rather than a requirement? One of the most awarded films on the circuit this year.
Country: France
Runtime: 12:06
Year: 2018