International Program (2020)
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!
An end of days comedy about an ambitiously amorous cricket and a starving hedgehog with a devious plan.
New ZealandRuntime: 6:00
An unusual rain and one anonymous super hero's thankless effort to stem the tide.
|There Were Four Of Us
Four characters trapped in a room try to divine the reason behind a death.
United StatesRuntime: 6:44
An escaped laboratory rat navigates through a sea of punctuation.
United StatesRuntime: 2:51
Inspired by the simple act of a moth hitting the artist's studio window, this work grew into a wander through a range of primal emotions.
United StatesRuntime: 3:15
A hungry child sacrifices the only thing she has in the world to save her starving mother.
United KingdomRuntime: 5:44
The haunting strains of Cante Alentejano, a traditional choral music, lead a man through a revaluation of his everyday life.
Blommaert returns with an intensely packed moving graphic montage of fascinating diversity.
How do we define ourselves when we are all equal? An intense exploration of group dynamics.
What a lie it is to say that love conquers all. I would have danced on fire for you. But...
Half man, half steam engine. Full speed ahead, regardless.
|Live A Little
A visual poem about struggling to fit in to a patriarchal society's views on how a young woman should behave.
United KingdomRuntime: 3:43
|2.3 x 2.6 x 3.2
A woman confronts her mortality and wonders why it came to this.
United KingdomRuntime: 3:46
Ignorance creates fear and envy brings violence. An astonishing proto-visual tour-de-force into a mad collective imagination.
|Under The Canopy
Birds of paradise, displaying beautiful plumage, sing and dance in the tropical forests.
|Girl In The Hallway
Why does 'Little Red Riding Hood' give Jamie nightmares? It's been 15 years, and the girl in the hallway haunts him still.