29.6. - 3.7.2016

Anča in Wonderland 2 (premiere)

Station Žilina Záriečie: Outdoor
Duration 55:17

It would be a tough, unrewarding and thankless task to choose the weirdest people from around the world. In contrast, to make a selection of the most bizarre films submitted to Fest Anča is a very rewarding, interesting and instructive task. That’s why Fest Anča has a section where we present films “from behind the looking glass.”

Awesome Beetle's Colors

directed by Indra Sproge

year: 2016
country: LV
duration: 02:57
A nearly impossible story, supported by a catchy melody, guides us through the ABCs: Awesome Beetles Color Dirty Elephant. Five Gorgeous Hippopotamuses Inspire the Jaguar. Kangaroos Like Marmelade. Naughty Octopusses Photograph the Queen. The Royal Spider Teaches an Unhappy Vampire...

Hallgrimur and Jeremy / Hallgrimur og Jeremy

directed by Jeanette Bonds

year: 2015
country: US
duration: 02:30
Two boys discover violence. One discovers regret.

Happy Bogeys Episode 11-13

directed by Takashi Kurihara

year: 2015
country: JP
duration: 04:53
Strange message that strange creatures emitted.


directed by Laura Skocek

year: 2015
country: AT
duration: 02:28
A short movie about a composer battling an intruder disturbing his creative process.

There's Too Many of These Crows / There's Too Many Of These Crows

directed by Morgan Miller

year: 2016
country: US
duration: 03:45
A short film about aggression and escalation. The narrative initially concerns a flock of crows as they fly across an empty field, hunted by a poacher and his wife. Set in roughly 1913.

Bizarre Toilet Time

directed by Laurent de Groonaf

year: 2015
country: NL
duration: 01:48
Seven short bizarre stories during a bizarre toilet time.

Shaman Economics

directed by Kokofreakbean

year: 2015
country: US
duration: 00:55
Inter-dimensional monks make preparations for their commercialized deity.

Rrring Rrring!

directed by Thomas Kneffel

year: 2015
country: DE
duration: 06:02
Am I boring? What are the others doing? The bored protagonist of the animated film Rrring Rrring! decides to call some of his friends. But the search for acknowledgment becomes very frustrating. Everybody seems to be busy with something really exciting.


directed by Julian Gallese

year: 2014
country: CR
duration: 01:20
Footage from a bus stop is being interrupted by a mysterious signal.

Ivan's Need

directed by Veronica L. Montaño

year: 2015
country: CH
duration: 06:20
Ivan is obsessed with the incredible softness of dough. When kneading, he gets lost in intensive daydreams not accepting that sooner or later the master baker will turn all wonderfully elastic dough into horribly crispy bread. Until he sees Alva’s looooong breasts.

Myself Smoke

directed by Andreas Hykade

year: 2014
country: DE
duration: 01:36
Myself tries to quit smoking.

Wormhole / Wurmloch

directed by Turun Anikistit

year: 2016
country: FI
duration: 12:30
Vienna 1914. Otto finds a wormhole into another dimension. It drives his mental health and relationship with Emma into ruins. They both end up seeking help from Freud’s couch.

A Study of Insects

directed by Adam Butcher

year: 2015
country: GB
duration: 01:06
Two boys are looking for insects in the grass.

Unhappy Happy

directed by Peter Millard

year: 2015
country: GB
duration: 07:07
I get up and have breakfast. Don’t get old. I’m so Unhappy Happy.