29.6. - 3.7.2016

Competition of Slovak Films (premiere)

Puppet Theatre
Duration 75:11

Eight fılms produced in Slovakia will compete in the category of the best Slovak animated fılms made over the past two years. A three-member committee will choose the winner. On the last day of the festival, 3rd July 2016 at 16:00 in the New Synagogue, the Ana Slovak Award winner will be announced and awarded €600. The Ana Slovak Award is supported by the Literary Fund.

Star Taxi / Hviezdny taxík

directed by Juraj Krumpolec

year: 2015
country: SK
duration: 14:30
An adventure story about little Hugo and distracted taxi driver Peppino who are crossing the dangerous universe. At the speed of light plus one meter they are running from the wild monsters of Aldebaran. The cartoon is based on a fairy tale by the master of children’s books, Gianni Rodari.

Monikino kino – Holiday / Monikino kino – Prázdniny

directed by Veronika Obertová

year: 2015
country: SK
duration: 03:54
A music video for a Czecho-Slovak duo called Monikino Kino made by students of Visual Communication at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava: Marek Mati, Katarína Šuhajová, Lucia Šohajdová, Barbora Krejčová, Filip Ciho, Tamara Shawkatová, Ivan Gálik, Martina Budziňáková, Ester Nemcová, Alžbeta Halušková, Eva Husárová, Jakub Lysý, Šimon Chovan. Lectors: Ján Šicko, Veronika Obertová

Rules of the Game / Pravidlá hry

directed by Ondrej Rudavský

year: 2014
country: SK
duration: 11:30
How to explain the notion of “Slovakia” of the past twenty years to a stranger, a visitor from another planet? What is the genetic makeup, the software of “Slovakia”? How to use it? How does it change?

Occupation / Okupácia

directed by Martina Mikušová

year: 2016
country: SK
duration: 03:38
A short animated poem about abuse.

Balloon Girl / Balónové dievča

directed by Martina Frajštáková

year: 2015
country: SK
duration: 15:02
Hair is said to be the crown of beauty…but in this case, it’s more of a thorn-crown. In a small town with its own fashion-icon lives a girl, plagued by her own unfortunate hair. It keeps preventing her to live a normal life and she can’t seem to find any way to win this fight. Or...?

Brother Deer / Braček jelenček

directed by Zuzana Žiaková

year: 2015
country: SK
duration: 11:59
A touching film about love and death inspired by an old, dark folktale. Will the brother deer and his sister manage to outrun their fate and escape the hands of almighty Death?

Spirit of the City / Duch mesta

directed by Andrej Kolenčík & Veronika Kocourková

year: 2015
country: SK
duration: 03:38
Official music video for Jana Kirschner inspired by old school video games.

Mila Fog

directed by Marta Prokopová

year: 2015
country: SK
duration: 11:00
I feel emptiness around me. The night is cold and dark. I am looking for a light, wherever it may be.