29.6. - 3.7.2016

Entities: Human Forms

Station Žilina Záriečie: S1
Duration 44:35

The Entities thematic section series aims to demonstrate the diversity and variability of ways to depict objects, creatures and people in animated film. Despite the number of characteristic features of such depictions being reduced to a minimum, viewers can still identify them. Each section is dedicated to a different entity and offers various ways to use the vast potential of animation, an art form that is characterized by unlimited imagery and openness to viewers’ fantasy.

Flood / Fiumana

directed by Julia Gromskaya

year: 2012
country: IT
duration: 05:00
A girl by a window is looking at the passing of time and the changing of seasons, while waiting for her man to return home.

The Gallery / Galeria

directed by Robert Proch

year: 2010
country: PL
duration: 04:44
A black and white drawing, with only a few accented bright red spots, forms a satirical parable on the consumer habits of modern society. Today men and women find the meaning of their lives in shopping malls. But haven’t they lost something else along the way?


directed by Donato Sansone

year: 2014
country: IT
duration: 02:51
This is a slow and surreal video slideshow of nightmarish, grotesque and apparently static characters.

The Incredible Elastic Man / Nieprawdopodobnie elastyczny człowiek

directed by Karolina Specht

year: 2013
country: PL
duration: 04:53
The story of a shapeless man who depends on the people, things and places that are constantly shaping him. Can one live completely detached from others - from reality? Who and what decides who we ultimately are?

Danny Boy

directed by Marek Skrobecki

year: 2010
country: PL
duration: 10:00
Danny Boy is a film dealing with the problem of social alienation, conceived as an ironic social satire. A young man, clearly different than others, wanders the streets aimlessly. One day he meets a girl. Will she, recognizing his otherness, reject him?

Eine Murul

directed by Erik Alunurm, Mihkel Reha, Mari-Liis Rebane, Mari Pakkas

year: 2011
country: EE
duration: 04:30
It takes 99% sweat and 1% talent to create a masterpiece.


directed by Shen Jie

year: 2013
country: CN
duration: 03:15
E...E...E...E...E...Eat ice cream!

Around the Lake / Autour du lac

directed by Noémie Marsily, Carl Roosens

year: 2014
country: BE
duration: 05:52
The breath of a jogger, a demolished ant-hill, a puddle, a sandwich left on a bench, a squirrel... fragments of lives that take us for a walk around the lake, with the words and music of Carl & les hommes-boîtes.

This Land Is Mine

directed by Nina Paley

year: 2012
country: US
duration: 03:30
A brief history of the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant.