29.6. - 3.7.2016

International Competition of Short Films 1 (premiere)

Puppet Theatre
Duration 65:10

The Ana Award is an international competition of 30-minute fılms made in the last two years. This year 1,241 fılms from 71 countries have been registered, of which 36 will be classifıed into sections in the international competition category. These fılms will be judged by a three-member committee. On the last festival day, 3rd July 2016 at 16:00 in the New Synagogue, the winner will be announced and awarded €800.

The Hatchway / Lyuk

directed by Igor Melnikov, Natalia Mirzoyan

year: 2015
country: RU
duration: 06:30
A story about what happens when you pay attention to details and explore hidden hatchways.

Retro Future

directed by Mirai Mizue

year: 2015
country: JP
duration: 06:55
The world of the future that I imagined in childhood, different from the world of the future to visit now.


directed by Kirsten Carina Geißer, Ines Christine Geißer

year: 2015
country: DE
duration: 11:00
Lucky is looking for happiness. This animated short questions our search and its aim: What does happiness mean for an individual? Is failure the only option?

The Five Minute Museum

directed by Paul Bush

year: 2015
country: GB
duration: 06:00
This is a romp through the museums of England and Switzerland in which the objects on display come to life and reveal the stories of their creation. It is a celebration of the chaotic diversity conjured by the human hand and mind, and the eccentricity of museum collections.


directed by Samuel Yal

year: 2016
country: FR
duration: 08:00
Fragments of porcelain, enamels and rust … Nœvus explores the mystery of femininity and and its metamorphosis.

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.

Tracheal Shave

directed by Gina Kamentsky

year: 2016
country: US
duration: 01:47
Think of a small dot in space. Experimental animated film; ink and paint on found 35mm movie trailers.

Three Fitted Flies / Tres moscas a medida

directed by María Álvarez and Elisa Morais (Sois de Traca)

year: 2015
country: ES
duration: 07:47
Summer in a small village in a plain and arid region of Central Spain. Prying neighbours, mourning rituals, tediousness, extreme heat and undertones of guilt constitute the perfect soil for madness. The old woman will try to bring her late husband back by means of twisted rituals.


directed by Sander Joon

year: 2015
country: EE
duration: 06:11
A nicotine-addicted cyclist runs out of cigarettes. He joins a race to get more, but has to take help from some peculiar people in the crowd to stay in the competition.