International Competition of Short Films 4 (premiere)

Puppet Theatre
Duration 77:14

The Anča Award is an international competition of 30-minute fılms made in the last two years. This year 1,589 fılms from 81 countries have been registered, of which 34 were selected for the international competition category. These fılms will be judged by a three-member committee.

On the last festival day, 2nd July 2017 at 16:00 in the New Synagogue, the winner will be announced and awarded €800.


directed by Hayato Nove

year: 2016
country: JP
duration: 18:26
Affordance is the possibility of action on an object or environment. Can humans feel what’s beyond affordance? If so, can people mature in a way to change the outcome?

Mr. Anxiety Goes on a Date

directed by 4inaroom

year: 2016
country: RO
duration: 00:30
A man suffering from extreme anxiety prepares for a date. A one-day project by 4inaroom completed on 17 October 2016.

How Long, Not Long

directed by Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot

year: 2016
country: DK
duration: 05:30
A visual journey in the age of xenophobia.


directed by Heta Jäälinoja

year: 2016
country: EE
duration: 04:08
The doorbell rings. Someone is at the door. But everything’s a mess.

Impossible Figures and Other Stories II / Figury niemożliwe i inne historie II

directed by Marta Pajek

year: 2016
country: PL
duration: 14:40
The protagonist is a woman who trips and falls while rushing around the house. She gets up, only to discover that her home has unusual features – it is built from paradoxes, filled with illusions and covered with patterns.

In a Nutshell

directed by Fabio Friedli

year: 2017
country: CH
duration: 05:55
From seed to war, from meat to love, from indifference to apocalypse. An attempt to capture the world in a nutshell.


directed by Luca Tóth

year: 2016
country: HU
duration: 15:43
The natives of surreal Superbia land, where men and women form separate societies, face changes sparked by the first equal couple in their history.

Something About Silence

directed by Patrick Buhr

year: 2015
country: DE
duration: 12:22
While trying to give instructions on how not to be boring and become more fashionable, the narrator drifts off into his own insecurities and idiosyncrasies.