International Competition of Short Films 1

Stanica: S2

The Anča Award is an international competition of 30-minute fılms made in the last two years. This year 1,626 fılms have been registered, of which 39 were selected for the international competition category.

The winner will be announced at 16:00 and awarded EUR 800 on the last festival day (1 July) at the New Synagogue.

Enigma / Aenigma

director Antonis Ntoussias

year: 2016
country: Greece
duration: 10min.
From idealization and sacred worship to delectation and insemination, to transformation and reproduction, to deterioration and decay, to desecration and vandalism, to condemnation and subjugation, to the fall into timeless erebus. To the dream of regeneration.

Here and here / Tu a tady

director Michaela Mihalyiová

year: 2017
country: Slovakia
duration: 2min.
When small town folks give their take on life in Prague.

M52 / M52

director Yves Paradis

year: 2018
country: Germany
duration: 10min.
What if you worked on an improvised animated film once a week for one year, starting only with the concept of a character pushing a big cube in the desert. The result is a surprising unexpected science fiction adventure into a distant future of mankind.

Marfa / Marfa

director The Brothers McLeod

year: 2017
country: United Kingdom
duration: 822min.
A town on the borderlands of Texas. A place out of time. A desert where strange lights dance in the night sky. A mecca for lovers of minimalist art. A landscape of lost horses, freaks and food trucks. And then there’s the giant lemon.

Rabbit’s Blood / Rabbit's Blood

director Sarina Nihei

year: 2017
country: United Kingdom
duration: 5min.
A girl who lost something important meets a rabbit.

Papeton d’Aubergine / Papeton d'Aubergine

director Elisa Labbé

year: 2018
country: France
duration: 3min.
Cats are so soft, cats are amazing, cats are incredible! Dad, I want a cat!

Pivot / Pivot

director Maki Satake

year: 2017
country: Japan
duration: 6min.
The history of this city has been led by the development of factories. The chimney is the pivot around which the city revolves.

Cops & Robbers / Räuber & Gendarm

director Florian Maubach

year: 2017
country: Germany
duration: 8min.
While playing cops and robbers with his friends, Daniel begins to realize that between catching and being caught there is something more going on. He is confronted with situations he doesn’t really know how to handle.

Oh God! / Oh Jezu!

director Betina Bożek

year: 2017
country: Poland
duration: 3min.
The reality is inertia or chaotic. Passive and indifferent characters, unable to create their own reality in a world that is losing its original shapes and identity. The main theme combines a grimace, sigh, and a whisper of despair about our impotence.

Wildebeest / Wildebeest

director Nicolas Keppens, Matthias Phlips

year: 2017
country: Belgium
duration: 19min.
Going on a safari is a dream for many. But for middle-aged couple Linda and Troyer, it turns into a horribly real adventure when they get left behind in the wilderness.