Programmed by Eleanor Colla and Mia Falstein-Rush
ATLANTIS, 2003 (ATLANTÍDA, 2003)
Director: Michal Blaško | 2017
Slovakia, Czech Republic | 30 min
Suitable for ages 15+
In 2003 Slovakia is still four years away from joining the Schengen Area. A young Ukrainian couple choose to brave a crossing of the lawless Slovak-Ukrainian border, in order ultimately to seek better prospects in Germany. Suffice it to say that things are not quite what they seem in this chilling film which was selected for the Cinéfondation section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival
Atlantis, 2003, pictured above, will screen before FC Roma on Tue 19 Sep at 8.45pm.
The following animated shorts are suitable for all ages.
They will screen on the Fed Square Big Screen at 12pm
on Thu Sep 14, Fri Sep 15, Mon Sep 18, Tue Sep 19, Wed Sep 20 and Thu Sep 21.
THE CHRISTMAS BALLAD (VÁNOČNÍ BALADA)
Director: Michal Žabka | 2016 Czech Republic | 12 min
Based on the last script written by legendary animator Břetislav Pojar, The Christmas Ballad tells the story of a small boy who repairs and befriends the broken toys he finds in the ruins of an unknown city. Will they help him to discover the humanity within the futuristic war machines whose only objective is to destroy?
THE HOUSE (DOMEK)
Director: Veronika Zacharová | 2016 Czech Republic | 5 min
After a family moves out of their house and into a modern housing estate, their old home goes on an adventure to find them and bring them back.
Director: Marek Jasaň | 2015
Slovakia | 5 min
A musician struggling with his latest composition steps out to buy cat food, when inspiration strikes in the form of colour and sound.
Director: Lukáš Sigmund | 2017
Slovakia | 1 min
An explosive fight for existence between blue protagonist and red antagonist, circle signal versus triangle signal – who will dominate?
STRAWBERRY DAYS (JAHODOVÉ DNI)
Director: Eva Sekerešová | 2016
Slovakia | 14 min
Karol just wants to be a Healthy Deer – but an unwanted neighbour has moved upstairs… into his brain.
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