Sergei Ryabov // Russia // 2018 // 02:53 min
Animation, Live Action
Long train journeys can be so much fun, especially when you have a board game and a nice companion! Except of course if your opponent has an annoying winning streak...
Julia Ocker // Germany // 2017 // 03:37 min
A playful ant teaches its colony one of the greatest lessons of all – that working together is easier when it’s fun!
Reinout Hellenthal // Netherlands // 2017 // 18:33 min
What do you do when others refuse to accept you as you wish to be? Alex can’t stand it anymore and rebels.
Cristine Berglund // Sweden // 2018 // 14:30 min
Everyone in Lisa’s class has already done it. She decides to stop waiting and sets out to meet boys. Her wheelchair proves to be the smallest hurdle of all.
Meerim Dogdurbekova // Kyrgyzstan // 2017 // 13:29 min
Preparations for the great horse race are underway and every day after school Bakyt practises with his horse. On the big day however, nothing goes to plan…
Christina Willings // Canada // 2018 // 23:24 min
Although still children Bex, Fox, Tru, Lili, and Milo know who they are and that they do not conform with the traditional categories of gender. They talk about their lives.
Comfort Arthur // Ghana // 2016 // 04:00 min
Black Barbie is a Poetry animation that explores the filmmakers experience with skin bleaching products
when growing up.
Marc Ménager // France // 2017 // 20:00 min
Living with his parents in Spanish exile in France, Diego takes a gamble to protect his family’s photo album and all their memories therein.
Inga Lisa Middleton // Iceland // 2016 // 13:16 min
Anna is new to the village. All of the local children are hostile towards her – all except Búi, who challenges her to a thrilling dare.
Kjell Boersma // Canada // 2017 // 12:30 min
Instead of helping to build a dam as the old beaver wants, young Kit spends his time making friends with all the other animals in the forest. We soon find out that having good friends always comes in handy.
Manuel Kinzer / Jorge A. Trujillo Gil // Germany // 2018 // 15:00 min
As one of the gifted dancers in his local carnival club, Diego would much rather dance than play football, much to his mother’s great disappointment. Dare he disobey her to follow his dreams?
Michael Enzbrunner // Canada // 2017 // 06:00 min
Whilst on tour through a miniature wonderland inhabited by surreal-looking inhabitants, space-rock duo DEATH VAN encounter a hostile creature who threatens their existence.
Daniela Trocker // Italy // 2017 // 08:00 min
A harmonious and flourishing garden is only possible when certain plants are situated alongside other plants they like! But watch out, snails like vegetables too!
Nazgol Emami // Germany // 2017 // 10:33 min
Animation, Live Action
With a whole heap of imagination and a magnifying glass, a girl manages to transform her new home into a magical world. If only there wasn’t that annoying ringing of the doorbell! Who could it be?
Mirai Mizue // France // 2017 // 04:50 min
There are no boundaries to your imagination. Dreamland is capable of perpetually redefining itself.
Galen Fott // United States // 2018 // 11:00 min
An entire community of insects is thrilled by the appearance of a tiny green shoot and the ensuing adventure.
Veronica L. Montaño / Joel Hofmann // Switzerland // 2018 // 08:00 min
Moco’s nose keeps running and he’s sure that all the ice is to blame. While he’s busy destroying it, his neighbour Bodie carefully tries to repair it. Can a clever solution be found to stop the snotty nose?
Nikita Diakur // Germany // 2018 // 02:55 min
Street fair in Marzahn: The overweight puppets are at a rave in the parking lot until the polygons start flying around.
Anette Sidor // Sweden // 2018 // 14:30 min
In her love relationship, Alice fights against the confines of dictated roles for men and women with everything she has. Her friends think she’s going too far.
Daniela Opp // Germany // 2017 // 12:18 min
Although Molly and Rosa are decades apart in age, they share a love of ice cream, dogs and good stories!
Dato Kiknavelidze // Georgia, Germany // 2017 // 12:47 min
A beautiful pond provides the toad Geno and his frog, fish and animal friends with a thriving habitat. Their home becomes under threat when people encroach on their idyll with building plans.
Samuel Auer // Germany // 2017 // 05:00 min
Berlin artist Kolja Kugler sees the potential in things others throw away. In his hands, broken and discarded objects are transformed into musical robots and monumental sculptures.
Alex Holmes // Australia // 2017 // 15:00 min
A strict Christian community dictates the rules that guide the lives of Grace and her family – and forbidden relations, however chaste, do not go unpunished.
Kim Brand // Netherlands // 2017 // 15:00 min
Sil’s and Merlijn’s mothers work in a refugee camp in Lesbos. After hearing so much about the camp, the boys decide to go and see it for themselves.
Mimi Shinko // Japan // 2018 // 02:48 min
While trying to catch a butterfly, a green creature is stunned by the realisation that it is surrounded by cleverly camouflaged animals and birds.
Madeleine Gottlieb // Australia // 2018 // 14:58 min
During the summer holidays with his dad and sister, Gil longs to be on his own. That is, until he meets a fascinating mermaid on the beach named Rose.
Ilaria Angelini / Luca Barberis / Nicola Bernardi // Italy // 2017 // 03:20 min
A battle between two pupils is carried out on paper, until one of them bares their teeth!
Radheya Jegatheva // Australia // 2017 // 07:57 min
“Welcome to the new age, a digital life, where man is married to wi-fi and wife”: the relationship between
man and technology.
Maria Eriksson // Sweden // 2017 // 09:05 min
Nadja meets William in an online chatroom. During their first Skype date, things take an unexpected turn when William says that his camera is broken.
Olivia Kastebring / Julia Gumpert / Ulrika Bandeira // Sweden // 2018 // 17:30 min
Their thought-provoking performances deconstruct the relationship between subject and object.
Nils Hedinger // Switzerland // 2018 // 07:38 min
A little tadpole realises that it is the only one that hasn’t developed into a frog during springtime. But even larvae just wanna have fun!
Alexey Alekseev // France // 2017 // 05:36 min
A hunter sets off for the forest with his faithful canine companion. When he accidentally mistakes his dog for a rabbit, a hilarious chase ensues.
PEDRO VIKINGO // Spain // 2018 // 05:00 min
While the stories of these five children are unique, they all have something in common: From an early age they knew that their biological sex didn’t align with their social gender.
Alain Gagnol / Jean-Loup Felicioli // Belgium, France // 2018 // 08:37 min
As he refuses to stop antagonising his little brother, a boy is made to spend the afternoon with a strange old man with a terrible past.
Miguel Lambert // Canada // 2017 // 06:22 min
When Suzie breaks up with her boyfriend during a sport lesson, Maxime, Léo and Clovis step forward to invite her to the school prom. Who will be the new king?
Lou Rambert Preiss // France, Switzerland // 2017 // 13:55 min
Jonathan lives in two worlds and longs to venture out into the real world in the guise of his avatar.
Astrid Bussink // Netherlands // 2017 // 15:00 min
Children also have a lot of things to worry about. Luckily, there are hotlines for children in need of help. But what do you tell a complete stranger?
Alejandro Damiani // Uruguay, Mexico // 2016 // 05:00 min
Animation, Live Action
A mechanical Trump-like robot breaks through the Mexican border wall and issues a declaration of war on his enemies who fell from the sky.
Abel Ringot // Belgium, France // 2017 // 11:30 min
Animation, Live Action
Alice is an animation artist and tells the curious paper cut-out Manolo about the secrets of her art. Inspired, Manolo sets off to experience his very own story.
Lia Hietala // Sweden // 2017 // 15:00 min
Live Action, Commercial Work
How do you find out if you’re really in love? Cleo turns to her big sister’s girlfriend to find out more...
Rachel Ellis // Brazil // 2018 // 15:30 min
Four very young girls compete for the title of Mini Miss Baby.
Torfinn Iversen // Norway // 2018 // 13:17 min
On a camping trip, Jenny and Ingrid get stuck in a big muddy hole – which just goes to show that when you’re up to your neck in trouble with someone else, you may as well make friends!
Pol Rodríguez // Spain // 2018 // 17:14 min
Live Action, Promotional Work
Juna and her parents head to the hills of Tagamanent to care for her sick horse. In the forest, Juna meets a mysterious boy and strange things start to happen.
Barbara Vekaric // Croatia, Italy // 2017 // 18:00 min
Ashamed of her body, Stefani hopes that her fellow pupils don’t find out about her secret. Feeling pressured,
she is driven to prove herself.
Marion Duhaime // Canada // 2017 // 18:05 min
Lily-May confesses to her friends and family that she would like to take her own life. As her appointment in the futuristic suicide clinic approaches, she is forced to bid farewell.
Julien Carpentier // France // 2017 // 09:47 min
Instead of hanging with his old friends in the neighbourhood, Pablo would rather ride horses and dream of being a real urban cowboy.
Gustaf Lindstrom // // 2018 // 05:12 min
In Plankton we get a glimpse of the ideas and aspirations that float around at the bottom of the food chain. Don’t we all want to become something big one day?
Kateřina Karhánková // Czech Republic // 2017 // 10:29 min
On a clearing surrounded by a deep, dark forest lives a community of small furry creatures. They are safe here, but what lies beyond the trees?
Dave Whitehead // New Zealand // 2017 // 15:12 min
Two brothers go camping with their dad in the wilderness and hear about the eerie legend of the evil, old possum that haunts the forest. When the boys set off to look for it they are in for a real surprise…
Luiza Campos // Brazil // 2017 // 15:00 min
We often want what we don’t have and that’s just how Carol feels. Although she has beautiful curly hair she wishes that she didn’t. Should she straighten her hair against her mother’s wishes?
Maxim Kulikov // Russia // 2018 // 09:43 min
In search of peace and quiet, Irka’s grandparents move to a house near a forest. Although they all have different ideas about the meaning of peace, that all becomes secondary when it’s time to bid farewell.
Andrej Landin / Almog Avidan Antonir // Sweden, United States // 2017 // 15:50 min
Alongside school and work, Alicia also manages to look after her sick father. Juggling all of these duties drives her to make a life-changing decision.
Ophélie Pruvost // Belgium, France // 2017 // 20:00 min
A dreadful emptiness engulfs Aline’s life. Her father is in prison and refuses to let her visit. How can she conquer the walls between them?
Els van driel // Netherlands // 2017 // 15:10 min
It feels as though Safia has always been waiting: Like back in Libya for the war to end and now, in the Netherlands for a positive asylum decision. But for now, all waiting is suspended as she spends the summer at a camp with other teenagers and lives for the moment.
Frank Feustle // Germany // 2017 // 25:00 min
On a Kenyan reservation, young Samuel builds up a special bond to the lions he helps protect from extinction.
Natalie van den Dungen // Australia // 2017 // 10:10 min
While Milly is crazy about her guinea pig, her mother thinks that it’s time for her to make some “real” friends – but that’s not as easy as it sounds.
Frederike Migom // Belgium // 2017 // 15:00 min
At the age of thirteen, Si-G’s dreams of becoming a successful rapper come closer to fruition when a prominent musician contacts her to make a music video together.
Marijn Frank // Netherlands // 2017 // 15:00 min
At thirteen, Wessel faces an important decision: Should he become a butcher like his father and grandfather, or can he stand disappointing them and work as a farmer with living animals instead?
Manuela Vladić Maštruko // Croatia // 2018 // 07:38 min
What happens when you mix yellow and blue? Snails experiment with the magical fun of mixing colours.
Odveig Klyve / Kari Klyve-Skaug // Norway // 2018 // 14:47 min
Zahra and her family hope for asylum in Norway. The twelve-year-old girl from Afghanistan dearly wishes to be able to cycle to school, but there are considerable hurdles to be overcome.
Minerva Rivera // Mexico // 2018 // 15:00 min
Unexpectedly pregnant and unsure about what to do, Alejandra and her best friend set off on a road trip to find answers.
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Felicia Sundberg // Sweden // 2018 // 06:02 min
It's early in the morning and Sabina is ready to start the day. Her mama on the other hand, is fast asleep and seems sure to miss Sabina's party with loud singing and dancing - not to mention sweets before breakfast!
Swann Arlaud / Tatiana Vialle // France // 2018 // 17:23 min
Charles feels uncomfortable in his skin because no one sees him as he imagines himself to be: cool, strong,
political and black.
Jeremie Becquer // Denmark // 2018 // 06:00 min
A poetry writing rat is arrested by the mouse police officers without any reason. The rat is “different” for the mice and is therefore treated with contempt.
GAUTHIER AMMEUX / ALEXANDRE DUMEZ / VALENTINE BAILLON / BENJAMIN CHAUMENY / LEA FINUCCI / MARINA ROGER // France // 2017 // 07:30 min
A tiger and its pursuer end up in a space station, where they meet an astronaut and his goldfish. It quickly becomes apparent that weightlessness turns everything upside down.
Clara Stern // Austria // 2016 // 10:30 min
After babysitting, Anna sets off home in the middle of the night. Waiting at the local bus stop proves to be a nerve-wracking experience.
Lotta Schwerk // Germany // 2017 // 13:22 min
Zoe, Tomke and Bruno drift from one day to the next, rebelling at turns peacefully and loudly. They search their way, as a threesome, a couple and ultimately alone.
Monika Kotecka, Karolina Poryzała .. // Poland // 2017 // 14:00 min
Documentary, Live Action
Twelve-year-old Zuzia loves horses and acrobatics. What hobby could be possibly more fitting than equestrian vaulting?
Nils Johan Lund / Bjørn Sortland // Norway // 2017 // 07:21 min
Are Zara and her family really zombies? They live in a caravan and often have bloody noses. Because of the spooky rumours about her family, friends are never allowed to visit and can’t try her mum’s yummy cooking.
Clotilde Bertet // France, Tanzania // 2017 // 14:35 min
Frustrated by the mindless use of plastic bags in her local community, Zawadi and her family decide to try and change people’s habits – starting at their own fruit and vegetable stand.
Askar Nurakun Uulu // Kyrgyzstan // 2017 // 10:00 min
The fascination for film can be found all over the world, but not all cinemas have huge screens and buckets of popcorn. And the young hero of this film has to be inventive to finally see his local cinema from the inside.
mehdi heydari // Iran // 2017 // 14:02 min
A lonely young boy learns about honesty and affection from an old woman he meets in the neighbourhood.