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Sonja Rohleder // Germany // 2023 // 03:00 min

Animation, Children Film // Coming of Age, Drama

Language: Without Dialogues

A day draws to a close. A little monkey falls asleep.
As his mind wanders off, the forest starts to change.
What happens to us and our mind when we fall asleep? Somni combines a visual lullaby with the four stages of sleep, taking us through a deep and strange forest.


#parents   #fantasy   #Childhood   #Animal   #Dream  

Festivals & Awards:

Best European short film / ECFA price - BFF Kristiansand 2023
Special mention children section FAB Festival of Animation Berlin

Berlinale / Generation 2023 - World Premiere
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival
Chicago International Children's Film Festival
BFF Kristiansand International Children's Film
Fest Anča
Mo&Friese Hamburg
Animafest Zagreb
IndieLisboa - International Film Festival
The International Animation Festival "GOLDEN KUKER-Sofia"
FEST - New Directors / New Films Festival
IFF Kids Kino International Film Festival
Vienna Shorts / Kids & Youth programs
Dok Leipzig
Encounters Film Festival
Cinekid Festival
Cork International Film Festival
Turku Animated Film Festival
Festival Européen du Film Court de Brest
Vaf Animok
Countryside Animafest Cyprus
Linoleum Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival
BIAF Bucheon International Animation Festival
Primanima World Festival of First Animations
Insomnia International Open Air Animation Film Festival
Leeds Film Festival
Open-Air Filmfest Weiterstadt
Filmfest Sundsvall
LIAF London International Animation Festival
KFFK / Kurzfilmfestival Köln
IndieJúnior Porto – International Children's and Youth Film Festival
NZIFF New Zealand International Film Festival
RIFF Reykjavík International Film Festival
PÖFF Shorts
Lessinia Film Festival
REX Animation Festival
FAB Festival of Animation Berlin
TOFUZI International Animated Film Festival