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The personal is political and in today’s highly charged and dangerous times you would think we haven’t learnt a thing from our past. Do challenging times require challenging minds?

Films:

I Am Not Pretty (其實,我不美)

Dir: Yin-ni Keung
Hong Kong 2017
6 mins

Della always puts on heavy make-up, for it makes her feel more confident, look adorable for her loved one and get preferential treatment.

 

Obon

Dir: Andre Hormann & Samo (Anna Bergmann)
Germany / Japan 2018
15 mins

Akiko Takakura is one of the last survivors of the Hiroshima a-bomb explosion. During Obon she receives the spirits of her parents and is haunted by memories.

 

Hybrids

Dir: Kim Tailhades
France 2017
6 mins 22 secs

When marine wildlife has to adapt to the pollution surrounding it, the rules of survival change…

 

Brexicuted

Dir: Chris Shepherd
France / UK 2017
5 mins

This satirical animation considers why Brexit is happening.

 

Facing It

Dir: Sam Gainsborough
UK 2018

8 mins 30 secs

As Sean anxiously awaits a meeting in the local pub, he is forced to explore his own unhappy memories and relationships in an evening that will that will leave him changed forever.

 

My Yiddish Papi

Dir: Eleonore Goldberg
Canada 2017
7 mins 29 secs

A young woman decides not to answer a phone call from her grandfather, unaware that it will be his last. When he dies, she is overwhelmed with guilt and regret and can’t sleep.

 

Newport Gun Girls

Dir: Lauren Orme
UK 2017
11 mins 35 secs

An animated documentary that shines a light on a forgotten group of women who worked during the second world war.

 

Vermin

Dir: Jeremie Becquer
France / Denmark 2018
6 mins 3 secs

A Rat poet, whose hopeful poetry contrasts the world in which he lives in, gets confronted with the harshness of a society bias towards Mice.

 

Europe is Lost

Dir: Gary Dumbill
UK 2017
4 mins 36 secs

Inspired by artist Kate Tempest’s poem of the same title, a collage of vintage and historical imagery echoes a warning through time.

I Don’t Protest, I Just Dance In My Shadow

Dir: Jessica Ashman
UK 2017
5 mins 21 secs

“I don’t want to feel like it’s only me. I know it’s not only me, because there are others out there…”

 

Mamoon

Dir: Ben Steer / Blue Zoo Animation
UK 2017
6 mins 29 secs

Mamoon follows the story of a mother and child who are forced to leave home when mysterious shadows envelop the light in which they exist.

 

Via

Dir: Izzy Burton
UK 2017
3 mins 12 secs

Via tells of the journey of life through epic, beautiful environments and meaningful character animation.