27. International Film Festival ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA 04 – 10.03.2024 / Jelenia Góra / Poland

Short animated film copmetition – part V

Short animated film competition – part V

FRIDAY, 08.03.2024, 14:20-16:45, (LOT CINEMA, pocztowa st. 11)
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In 1942, on a train to nowhere, a former drag queen remembers a night from her past in one of Paris’ first queer bars. Remnants of customer gossip recall this mythic bar and its mysterious Jewish-Algerian owner. 

FRA/ISR, 2023, 15:00, dir. Tom Prezman, Tzor Edery-Mordekovich, prod. Ron Dyens


A love triangle set in a fantastical world where science and the supernatural collide. The story follows the brilliant inventor, Nikola Tesla, as he and Alan Turing accidentally release demons into our dimension. It is a thrilling journey into a world where science and the supernatural coexist, and the choices we make have the power to shape our destiny.

D, 2023, 06:00, dir. Thorsten Fleisch, prod. Thorsten Fleisch



А young writer dedicates his nights to hunting entangled phrases with his pen. The moment he is confronted with the pregnancy of his wife his world collapses. Lingering fears and painful memories overwhelm him and he needs to trace the missing piece.

BGR, Sleda, 2022, 07:00, dir. Asparuh Petrov, prod. Vessela Dantcheva


A waitress goes about her daily routine serving coffee whilst having thoughts of escaping her reality. A costumer is constantly recording and listening back to the surrounding sounds of the café and is completely fixated by this task. Apathy is a condition that leads consciousness into stagnation, but do either of them realise that they are themselves examples of this condition?

HRV, Sjeti Se Kako Sam Jahala Bijelog Konja, 2022, 10:00, dir. Ivana Bosnjak Volda, Thomas Johnson Volda, prod. Igor Grubic



In a camp on the outskirts of the Vercors mountains, five Resistance fighters, forgotten by their headquarters, struggle against boredom, frustration and a difficult daily life. Little by little, madness takes hold of Joseph, a kid who just joined the camp, and spreads to the others.

FRA, 2023, 19:40, dir. Lyonel Charmette, prod. Les Astronautes – Vanessa Buttin-Labarthe


After losing his fiancée and his good looks in a freak accident, Clyde must confront his inner demon.

HUN/ROU, 2022, 14:20, dir. Balázs Turai, prod. Gábor Osváth, Péter Benjámin Lukács

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Thoughts ripple over the pages of a personal notebook, kept during a stay at different science labs in Zürich. They float from one to another, like a mind map of unfinished ideas on memory, medical imaging, cells, and aging.

BEL, 2022, 04:00, dir. Soetkin Verstegen, prod. Soetkin Verstegen


Curiosa tells the story of overly curious Mary, who visits her boyfriend’s flat for the first time, just to discover it’s been stripped bare of all personal belongings. After being denied an explanation, she climbs into his head.

UK, 2022, 09:30, dir. Tessa Moult-Milewska, prod. Sychelle-Kristina Yanda

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At the mercy of the dentist’s chair, the protagonist cannot escape the confrontation with pain and the dregs of the miserable human condition. To distract himself, he takes refuge in a fantasised story of fishermen and the sea.

CHE, 2022, 06:00, dir. Claudius Gentinetta, prod. Claudius Gentinetta


The Pérez family are an almost normal family, although their behaviour is somewhat dysfunctional. The couple plans to fertilize an egg she laid last night.

ESP, Todo Está Perdido, 2022, 07:00, dir. Carla Pereira, Juanfran Jacinto, prod. Guadalupe Arensburg, Jorge Acosta, David Castro González, Álvaro Díaz Calvo

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