Amazing and Astounding
Surreal landscapes, created by animators and filmmakers, can take the imagination to a thrilling place. Be prepared to be amazed by strange worlds and fantastical scenarios.
Programmed by Philip Ilson | Total running time 107min
Films in this programme
A journey through space and the process of creation within an animated cosmic chaos.
Dir Réka Bucsi. Denmark 2018. 21min
Katrine has a normal life, a normal job, a normal boyfriend and a normal apartment in a normal city. But then things become a little less normal.
Dir Lucia Bulgheroni. UK 2018. 8min
Watch out for the bungee jumpers as you navigate your way around this estate’s techno party.
Dir Nikita Diakur. Germany 2018. 3min
Operation Jane Walk
The digital war zone of a dystopian multiplayer shooter is re-appropriated for a pacifist city tour of post-apocalyptic Midtown Manhattan.
Dir Leonhard Müllner, Robin Klengel. Austria 2018. 16min
A grimace, a sigh and a quiet whisper of despair over our own impotence.
Dir Betina Bozek. Poland 2017. 4min
Herman Brown Is Feeling Down
Herman’s quiet colourful world is suddenly interrupted by something loud and stressful.
Dir Dan Castro. UK 2018. 6min
A whimsical look at the flora and fauna of an absurd volcanic island.
Dir Max Mörtl, Robert Löbel. Germany 2017. 3min
The Fruits of Clouds
Furry lives in a clearing surrounded by dark woods with a pack of animal friends. Furry’s friends are afraid to venture into the scary woods, but he’s bored doing nothing but waiting.
Dir Kateřina Karhánková. Czech Republic 2017. 10min
A space-rock duo tours through a miniature world inhabited by surreal creatures.
Dir Michael Enzbrunner. Canada 2017. 6min