LIM Animated Short Film Competition Programme 2

Sunday 25 Nov 2018 - 12:30pm

Since 1999, the Foyle Film Festival has been an Oscar® affiliated festival - one of only a handful of festivals to enjoy this honour. In addition, Foyle Film Festival enjoys BAFTA recognition since 20

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Life is like walking on a tightrope. In scary times we lose balance. When we are happy or excited we forget we walk on a rope. So it is for Luba and her friend Sparrow.

Russian Federation 2018 Director: Zhanna Bekmambetova Duration: 11 mins


The Wiremen

When electricity is first brought to rural Ireland, a six year-old girl believes an actual faerie has entered her home with ‘the light’.

Ireland 2018 Director: Jessica Patterson Duration: 8 mins



For years Finn and Natalie walked the same path but when their time together comes to an end, Finn finds himself lost in a mysterious forest. At risk of losing himself, Finn must gather the strength together to forge a new path.

USA 2018 Director: Neth Nom Duration: 13 mins


The Christmas Rabbit

On Christmas Eve, an old lady finds her beloved cat dead. All day long she tries to find him a fitting resting place, but remains unsuccessful until an option she hadn’t considered comes her way.

UK 2018 Director: Christophe Lopez Huici Duration: 11 mins


Cat Days

Jiro a little boy feels sick. His father takes him to the doctors. She diagnoses a harmless condition. But it shakes the boys identity to the core.

Germany/Japan 2018 Director: Jon Frickey Duration: 11 mins


The Box

The Box is full of miserable creatures. One of them doesn’t belong there. He’s thinking outside the box.

Slovenia 2017 Director: Dusan Kastelic Duration: 13 mins



A man remembers his childhood growing up with an annoying little sister in 1990s China. What would his life have been if things had gone differently?

USA 2018 Director: Siqi Song Duration: 8 mins


Take Rabbit

Take Rabbit is a humorous take on an age old conundrum – a man attempts to transport some unlikely passengers across a river in his tiny boat but soon realises he’s taken on more than he bargained for.

UK 2017 Director: Peter Peake Duration: 15 mins


All films in the competition have yet to receive certification. Some films may contain strong language, content and scenes that may be upsetting. For viewers under 18 years of age, parental discretion advised as programme may not be suitable.