Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Competition: Animated Short Film Programme 1
Programme 1 duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
Please note all films in competition have yet to receive certification. Some films may contain strong language, content and scenes that may be upsetting. For viewers under the age of 18, parental discretion is advised, as programmes may not be suitable.
Reven og Nissen
A hungry fox hunts for food on a cold winter night. On the edge of the forest he discovers a small farm. He sneaks closer to steal a snack and is caught red-handed in the hen-coop. But can an outcast fox trust anyone other than himself?
Norway. 2019. Directors: Yaprak Morali, Are Austnes. Duration: 9 minutes.
Matilda and the Spare Head
A girl who wants to be the smartest person in the world.
Lithuania. 2020 Director: Ignas Meilunas. Duration: 13 minutes.
1967. Jean spends his holidays at his grandparents’ farm. He gives in candid yet cruel games on the surrounding animals.
France. 2019. Director: Antoine Robert. Duration: 12 minutes.
When an astronaut ponders on the quietude of space, he comes upon a startling self-realisation. The truth is written in the stars, but what will he uncover?
Australia. 2019. Director: Radheya Jegatheva. Duration: 10 minutes.
A sprightly elderly man inspires a little girl to follow her dreams through magic.
U.S.A. 2019. Director: Taylor Meacham. Duration: 7 minutes.
Amidst a deadly persecution, a determined orphan tries to bring her mother back to life through the power of art.
2020. Canada. Director: Leon Lee. Duration: 18 minutes.