Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Competition: Animated Short Film Programme 1

Friday 4 Dec 2020 - 11:00am to Saturday 5 Dec 2020 - 12:00pm

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.    


Deux Oiseaux    

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.


The Quiet

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.


To Gerard        

A sprightly elderly man inspires a little girl to follow her dreams through magic.       

U.S.A. 2019. Director: Taylor Meacham. Duration: 7 minutes.


Rag Doll        

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.