Foyle Film Festival Light in Motion Competition: Animated Short Film Programme 2

Friday 4 Dec 2020 - 11:00am to Saturday 5 Dec 2020 - 2:00pm

Programme 2 duration: 1 hour

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.

The Bonefish        

A mother of two goes on an underwater journey to make a profound decision that will reshape her family.    

U.S.A. 2020. Director: Daniel Houghton. Duration: 8 minutes.



Today is an important day for Zak, but everything is going horribly wrong. (When his car won’t start), he has no choice but to use public transportation.

U.S.A. 2020. Director: Geoff Hecht. Duration: 8 minutes.    


Something Borrowed         

Pen to paper, a sweet old woman can’t find the right words. But when she lends her pen to a hopeless young chap a whirlwind of a chase ensues.

U.K. 2020. Director: Micky Wozny. Duration: 8 minutes.



In Lisbon, a married couple is about to get aboard the legendary n°28 tramway, but how should you react when the brakes let go and embark you on a vertiginous race... with a baby on board.    

France.    2019. Directors: Otalia Caussé, Geoffroy Collin, Louise Grardel, Antoine Marchand, Robin Merle, Fabien Meyran. Duration: 5 minutes.


Jolly Girl        

In a small English town, the winds blow cold, and the old streets are looking down at heel.  Lost in memories of long ago, Barbara watches the world from her living room window, as it keeps moving and changing.

U.K. 2019. Director: John Horabin. Duration: 17 minutes.


The Abandoned Block        

A useless, damaged, forgotten block of marble after years of neglect, emerges as one of the greatest and most beautiful works of art.    

Canada.2020. Director: James Bourne. Duration: 6 minutes.


The Dead Hands of Dublin        

Sometimes the only thing between life and death is a snap of your fingers.

Ireland. 2020. Director: Leo Crowley. Duration: 7 minutes.