А4

  • Chelyabinsk
  • Voronezh
  • Naberezhnye Chelny
  • Москва
  • Saint-Petersburg

5th animation festival that will present new films from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

ENTROPIA

Flóra Anna Buda | Hungary | 10,30 min | 2019

Entopia is a container of three parallel universes where three girls are living in different circumstances. One of them represents the animalistic side of human nature, one of them is a consumer fulfilled with her own frustrations, and the third one is living in a futuristic room where she has to run to keep the system work. Suddenly a fly flews over the three universes and make a bug in the system. Because of that bug the girls are able to move towards each other, they meet and melt in a peaceful idyll while the whole universe is collapsing around them.

TAKE ME PLEASE

Olivér Hegyi | Hungary | 13,51 min | 2018

The movie is a presentation of a breakup, and everything after that: the boy is hesitant, the girl gets bored with it, the boy meets the girl’s new boyfriend, which is a bit more shocking than it was expected, the boy wants to escape, he believes his life is over, then they meet again, and fall in love again, but in the end they have to admit, that it really doesn’t work.

ŽLTA

Ivana Šebestová | Slovakia | 6 min | 2017

Yellow is a movie about freedom and the joy of living, but also about the fear that stops us from enjoying them. The main character has withdrawn into her own, neatly structured world whose boundaries make her feel safe. Fortunately, her longing for freedom is much stronger than her fear of the unknown.

CESTA

Marek Jasaň | Slovakia | 9 min | 2018

Journey is the story of a man, who daydreams entering the minds of people around him, stealing their dreams, desires and personal experience in order to fill his own, empty mind.

MALA

Diana Cam Van Nguyen | Czech Republic | 10 min | 2017

This film is a reflection of my own life. It is about growing up as a stranger in the Czech Republic. It also reflects feelings of generation of young Vietnamese having lived in this country since childhood, about those who speak Czech better than Vietnamese. Who are lost in the Vietnamese habits, but still belong to somewhere in between. We may identify with the place we were born, raised or lived, the question is where we feel home…

MUKUMU

Pavla Baštanová | Czech Republic | 8 min | 2017

Mukumů is an animated film that illustrates the peculiar Scandinavian nature and people who live there and fight with both the nature and their own existence. The film shows everyday life and the unpredictable situations made by nature. The word "mukumů" is used for calling cows to come from the fields. It represents casual activities which give life sense. Humans, animals and nature are all together trying to survive.

SCHOVKA

Barbora Halířová | Czech Republic | 6,55 min | 2019

A short graduation film about the flow and perception of time while the kids are playing their game. "A hole behind doors, behind this void,the whole world.

BŁOTO

Alicja Błaszczyńska | Poland | 12,32 min | 2018

The protagonist wants to break up with her boyfriend, who is not only boring but also brings her sentimental gifts. But the unwanted present, given as a memento of their time together, has magic properties. After the split-up, the girl’s life literally starts sinking in a swamp. "Mud" is a gloomy and repulsive animation, in the style of a fairy tale combined with a horror, about the consequences of rejected love.

IMPOSSIBLE FIGURES AND OTHER STORIES III

Marta Pajek | Poland | 12 min | 2018

A man and a woman meet in a waiting room and immediately get close to each other. They commence a game that gradually gets more and more ferocious. Their faces resemble masks while shapes slowly lose their integrity. Bodies are formed like clay, embracing each other up to the limits of impossibility. III is a portrait of a woman in an exhausting relationship with a man, which allures and repulses at the same time. The film is the third part of the triptych Impossible Figures and other stories.