Audience Award 2017
Seyed M Tabatabaei
An imprisoned character in a room is attracted to a hanging light and tries to catch it. But the room itself becomes an obstacle in his quest.
In this abstract music video, colour, shape, and sound combine to take us to a new aural plane.
WAYS OF SEEING
The rumble of train rails; the crashing of ocean waves; the soft caress of distant wind.
Two people. Two ways of perceiving the world.
CAN YOU DECIDE?
This is the story of a lonely robot musician who is struggling between the desire to travel and play music throughout the galaxy or go back home to be with the one he loves.
All the puppets and scenery have been recycled and skillfully crafted from waste materials.
Or Kan tor
A tiny creature searches for companionship in an empty city. His music transforms the space around him and calls to others.
Merve Cirisoglu Cotur
The happy life of a Syrian kid alters instantly with the sudden war and he finds himself in a state of struggle. The war changes not only lives, but also the role of his box; first as a carefully built toy house, then as a place to take shelter in a refugee camp with full of dangers and finally as a boat that sails for a journey towards hope.
A clock-watching robot is unexpectedly keen to finish his shift. A companion robot discovers his surprising secret.
PLEIN ETE (HIGH SUMMER)
A troubling moment in the balminess of a summer in the countryside. Whilst gardening, a young man sees his mother as a woman for the first time.
TRIAL & ERROR
A film about a lost shirt button, perfectionist aunts, busy cats, startled parrots — and a long-lost friend.
A tale about a man who loves and adores his beard in perfect harmony, until suddenly he meets a woman. The Beard becomes jealous and sets out to prevent things getting any closer.
A SINGLE BLADE OF GRASS
One artist’s journey to the Japan of his dreams.
A celebration of Japanese woodblock prints and brush paintings and how they inspired and transformed Vincent van Gogh’s work.
The film is based entirely on the artist’s letters.
A drawn girl starts an incredible journey through the world of artist’s fantasy, gets into difficult situations and overcomes various obstacles, trying to find the lost value – the part of herself.