Als Herzstück des Festivals versammelt der internationale Wettbewerb die Trends und Strömungen des weltweiten unabhängigen Animationsfilmschaffens von Frauen. Hier finden sich Filme von anerkannten Größen des internationalen Trickfilms ebenso wie die Arbeiten von Newcomerinnen. Die Filme des ersten Blocks erinnern an Väter und vergangene Leben, erzählen von fiktiven Liebhabern, seltsamen Halluzinationen und nehmen uns mit in den Transitbereich eines Flughafens, in dem Reisen beginnen oder ihr jähes Ende finden können. Dauer: 68'
Kutxa Beltza | Black Box
Isabel Herguera, Izibene Oñederra
A moving truck is heading towards the Igueldo lighthouse, where a woman lives with a dog. Inside the charged environment of the lighthouse, the woman will become the protagonist of the strangest of hallucinations. – The interior of the lighthouse bears the signature of Izibene Oñederras, the exterior that of Isabel Herguera.
My Father’s Room
She was abused by her father during childhood. Since he left, the pain and anger have begun to fade. One day, unexpectedly, she is struck by a revelation about her father's life that casts her feelings about him into confusion.
Stranac u mojoj glavi | The Stranger In My Head
Twelve years ago I read ‘The Stranger’ by Albert Camus. I mostly remember the influence it had on me and the atmosphere it created, but when it comes to the book’s characters and plot there are only fragments left. So I tried to put those fragments into some context.
A Love Letter To The One I Made Up
A lonely walk home is intertwined with an underwater fantasy world. The combination between reality and fantasy is portrayed in a love letter addressed to an imaginary ‘perfect’ man.
“Noch bist du da” | "You are still there"
A visualization of a poem by Rose Ausländer that encourages the reader to embrace life. Mrs. Pribil died at the age of 86 in the apartment shown in the film; right until the end only her husband’s name was indicated on the door plate, even though she survived him by many years.
Airports: pinnacle of modern society, where borders, security and tolerance are constantly tested. While for some the journey starts, for others it abruptly ends.
Cerulia returns to her childhood home to find that it is haunted by her memories.
Pépé le morse | Grandpa Walrus
On the windy and cloudy beach, Granny is praying, Mum is shouting, the sisters don’t care, Lucas is alone. Grandpa was a weird guy, now he’s dead.
Tricky Women - International Animation Filmfestival Vienna