Selected by kids for kids, our annual panorama of the world’s best animated shorts for the Festival’s youngest audience (we suggest 3–7 this year) has plenty to offer their grown-up escort parties.
- Aotearoa New Zealand
- South Africa
- South Korea
- The Netherlands
Appalling many, thrilling others, outraging all, hailed as a brilliantly hellish vision, dismissed as a stunt, Lars Von Trier’s psychosexual horror film was the one that dominated the headlines from Cannes.
Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick
A century ago in Sweden a woman finds respite from her tough life in photography. “A rich, intensely human story that deals with the mysteries of creativity and love and the pain and joy of relationships.” — LA Times
Flammen & Citronen
The myths surrounding the Danish Resistance during World War II are scathingly reassessed through the eyes of two of its legendary heroes in this action-packed thriller. With Mads Mikkelsen.
MIC Toi Rerehiko presents the best new NZ short films selected by a panel of industry experts. It’s a bumper year with two of these six, The Six Dollar Fifty Man and Lars and Peter, also selected for competition at Cannes.
Fra Thailand til Thy
This lively doco portrait of Thai wives in a remote Danish town provides intimate insights and challenges PC prejudices about arranged marriages in which emotional comfort is frankly bartered for economic security.
Graphic design and animation morph into a single artform in the best of recent International CGI shorts – narratives, ads, music videos – as selected from a 1000 entries at the prestigious SIGGRAPH Asia Festival.
Fra Thy til Thailand
This lively doco portrait of a marriage broker in a small Thai village challenges PC prejudices about arranged marriages in which emotional comfort is frankly bartered for economic security.