Best of Kaboom 2021: Shorts

Kijk op één avond de Best Animated Shorts van Kaboom Animation Festival 2021.

Afgelopen april vond het Kaboom Animation Festival online plaats. Zeven korte films vielen in de prijzen. Op 22 juli zijn deze eenmalig in één programma bij ons te zien. Alle films zijn Engels ondertiteld. Ook de inleiding is in het Engels.

Oeil pour Oeil
Thomas Boileau, Alan Guimont, Robin Courtoise, Mathieu Lecroq, Malcom Hunt François Briantais, Frankrijk, 2019, 6’

A one-eyed pirate captain keeps going on a journey to get a treasure, everytime with a new crew of pirates as one-sighted as he is.

Average Happiness
Maja Gehrig, Zwitserland, 2018, 7’

During a PowerPoint presentation, statistical diagrams break free from their restrictive coordinates. A trip into the sensual world of statistics begins.

See Me
Patty Stenger, Yvonne Kroese, Nederland, 2020, 8’

When nobody sees you, you seem to disappear. Only when you fall, you seem to belong, just for a little while. A surreal and freakish view of the world through a child’s eyes.

Elsa Duhamel, Frankrijk, 2019, 19’

Jeanne was born in 1959 in Saigon. She enjoyed a privileged lifestyle, protected from the war between North and South Vietnam. Fascinated by horses, Jeanne rode a mare called Bach-Hông. But on April 30th 1975, the communists stormed the city.

Kyoung-bae Kim, Zuid Korea, 2019, 3’

An anxious young man is drawn into a painting of a procession, and soon enough wishes he weren’t! Music video for Korean rapper Peejay.

I’m Here
Julia Orlik, Polen, 2019, 15’

An elderly man is looking after his paralyzed wife. Despite his old age and health problems he’s doing his best to relieve her suffering, which is getting worse day by day. His daughter helps him, trying to balance care with her work in the hospital and family life. Everyone has a different view on how to properly care for the sick, which often causes arguments.

Affairs of the Art
Joanna Quinn, Les Mills, Verenigd Koninkrijk, Canada, 2020, 16’

With Affairs of the Art, British animator Joanna Quinn recounts another gloriously unhinged chapter in the adventures of Beryl, the comic everywoman she unleashed upon the world with her debut film Girls Night Out. This short showcases one family’s eccentric yet endearing obsessions with everything from drawing to screw threads and pet taxidermy.