Animation Competition 2


Thursday, July 4. 2019 – 18:30 @ FILMHAUS KINO am Spittelberg, 79 min

A Bird With No Legs - Nick Cinelli

A Bird With No Legs

Nick Cinelli | 2019 | 8 min 55 sec | UK

RADAR International Competition

Theo plays his saxophone to lead his broken father inside a magical song. Theo’s goal- to help James overcome his grief.

Am I a wolf? - Amir Moein

Am I a wolf?

Amir Houshang Moein | 2018 | 8 min 15 sec | IR

RADAR International Competition

Children perform the familiar story of the wolf and yeanlings in school as a puppet theater. The nanny goat in the grief of its yeanlings and the angry wolf in its solitude, face each other. As usual, the wolf defeats, but…

Bloeistraat 11 - Nienke Deutz

Bloeistraat 11

Nienke Deutz | 2018 | 9 min 41 sec | NL

RADAR International Competition

Inseparable best friends spend their last summer holiday of childhood amusing themselves around the house. As summer progresses their bodies start to morph and shift and an awkwardness descends on their friendship. Puberty seems determined to interrupt their bond.

Counting - Rahil Bustani


Rahil Bustani | 2018 | 11 min 8 sec | IR

RADAR International Competition

History of humanity is the tale of suffering masses in hands of a few.
War is one the most significant tragedies of human history. Many talented and brilliant individuals who never had the chance to escape this ill fate and faced unparalleled injustice. In “counting”, the dessert illustrates the isolation, and the war, loneliness.
The two who reached an agreement on number are joyous. There is a battle in the dessert in front of them and it seems there is a pending doom.  There is suffering, and bewilderment in a dessert that all are dead.

Grow up to be a Little Tree - Noemi Ribić

Grow up to be a Little Tree

Noemi Ribić | 2019 | 5 min 27 sec | HR

RADAR International Competition

A newcomer is beginning to settle in a little town with six other neighbours. Vegetation is scarce, but everyone is trying to grow their own tree. The new stranger is trying too hard, though, and she is met with the disapproval of her neighbours…

Hope for the Future - Mona Heinrich

Hope for the Future

Aschurina Esho, Mona Heinrich, Stefanie Waldner | 2018 | 2 min 30 sec | AT

RADAR Student Competition

‘Hope for the Future’ is an aid organization based in Vienna which seeks to help victims of human trafficking and forced prostitution. The video is used to call for donations and to motivate volunteers for the organization. The content of the video deals with the experiences of a person affected by forced prostitution.

My Generation - Ludovic Houplain

My Generation

Ludovic Houplain | 2018 | 8 min | FR

RADAR International Competition

What if we put down our smartphones and opened our eyes wide shut? This is what suggests the short film My Generation: An 8 minute travelling shot where we go through different worlds; contemporary art, GAFA, sports, religions, pornography, politics, finance, sacred cows, generalized surveillance, all opiums of the people. It’s Jérôme Bosch teleported to the post Warhol era. If modern alienation is depicted, there is no moral judgement but a clinical detachment as with Stanley Kubrick: the facts, only the facts.

Red dress. No straps. - Maryam Mohajer

Red dress. No straps.

Maryam Mohajer | 2018 | 8 min 23 sec | UK

RADAR International Competition

1985. Tehran. Iran-Iraq war. For ‘Marmar’ it is another ordinary afternoon at the grandparents’. The echo of ‘Death to America’ chants from the morning school assembly mixes with ‘The voice of America’; grandad’s favourite radio program. Marmar is waiting for granny to make her a dress exactly the same as the glamorous American Popstar; Bright red. No straps.

Starvation - Zara Rostampour


Zahra Rostampour | 2018 | 7 min 12 sec | IR

RADAR International Competition

A hungry wolf gets stuck in stereotypes about being the big bad wolf of the story. She has to flee when everybody accuses her to violence and murder. She faces the danger of getting killed.

The Woman Who Turns Into A Castle - Kathrin Steinbacher

The Woman Who Turns Into A Castle

Kathrin Steinbacher | 2018 | 3 min 45 sec | AT/UK

RADAR Student Competition

An animated documentary about a woman who turns into a castle based on Oliver Sacks Case study.

Wegstücke / routes - Evelyn Kreinecker

Wegstücke / routes

Evelyn Kreinecker | 2017 | 5 min | AT

RADAR Austrian Competition

People are walking along their ways – day by day, enforced, contented or uncertain. Drawn with charcoal on a piece of canvas, lanes are created. Those snapshots are changing and overlapping, telling stories, leaving traces and putting questions: Where should we go, may we go and must we go?