International Program 3_MIAF 2021
International Program 3_MIAF 2021
Violent Equation (2019)

ACMI & Melbourne International Animation Festival present

International Program #3

Various | Worldwide | 2019 | Unclassified (15+)

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Sat 15 May 2021

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One of three stunning programs showcasing the awesome diversity of animation made up from 4,000+ submissions. Every technique, every genre, every style – your annual deep-dive into the international indie animation universe.

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Violent Equation
dir. Antonis Doussias, Greece, 2019 (NL)
Ignorance creates fear and envy brings violence. An astonishing proto-visual tour-de-force into a mad collective imagination.

dir. Diyala Muir, Frank Wajda, UK, 2019 (Sung)
A carnival of constantly slow-roiling imagery designed to bring visual meaning to the lyrics of an ethereal Frank Wajda track.

Don’t Know What
dir. Thomas Renoldner, Austria, 2018 (SL)
“A film that returns to the impulses of cinema, that of creating both magic and humour” (Turku Festival). Best of OIAF too.

2 minutes 20
dir. Justin Gueguen and Annastassja Delayen, France, 2019 (NL)
A surrealist wander through a fascinating world infused with a 1930’s art deco aura.

Inside Me
dir. Maria Teixeira, Germany, 2019 (Subs)
A clear decision surrounded by mixed feelings. A young woman recounts her experience with abortion.

No Objects
dir. Moia Jobin-Pare, Canada, 2019 (NL)
An immersive, sensory exploration of the nature of the gesture through photography, scratching and an experimental soundtrack.

dir. Dohyung Kim, South Korea, 2019 (Subs)
An affecting look into the mysterious and hidden world of professional mascot training.

dir. Carla Pereira and Juan Fran Jacinto, Spain, 2019 (NL)
In his thirties and still living with his mother, a man decides to break free from his inner demons in Kafkaesque style.

dir. Yajun Shi, USA, 2019 (NL)
Wherever there is human development, somewhere nature is getting the shorter end of the stick.

dir. Michael Frei, Switzerland, 2019 (NL)
How do we define ourselves when we are all equal. An intense exploration of group dynamics.

The Birth Order Experiment
dir. Tom Schroeder, USA, 2019 (SL)
A richly luxe faux-doco looking into the results of a highly unusual thesis – a choice new work from a member of MIAF royalty.

Format: DCP
Language: Mix of English and other languages with English subtitles
Duration: 85


85 mins


Unclassified (15+)

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