'We May Meet, We May
Not' | Skirmanta Jakaite | Lithuania
The backbone of the whole MIAF mission. Somehow
we’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,350 entries with
enough strength and wits intact to put together a series of
programs that showcase the best 200 or so new films. Five
‘general’ International Competition Programs,
our ever popular ‘Abstract Showcase’
and ‘Long Shorts’ programs,
PLUS an entire competition program of new 3D
> International Program #2: Mon 24
June, 6.30pm (repeats Sat 29 June, 5.00pm)
> International Program #3: Wed 26
June, 6.30pm (repeats Sat 29 June, 6.30pm)
> International Program #4: Fri 28
June, 6.30pm (repeats Sun 30 June, 4.00pm)
> International Program #5: Sat 29
June, 6.00pm (repeats Sun 30 June, 5.30pm)
> International Program #6 –
Abstract Showcase: Wed 26 June, 6.30pm
> International Program #7 –
Long Shorts: Wed 26 June, 8.15pm
> International Program #8 –
3D Stereoscopic Shorts: Sat 22 June, 8.30pm
May Meet, We May Not
Director: Skirmanta Jakaite
Producer: Ilja Bereznickas
LITHUANIA, 5'09, 2011
A perspective-bending trio meet
in the woods and move forwards-backwards-sideways from there.
Director: Michael Frei
Producers: Michael Frei, Estonian Academy of Arts, Lucerne University
of Applied Sciences and Arts
SWITZERLAND/ESTONIA, 3'37, 2011
twin at arm’s reach, a reflection on the water, a shadow
on the wall, an entrance to another dimension at your finger
Director: Amir Admoni
Producer: Rogerio Nunes
BRAZIL, 6'13, 2012
A little guy with the roughest, rottenest
deal of them all rolls out for another day on the road-stripe
Director: Darren Walsh
Producers: Dave Anderson, Russell McLean
UK, 1'35, 2012
A short, sharp, simple
vignette from Bob, who shares his views on community service
in a charity shop.
Director/Producer: Alessia Travaglini
ITALY, 5'06, 2011
Beware the chuckling, sharp-dressed man
– or is that a bunny? – reading Silenzio Sa Mente
on a lonely park bench. Inevitably, it leads to being drawn
into the sinister dark by the coat-creature with four arms.
Director/Producer: Stijn Windig
HOLLAND, 2'50, 2012
A robo-rotary, flying-machine
rhythm heralds the beginning of a hallucinatory journey that
not everybody can share.
Director/Producer: Adnan Popovic
AUSTRIA, 4'15, 2011
The cloistered interior of a pure white
room is the perfect space to unleash a sustained fiesta of stop-motion.
Director: Gudrun Krebitz
Producer: Verena Schilling
GERMANY, 9'00, 2012
listening. Don’t lay down there, it’s dirty. Best
case scenario – they’re going to think I’m
a crazy person.
Director: Hugo Bravo
Producers: Alexiz Laffaille, Pierre Razetto, Dimitri Comen-Tanumi
FRANCE, 2’10, 2012
A crazy-good stretching and rolling photo-montage
essay from the very outer edge of what this technique can deliver.
Director/Producer: Daniel Sousa
USA, 12'41, 2012
A hunter takes in a feral child he discovers
in the woods and quickly realises that creating a new life for
him will take more than clothes, kindness and a haircut.
Director/Producer: Meghana Bisineer
UK, 4'18, 2011
In this film, animation is the gracefully
evolving veil through which a simple, unchanging reality is
viewed or masked depending on your perspective.
Triangle Affair / Kolmnurga-Afaar
Director: Andres Tenusaar
Producers: Andrus Raudsalu, Arvo Nuut
ESTONIA, 10'39, 2012
A crazy-wild ballet of the strangest creatures
getting a bit of after-hours cleaning done, drawing lines in
the sand and making a break for it on the high wire.
Director: Patrick Bouchard
Producer: Julie Roy
CANADA, 8'53, 2012
An extraordinary claymation masterpiece.
A great beast pulls its heavy load: a greedy and angry nation
of people that slaughters each other and saps its energy.
no dialogue / S = subtitles