Short Film City Hull – Best of Fest Anca + 2097: We Made Ourselves Over – October 23

HIC + Short Film City Hull presents: BEST OF FEST ANCA + 2097: We Made Ourselves Over

Mon 23 October | 7:30pm | Fruit | 100 mins | Pay what you like | Unrated 18+ Only

Best of Fest Anča 2017 is a collection of award-winning short animated films from the current Fest Anča International Festival of Animation in Slovakia. The films have been selected from nearly 1,600 entries from more than 70 countries worldwide. A jury of international guests awarded this year awards in four categories. See the best of short animation, student films, music videos, and movies for kids.

Fest Anča Films:

Anča Award: SORE EYES FOR INFINITY
Elli Vuorinen | Finland | 15 mins

Anča Award Special Mention: DOLLS DO NOT CRY
Fréderick Tremblay | Canada | 20 mins

Anča Student Award: PENELOPE
Heta Jäälinoja | Estonia | 4 mins

Anča Student Award Special Mention: ROOMMATES
Jamie Wolfe | USA | 5 mins

Anča Music Video Award: THE UNNATURAL
Marcos Sánchez | Chile | 5 mins

Anča Music Video Special Mention: SEX BRUISE
Conor Grebel | USA | 5 mins

Anča Kids’ Award: THE LITTLE BIRD AND THE CATERPILLAR
Lena Von Dohren | Switzerland | 5 mins

As part of Hull UK City of Culture celebrations Blast Theory and KCOM present 2097: We Made Ourselves Over, an interactive project around 5 short sci-fi films set in Hull 80 years into the future.

It’s 2097 and the days of upheaval are over. A new resilience has taken hold.

Three young girls must make a decision which will affect their entire city, as well as members of their own families. The future of the city relies on their ability to embrace the unknown, face the future and act.

2097: We Made Ourselves Over takes you on a journey to the cusp of the next century. Come into a world where consciousness is transferred from the dead to the living. See molecular harvesters destroy cities and rebuild them.

In five short science fiction films – each accompanied by an interactive film for smartphones – and through live events across both Hull and Aarhus, 2097: We Made Ourselves Over explores the belief that everyone has the power to act and influence the future – uncovering the unnerving and exhilarating idea that anything is possible.

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