DOK Leipzig 30. Oktober – 5. November 2017
60. Internationales Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm
DOK Leipzig 30 October – 5 November 2017
60th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
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Crossing Identities — Best of Animadoc at DOK Leipzig

As the only festival in the world DOK Leipzig has continuously shown animated documentary films in its Animadoc programme for 15 years. We celebrate this anniversary with a brief historical journey through these extraordinary films, which explore the realities captured in the documentary and creativity of the animation.


A Cream and Two Plains


R: Damian Gascoigne
Großbritannien, 2002, 8:00min

Di, 18.10. 14:00 Uhr Universum

Sa, 22.10. 11:00 Uhr Universum


Rosa Gascoigne was often asked what it was like to raise eight children. This film is an attempt to answer the question. While Rosa is revelling in memories of life in a large family she is interrupted by scenes of animated chaos which make fragments of her family’s history come alive.

A Film from My Parish – 6 Farms


R: Tony Donoghue
Irland, 2008, 7:00min

Do, 20.10. 22:15 Uhr Astoria

So, 23.10. 17:00 Uhr Filmeck


There’s more to life in the country than crop rotation and animal husbandry. Six Irish farmers from a small village talk about history and life on a farm.

Assume Nothing


R: Kirsty MacDonald
Neuseeland, 2009, 81:00min

Sa, 22.10. 22:00 Uhr Universum

Fr, 21.10. 22:30 Uhr Filmeck


Man, woman, gay, lesbian, straight, normal, exotic, Drag Queen, Drag King – New Zealand photographer Rebecca Swan challenges our notions of gender, sexuality and beauty. A colourful journey of discovery into the realm of possibilities.

Cyanosis


R: Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami
Iran, 2007, 32:00min

Fr, 21.10. 11:30 Uhr Wintergarten


A street artist in Tehran and his dreams of love and recognition. Animated and documentary images, expressionistic and powerful. Special mention DOK 2008.

Dad’s Clock


R: Dik Jarman
Australien, 2001, 7:00min

Di, 18.10. 14:00 Uhr Universum

Sa, 22.10. 11:00 Uhr Universum


When the father was told that he had cancer he began to build a wooden clock … The story of a diffident relationship ultimately transformed by the realisation that the passing of time always leads to an end.

Flood of Memory


R: Anitha Balachandran
Großbritannien, Indien, 2008, 11:00min

Di, 18.10. 14:00 Uhr Universum

Sa, 22.10. 11:00 Uhr Universum


In August 2006, the monsoon hit the Indian province of Rajasthan like a flood. It rained without a break for 25 days. The people of the village of Dhonda fled to a nearby hill, but the water caught up with them. “Flood of Memory” tells the story of the Teenalal family in a mixture of real and animated film. All materials are dyed brown – as brown as the crushing flood.

It’s Like That!


R: SLAG (Southern Ladies Animation Group)
Australien, 2003, 8:00min

Do, 20.10. 22:15 Uhr Astoria

So, 23.10. 17:00 Uhr Filmeck


The film tells the story of three children who are detained under Australian immigration laws which prescribe the compulsory arrest of asylum seekers. The children, represented by migrant birds kept in a cage, talk about their environment, the food and about how they imagine Australia.

McLaren's Negatives


R: Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre
Kanada, 2006, 10:00min

Fr, 21.10. 11:30 Uhr Wintergarten


This visual essay reveals the secrets of legendary Canadian animation filmmaker Norman McLaren as well as his personal opinions about the production of films. An intimate look at the process of creating film art.

Mother Tongue


R: Susan Danta
Australien, 2002, 6:00min

Di, 18.10. 14:00 Uhr Universum

Sa, 22.10. 11:00 Uhr Universum


Separated from her father, a young girl and her mother record an audiotape for him every day. The women’s voices measure the real and imaginary distance between them.

My Father’s Story


R: Mary Kocol
USA, 1998, 11:00min

Fr, 21.10. 11:30 Uhr Wintergarten


Deportation and forced labour was the fate shared by two and a half million Poles during WWII, visualised in the story of Romuald Kocol. The film depicts his struggle for survival, liberation by the Americans and emigration to the United States.

My Life at 40


R: Laurie Hill
Großbritannien, 2005, 8:00min

Di, 18.10. 14:00 Uhr Universum

Sa, 22.10. 11:00 Uhr Universum


Even if you’re not 40 yet, you can still project. In this rather special co-operation it’s the 34-year-old director and his 12-year-old alter ego who do this. Both envision the future of a celebrated 40-year-old hero of conservation and owner of a Lamborghini. Only six years to go!

One Voice One Vote


R: Cécile Rousset
Frankreich, 2007, 14:00min

Do, 20.10. 22:15 Uhr Astoria

So, 23.10. 17:00 Uhr Filmeck


Martine and Arnaud are two French citizens from very different backgrounds. In interviews they talk about subjects like citizenship, politics and social commitment. The animated documentary tries to establish a connection between the two: Martine listens to Arnaud and Arnaud listens to Martine …

Pan Tian Shou


R: Joe Chang
China, 2003, 5:00min

Fr, 21.10. 11:30 Uhr Wintergarten


This film is dedicated to the great Chinese painter and teacher Pan Tian Shou who had a major impact on 20th-century painting. The end of his life was overshadowed by the Cultural Revolution.

Pingpongs


R: George Gendi
Großbritannien, 2006, 6:00min

Di, 18.10. 14:00 Uhr Universum

Sa, 22.10. 11:00 Uhr Universum


A married couple, despite loving each other for many years, have perhaps not spoken about certain feelings …

Ryan


R: Chris Landreth
Kanada, 2004, 13:00min

Fr, 21.10. 11:30 Uhr Wintergarten


Face to face: filmmaker Chris Landreth interviews Ryan Larkin – one of the most important Canadian animation artists, whose life was ruined by drugs and alcohol. Golden Dove Animated Film 2004, Academy Award 2005.

Silence


R: Orly Yadin
Großbritannien, Schweden, 1998, 11:00min

Di, 18.10. 14:00 Uhr Universum

Sa, 22.10. 11:00 Uhr Universum


When she was a little girl, Tana Ross narrowly escaped the horrors of the holocaust in Germany. This experience left her speechless and turned her into an outsider in her new home of Sweden. She will never see her family again.

Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square


R: Shui-bo Wang
Kanada, 1998, 28:00min

Do, 20.10. 22:15 Uhr Astoria

So, 23.10. 17:00 Uhr Filmeck


The visual autobiography of an artist who grew up in China during the historical uprisings of the 1960s, 70s and 80s. In a complex collage of drawings, painting and documentary material, Shui-bo Wang offers insights into the era of the Cultural Revolution and the ensuing years, always coloured by the links to his own and his family’s story.

Sverige


R: Magnus Carlsson
Schweden, 1996, 6:00min

Do, 20.10. 22:15 Uhr Astoria

So, 23.10. 17:00 Uhr Filmeck


People of various ethnic and social backgrounds speak up. One of the issues they discuss is the question of whether blind people should be allowed to live in houses with a view.

The Wind of Changes


R: Phil Mulloy
Großbritannien, 1996, 15:00min

Fr, 21.10. 11:30 Uhr Wintergarten


Playing tennis, shooting, sailing, surviving, escaping – all this and much more can be done with a violin, as this attempt of a biography of musician Alexander Balanescu demonstrates.

Tying Your Own Shoes


R: Shira Avni
Kanada, 2009, 16:00min

Di, 18.10. 14:00 Uhr Universum

Sa, 22.10. 11:00 Uhr Universum


Young people with Down’s syndrome paint their lives. Documentary and animated elements tumble together, wild, colourful and infinitely fantastic. Art as usual. Golden Dove short documentary 2009.

Urban Poems


R: Jörn Staeger
Deutschland, 2004, 9:00min

Do, 20.10. 22:15 Uhr Astoria

So, 23.10. 17:00 Uhr Filmeck


Starting from seven target points, the spectator travels through more than 20 German cities – condensed urban spaces in which architectural epochs overlay, displace and complement each other.