Film Archive

Kids DOK 2016
Daughter of Guang Nan Michael Mellemløkken

Ten-year-old Yanxuan lives in the South Chinese Mountains and loves what every girl loves: singing and dancing like the stars on television. Her greatest wish, though, is to celebrate her birthday with the whole family.

Daughter of Guang Nan

Documentary Film
China,
Norway
2016
14 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Binbin Cai
Michael Mellemløkken
Michael Mellemløkken
Rune van Deurs
Ten-year-old Yanxuan lives in the South Chinese Mountains and loves what every girl loves: singing and dancing like the stars on television. Her greatest wish, though, is to celebrate her birthday with the whole family. But her parents work far away.

Happy Life

Animated Film
China,
Germany
2012
6 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Xin Sun
Xin Sun, Yun Li
Xingyu Li
Yun Li
Xin Sun, Yun Li
Tobias Böhm
One stormy night a boy named “EGG” lays an egg from which a cute monster is born. The boy, terrified, brings it into the forest, but this bizarre incident recurs every night. Will he ever love his little monsters?
Kids DOK 2019
The Future That We Lost Gao Wenqian

The animated drawings from the 19th and 20th century invite us to marvel and tell us how the people in the past imagined our present.

The Future That We Lost

Animated Film
China,
France
2018
8 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Xuebing, Gao Wenqian
Gao Wenqian
Jiao Yusi
Gao Wenqian
Gao Wenqian
Gao Wenqian
Gao Wenqian
Li Yilong
Whales pulling little submarines and whole palaces borne in the air by hot air balloons traverse urban canyons to electronic sounds. The animated drawings from the 19th and 20th century invite us to marvel and tell us how the people in the past imagined our present. Will our ideas of the future also look so quaint later?

Marie-Thérèse Antony

The Smortlybacks

Animated Film
China,
Switzerland
2013
6 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Ted Sieger, Catherine Ann Berger
Ted Sieger, Wouter Dierickx
Christoph Utzinger
Ted Sieger, Wouter Dierickx, Sophie Animation
Ted Sieger, Wouter Dierickx
SoundVision
A mahout and his peculiar herd of curious and stubborn pachyderms live on a mountain plateau. Together they embark on an amazing and never-ending journey.