Film Archive

A Blue Room

Animated Film
France,
Poland
2014
15 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Ron Dyens
Tomasz Siwiński
Rémi Boubal
Tomasz Siwiński
Tomasz Siwiński
Tomasz Siwiński
Tomasz Siwiński
Lionel Guenoun
A man is in a coma. In his mind he wakes up in a room where a window is the only link to the world outside. He can’t open it, but he sees persons and events from his life move past outside.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

A Night on the Lake

Animated Film
France
2013
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Annick Teninge
Lizete Murovska
He wants to go fishing. She’s afraid he could harm himself. A very special relationship tragedy unfolds in a boat in the middle of the lake.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Storm Hits Jacket

Animated Film
France
2014
13 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Jean-François Le Corre, Mathieu Courtois
Paul Cabon
Jukka Herva
Paul Cabon
Paul Cabon
Paul Cabon, Antoine Maillère, Marylou Mao
Paul Cabon
While a storm is raging, this fairly bizarre story about espionage, love and a crazy witch escalates.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Braise

Animated Film
Belgium,
France
2013
7 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Arnaud Demuynck
Hugo Frassetto
Willy Chapdelaine
Nicolas Liguori, Aurelie Berducat
Julien Laval, Hugo Frassetto
Hugo Frassetto
Fabrice Faltraue
A young man at a party is seduced by a beautiful woman. As the others are watching the couple they start to talk.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Cargo Cult

Animated Film
France
2013
8 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Ron Dyens
Bastien Dubois
On the Papua coast, in the middle of the Pacific War, some Papuans are appealing to the magnanimity of the Cargo god by elaborating a new ritual. “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” said Arthur C. Clarke.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Hollow Land

Animated Film
Canada,
Denmark,
France
2013
14 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Marie Bro, Dora Benousilio, Marc Bertrand
Uri Kranot, Michelle Kranot
Uri Kranot
Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Normand Roger, Pierre Yves Drapeau
Solomon and Berta are two seekers who arrive – their treasured bathtub improbably in tow – in a land that promises respite from their many journeys. From the first optimistic moments after their arrival, to the final haunting scene at sea, the film captures the state of being displaced – whether by circumstance or by choice.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Kiki of Montparnasse

Animadoc
France
2013
15 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Olivier Catherin, Serge Elissalde
Amélie Harrault
Olivier Daviaud
Rodolphe Ploquin
Lucile Duchemin, Serge Elissalde, Amélie Harrault
Amélie Harrault
Yan Volsy
Kiki de Montparnasse was the muse of major avant-garde painters of the early twentieth century. Memorable witness of a flamboyant Montparnasse, she emancipated from her status as a simple model and became a Queen of the Night, a painter, a press cartoonist, a writer and a cabaret singer.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Off the Track

Animated Film
France
2012
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Annick Teninge
Rocio Alvarez
Christine Webster
Chloé takes her driving test – for the ninth time. And once again she will give everything, everything! An ecstatic adventure behind the wheel begins.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Sea of Letters

Animadoc
France
2013
5 minutes
subtitles: 
No
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Renaud Perrin
Renaud Perrin, Julien Telle
John Deneuve
A line of water comes to life on a stone surface and fades away. The story evokes the fate of a Spanish refugee in Marseille at the end of the 1930's. The water evaporates suggesting the remoteness and oblivion reflected in the letters that never reached their destination.



Honorary Mention in the International Competition Animated Film 2013

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Tongue-Tied

Animated Film
France
2012
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Annick Teninge
Lucrèce Andreae
The men and women have only a few minutes to shine. They sit down at a table, talk a while and move to the next partner. The rules of Speed Dating are clear and strict. But will the participants find what they are looking for?

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Women’s Letters

Animated Film
France
2013
11 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Gilbert Hus, Luc Camilli
Augusto Zanovello
Christian Perret
Cyril Maddalena
Étienne Jeantet
Elodie Ponçon, Patricia Sourdes, Ignacio de Marco, Augusto Zanovello
Augusto Zanovello, Jean-Charles Finck, Arnaud Béchet
Samuel Beaucamps
On the battlefields of the First World War the medic Simon treats the infantry soldiers with love letters. He himself seems to be immune to guns and bullets. Thinking of his female war pen pal all the time seems to protect him. But death enters unexpectedly. Can written words even begin to ease the pain?

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Agnieszka

Animated Film
France
2011
10 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Dora Benousilio, Les Films de l'Arlequin
Izabela Bartosik
Krysztof Lochowicz
Sara Sponga
Vincent Reignier
Anne Larricque, Sylvie Leonard
Izabela Bartosik, Patricia Valeix
Loïc Burkhardt
Agnieszka experiences a family breakup which causes her to withdraw into herself. The events she goes through in her loneliness allow her to finally reconnect with her mother and to come out of seclusion.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Conte de Faits

Animated Film
France
2011
4 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Annick Teninge, La Poudrière
Jumi Yoon
Yan Volsy
Myriam Copier
Jumi Yoon
1960, in Korea: Nana, a five year old girl living in a brothel, reinvents everyday reality by imagining her own fantastic world.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Edmond Was a Donkey

Animated Film
Canada,
France
2012
15 minutes
subtitles: 
No
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Richard Van Den Boom, Papy3D Productions
Franck Dion
Pierre Caillet
Franck Dion
Franck Dion
Gilles Cuvelier, Gabriel Jacquel, Samuel Guénolé, Claire Trollé (Studio Train Train)
Franck Dion
Pierre Yves Drapeau, Lise Wedlock, Serge Boivin
Edmond is not like everybody else. A small, quiet man, Edmond has a wife who loves him and a job that he does extraordinarily well. He is, however, very aware that he is different. When he suddenly discovers his true nature, an ever-widening chasm opens up between himself and others.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.

Tram

Animated Film
Czech Republic,
France
2012
7 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Ron Dyens (Sacrebleu Productions), Katarina Cerna (Negativ Film Productions)
Michaela Pavlatova
Petr Marek
Milos Krejcar
Michaela Pavlatova
Michaela Pavlatova
Daniel Nemec
The humdrum daily routine of a tram driver: like every morning, men get on the vehicle to go to work, all similar, quiet, grey. And yet, on that day, prompted by the jolts and the road vibrations, to the rhythm of the tickets inserted in the ticket-stamping machine, the driver gets turned on and the tram goes erotic.

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author’s name. Some original titles and names have been transcribed resp. transliterated. We apologise that we cannot cite individual image sources and rights in our festival publications or festival coverage. Please note that the visual material is published exclusively for the purposes of promoting specific films or festival programmes. No transmission to third parties is provided and would only take place with the explicit agreement of the owners of the rights. The rights to the images lie with the respective copyright owners.