Film Archive

Patch

Animated Film
Germany,
Switzerland
2014
3 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Gerd Gockell
Gerd Gockell
Phil McCammon
Gerd Gockell
Gerd Gockell
Gerd Gockell, Ute Heuer
Ute Heuer
Thomas Gassmann
An experimental animated short film using abstract painting to explore the tension field between abstraction and recognisability.

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.

Hasta Santiago

Animated Film
Switzerland
2013
13 minutes
subtitles: 
English
German
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Nicolas Burlet
Mauro Carraro
Pierre Manchot
Zoltán Horváth
Clément Espinoza
Etienne Curchod
The light and funny tale of a hiker on the Way of St. James, the places he crosses, and the other hikers, many of whom carry not just their rucksack but their fate on their back.

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.

Plug & Play

Animated Film
Switzerland
2012
6 minutes
subtitles: 
English
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Hochschule Luzern D&K, François Chalet
Michael Frei
Saint Eliyah Church Children Choir
Michael Frei
Michael Frei
Michael Frei
Michael Frei, Thomas Gassmann
Anthropoid creatures with plugs in place of heads are up to mischief. Instead of submitting to the dictates of the raised fingers, they soon do as they please. But the fingers also finger around. Is it love or just destiny?

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.

Not About Us

Animated Film
Estonia,
Switzerland
2011
4 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles
Credits DOK Leipzig Logo
Michael Frei
Michael Frei
Michael Frei
Michael Frei
Michael Frei
Michael Frei
Michael Frei
Michael Frei, Thomas Gassmann
She and he. Separated by a ceiling, unaware of each other's existence, unknowingly repeat the same gestures. Black and white, light and darkness, a man and a woman. Opposites that complement and penetrate each other. A compelling story about emotional entanglement.

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.