After a terrible battle, mother is haunted by horrific death scenes of her nine sons and the father of her children. Through her hard emotional journey and the oneiric imagery, we follow the pain and sorrow as well as strength, stamina, and heroism with which the mother endures her misfortunes. Inspired by the motifs of the Serbian medieval poem “Death of Mother Jugovic.”
A mysterious woman goes through abandoned cities buried in sad and collects quivering treads from the dead bodies. She uses the threads containing the essence of every man to make a cape she will later give to her successors, the children hidden from the sun in the deep underground.
Through visual metaphors and the symbolic language of animation, the film describes Mesa Selimovic‘s philosophical thought on the meaning of life. Inspired by an original audio recording from 1982, the famous Serbian novelist is looking for the answer to the question: “Is there a meaning in life and if there is, where is it…?”
Director: Jovan Rakić Technique: hand-drawn computer animation, 2D Animation: Jovan Rakić School: Fakultet Primenjenih Umetnosti Контакт/Contact: email@example.com Synopsis Little African village. A young man, marked with the magical pattern that the village shaman has drawn on his chest, goes to the hunt. Read More
A young man turns towards the Sun, but his shadow falls in front of him. He tries to correct this mistake, confronting his inner darkness.
After our hero, a young boy, is left alone to die in the midst of war and destruction, the last members of his tribe are dismantled to basic geometric forms under enemy fire. Taken by the feeling of sorrow and loss, the boy builds a totem out of their remains. Armed with this new structure, he continues towards another confrontation, with an unexpected twist.
The first encounter and the begging of a love story between a lumberjack and a vampire girl.
A lonely white flower grows surrounded by other plants and every day he struggles to survive.
Searching for her true love through a mobile app, a girl goes through a number of failed dates with monstrous men.
Alma is the result of working with young people in three communities (Novi Pazar, Sjenica, Prijepolje) and dealing with the subjects of gender, gender norms and gender-based violence. This animated film imposes the questions of oppressive gender patterns, through a symbolic depiction of specific prohibitions and desired behavior when it comes to women. The participants had an opportunity do conduct different types of intervention on the photographs of the actresses from the film, through drawing and coloring. That way, the young people were symbolically adding their views on how girls should look today and participating in their gender representation, just like the society does it through its agents of socialization in real life.