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The winner of KISFF2012 is a Hungarian animation, the winner of KISFF2014 is also a Hungarian animation. For last few years all significant film forums have presented at least one (usually much more) animated films from Budapest. World-wide film festivals, such as Cannes FF, Berlin FF, Toronto IFF, Venice FF, Sundance, Tribeca, Clermont-Ferrand and many other film events in different parts of the world have presented these films. All these film directors are different, but they have few similar features - they all have the Hungarian passport and connections to the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design of Budapest city. We have decided to explore the reasons of phenomenal development of Hungarian animation, which is comparable to success of Hungarian cinematography in Hollywood in 1950s. Guests of the Festival are going to present the program, namely Luca Toth with her film «Superbia» which was presented in Cannes last year, Anna Katalin Lovrity with her «Volcano Island», which was presented in Berlin and Natalia Fabics, film historian and collaborator of Animation department of the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design.


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Superbia

Luca Tóth

Hungary / 2016, 16 min

 

The native people of the surrealistic land of Superbia, where men and women form separate societies, face the changes sparked by the first equal couple in their history.

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Hugo Bumfeldt

Éva Katinka Bognar

Hungary / 2016, 12 min

 

The film is about an alien boy, Hugo, who's living on a small, far-away planet. One day he gets his first pet as a present – a real scuba diver taken from Earth. His excitement about the diver knows no limits, and in his childlike selfishness he doesn't realize that he's playing his terrible yet cute games with an intelligent human being.

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The Noise of Licking

Nadja Andrasev

Hungary / 2016, 9 min

 

A woman is being watched every day by the neighbor's cat, as she takes care of her exotic plants. Their perverted ritual comes to an end when the cat disappears.

 

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Volcano Island

Anna Katalin Lovrity

Hungary / 2017, 9 min

 

Volcano Island takes place on a magical island where a young, naive female tiger is chased by an old, white male tiger.

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Limbo-limbo travel

Zsuzsanna Kreif, Borbála Zétényi

Hungary, France / 2015, 15 min

 

In a country where men seem more interested in their electronic gadgets than their peers, a group of lonely and disillusioned women take the Limbo Limbo bus. Off to a far exotic country, they hope to find the so expected happiness.

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Beyond

Milán Kopasz

Hungary / 2016, 10 min

 

A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not get out. Also in Earth there are places and situations with strange attraction. Some back off, some step closer to observation.

Leftover

Tibor Banoczki, Sarolta Szabo

Hungary / 2014, 14 min

 

What does it mean eating alone in human society? Showing moments of six different lives, this animated anthology film seeks answer for this question. Remains of food, remains of human relationships.