MONSTRA Festival

Family Programme Competition 1

Sessions:

9 March | MUSEU NACIONAL DE ETNOLOGIA | 11:00
9 March | CINEMA SÃO JORGE | 15:00

9 March | AUDITÓRIO MUNICIPAL ANTÓNIO DA SILVA | 16:00
10 March | CINEMA CITY ALVADADE | 11:15

10 March | MUSEU NACIONAL DE ETNOLOGIA | 16:00
16 March | MUSEU NACIONAL DE ETNOLOGIA | 11:00

17 March | MUSEU NACIONAL DE ETNOLOGIA | 16:00
All films will be screened in Original Version and subtitled in Portuguese

Summer Rain

Country: SWITZERLAND Year: 2023 Duration: 5 mins.
Sinopsys:
Quincy, an imaginative young girl, spends a peaceful childhood with her parents. However, when her mother falls ill, Quincy has to cope with the changes in her everyday life. She doesn‘t quite grasp the situation and even after the her mother‘s death, as she is confronted with her father‘s grief, she doesn‘t stop seeing the world through her naïve and childlike eyes.
Credits:
Direction: Marlene Low, Julia Krummenacher, Johanna Kern
Writers: Marlene Low
Production: Production: HSLU Design & Kunst / BA Animation Jürgen Haas, Co-production: Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen SRF, Gabriela Bloch-Steinmann
Animation: Marlene Low, Julia Krummenacher, Johanna Kern, Luwam Ghebrehiwet
Music: Reina Burkhalter
Sound: Sounddesign: Noah Lüthi, Jérémie Itty, Emanuel Strehler
Distribution: HSLU Design & Kunst / BA Animation, contact: Chantal Molleur

Beaver

Country: GERMANY Year: 2022 Duration: 4 mins.
Sinopsys:
The mouse rescues a starving beaver from an island.
Credits:
Direction: Julia Ocker
Writers: Julia Ocker
Production: Thomas Meyer-Hermann
Animation: Marius Jiro Magracia
Music: Christian Heck, Sumophonic
Distribution: Studio FILM BILDER GmbH

Blue Teddy Bear

Country: CROATIA, SLOVAKIA Year: 2023 Duration: 10 mins.
Sinopsys:
A boy got a plush blue teddy bear for his fifth birthday. Although he desperately wanted to open the gift, his mom wouldn't let him because dust and bacteria often live on plush toys. The boy longed to unwrap teddy bear, imagining about playing with it. But one day his younger cousin visited him and took his teddy away. The boy experienced a disappointment that he will remember for a long time. When he grew up and became a dad, he decided to do everything to make his son’s dreams come true.
Credits:
Direction: Marina Andree Skop
Writers: Pavlica Bajsić Brazzzoduro, Marina Andree Škop
Production: Marina Andree Škop
Animation: Goran Stojnić, Ivana Šebestova
Music: Dino Brazzoduro, Kralj Cacka
Sound: Luka Grubišić Čabo
Distribution: PomPom Film

Socks for the Star

Country: RUSSIA Year: 2023 Duration: 10 mins.
Sinopsys:
Dancing in cold space is dangerous, but close-knit friendship will keep you strong.
Credits:
Direction: Olga Titova
Writers: Olga Titova, Mikhail Aldashin based on the fairy tale of the same name by O. Titova.
Production: Boris Mashkovtsev
Animation: Evgeny Kadimsky
Music: Evgeny Kadimsky
Sound: Evgeny Kadimsky
Distribution: SMF animation studio

The Mystery of Missing Socks

Country: ESTONIA Year: 2023 Duration: 20 mins.
Sinopsys:
Little Pille goes to find her father’s missing socks under the bed, to a fantastical world of forgotten things. There she finds that dad’s socks have laid an egg! Now Pille must protect the socks from danger until the tiny egg can hatch.
Credits:
Direction: Oskar Lehemaa
Writers: Oskar Lehemaa
Production: Kristel Toldsepp
Animation: Nukufilm
Music: Rihards Zalupe
Sound: Matis Rei
Distribution: Kristel Toldsepp

Tuu-Tuu-Til

Country: GERMANY Year: 2023 Duration: 5 mins.
Sinopsys:
For small children the world is full of mystery and unknown and they need the help of a wiser being to navigate the challenges of every-day life. Or maybe it is the adults who, in the company of children, rediscover the magic in everyday life?
Credits:
Direction: Veronica Solomon
Writers: Veronica Solomon
Production: Veronica Solomon
Animation: Veronica Solomon
Music: Marius Kirsten
Sound: Luis Schöffend
Distribution: Wait A Second! Gbr

Blue Teddy Bear

Country: CROATIA Year: 2023 Duration: 10 mins.
Sinopsys:
A boy got a plush blue teddy bear for his fifth birthday. Although he desperately wanted to open the gift, his mom wouldn't let him because dust and bacteria often live on plush toys. The boy longed to unwrap teddy bear, imagining about playing with it. But one day his younger cousin visited him and took his teddy away. The boy experienced a disappointment that he will remember for a long time. When he grew up and became a dad, he decided to do everything to make his son’s dreams come true.
Credits:
Direction: Marina Andree Skop
Writers: Pavlica Bajsić Brazzzoduro, Marina Andree Škop
Production: Marina Andree Škop
Animation: Goran Stojnić, Ivana Šebestova
Music: Dino Brazzoduro, Kralj Cacka
Sound: Luka Grubišić Čabo
Distribution: PomPom Film

Jackdaw

Country: RUSSIA Year: 2023 Duration: 4 mins.
Sinopsys:
A small girl and a small bird discover together the surrounded world and open the lyrics of prose. Based on director’s poem, which was created in the age of 6.
Credits:
Direction: Anastasiya Lisovets
Writers: Anastasiya Lisovets
Production: Olga Granovskaya
Animation: Anastasiya Lisovets
Music: Alexey Prosvirnin
Sound: Alexey Prosvirnin

Petit T03 - I want to be a know-nothing-at-all

Country: COLOMBIA, ARGENTINA, SPAIN, CHILE Year: 2022 Duration: 7 mins.
Sinopsys:
Petit (5) is a boy who, in his eagerness to make his wishes come true, uses the most imaginative and original logics. Petit's ideas are innocent, but they defy the world's logic and expose its contradictions. Whether he is right or wrong, Petit never gives up, even if the world thinks otherwise.
Credits:
Direction: Bernardita Ojeda
Writers: Fernando Salem Matías Goldberg Gabriela Larralde
Production: Producción Ejecutiva:Cristián Freire Producción General: Catalina Fontecilla
Animation: Simón Ramírez, Pau Ros, Nil Ferrándiz, Mikel Sánchez, Salva De Haro, David Guevara, Lea Bou Younes, Vanessa de la Fuente, Nadia Sholtz-Rautenstrauch
Music: Gustavo Pomeranec, Gustavo Pomeranec
Sound: Non Stop Digital S.A Damián Seoane
Distribution: Señal Colombia

Petit T03 - I want to be a know-nothing-at-all

Country: COLOMBIA Year: 2022 Duration: 7 mins.
Sinopsys:
Petit (5) is a boy who, in his eagerness to make his wishes come true, uses the most imaginative and original logics. Petit's ideas are innocent, but they defy the world's logic and expose its contradictions. Whether he is right or wrong, Petit never gives up, even if the world thinks otherwise.
Credits:
Direction: Bernardita Ojeda
Writers: Fernando Salem Matías Goldberg Gabriela Larralde
Production: Producción Ejecutiva:Cristián Freire Producción General: Catalina Fontecilla
Animation: Simón Ramírez, Pau Ros, Nil Ferrándiz, Mikel Sánchez, Salva De Haro, David Guevara, Lea Bou Younes, Vanessa de la Fuente, Nadia Sholtz-Rautenstrauch
Music: Gustavo Pomeranec, Gustavo Pomeranec
Sound: Non Stop Digital S.A Damián Seoane
Distribution: Señal Colombia