Cartoon d’Or

BROTHERS IN ARMS_2Cartoon d’Or is the award for the best European animated short film. In 2015, the jury members watched 31 films that were awarded at one of the partner festivals during the previous year. Amongst this shortlist, the jury selected these six nominees to compete for the Cartoon d’Or.

Screening schedule & online ticket shop:
Aurinkobaletti, Fri 10 pm
Jo-Jo, Sat 10 pm

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A Single Life
Job, Joris & Marieke
Netherlands 2014 | 2 min

When playing a mysterious vinyl single, Pia is suddenly able to travel through her life.

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Autumn Leaves
Carlos De Carvalho & Aude Danset
France 2013 | 11 min

Abel lives in the winter and Apolline lives in the summer. Isolated in their “natures”, they never met each other. They are not even supposed to meet. So when Abel crosses the border and discovers Apolline, curiosity is overwhelming…

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Brothers In Arms
Cav Bøgelund
Denmark 2014 | 30 min

Brothers In Arms tells the story of Ørn, a Danish platoon commander positioned in Afghanistan and his cooperation with local police captain, Fareed.

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Coda
Alan Holly
Ireland 2014 | 9 min

A lost soul stumbles drunken through the city. In a park, Death finds him and shows him many things.

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I Can’t Wait
Claire Sichez
France 2013 | 5 min

It is a simple and bitter-sweet story, a story that touches any age, that we want to keep to oneself as a secret, a story carrying many feelings, a story which, finally, we want to share with everybody: it is the story of life.’

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The Bigger Picture
Daisy Jacobs
United Kingdom 2014 | 8 min

“You want to put her in a home; you tell her; tell her now” hisses one brother. But Mother won’t go, and their own lives unravel. Innovative life-size animated characters tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly parent.