SAAVA 10 years

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Screening info:
Manilla-teatteri, fri Aug 31st 2.30 pm

The program is curated by the association Swedish Animation and Visual Arts. SAAVA brings together the animators of Sweden as well as those interested in the artform, to strengthen the role of animation in Sweden.

The association celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, www.saava.se

Here we’re treated to a cavalcade of films animated in Sweden in the past decade. Wildly diverse techniques and expressions is united through the form, they are all created motion.

Tord and Tord
Niki Lindroth von Bahr | SE 2010 | 11 min

One day, Tord accidentally walks in to the apartment next to his own. Another person named Tord lives there, he has just moved in.

Hetero
Lasse Persson & Lisa Tulin | SE 2013 | 5 min

A man and a woman are having sex in paradise. The man leaves for work while the woman heads for the hair salon. A quirky animation of a symbol-laden story about gender, power and sexuality.

Checkoo
Erik Rosenlund | Se 2008 | 12 min

An underperforming office worker does everything he can to fit in.

Still born
Åsa Sandzén | SE 2014 | 10 min

Still Born is an animated documentary about loss, anger and sorrow. A cardiac malformation leaves the soon-to-be parents with an unacceptable choice.

Moms on fire
Joanna Rytel | SE 2016 | 14 min

What’s it like to be massively pregnant with only four days until you’re due to pop? You’d like to jerk off but can’t even reach, your boyfriend is a useless, boring shit, and you’d like to have some fun, but you’re pregnant. Again. Yuk!!!

Swimming Far Out
Elisabet Ericson | SE 2013 | 7 min

A young woman has become tired of life in the city. She starts to grow an idea that life might be more exciting somewhere else. Suddenly everything reminds her of the ocean. One day she decides she needs to explore what is out there. And she starts swimming.

But you are a dog
Malin Erixon | SE 2014 | 12 min

An odd group of people gather to see an unusual dance performance. They all have their own issues but nevertheless, they can’t help but notice the odd one out. This is a nontraditional love story, between a man and his… special friend.

Bussresan
Sarah Gampel | SE 2016 | 14 min

Sarah is invited to show her film in Israel as part of a film festival bus trip. She is hoping for political discussions and friendship, except the conversation stops each time she brings up the occupation of Palestine. So instead, Sarah talks to her dead dad over a noisy phone line.