NOTICE! The starting time has been delayed to 14:30
TAFF Jury 2023 are Aline Höchli (CH), Kaisa Penttilä (FIN) and Thomas Renoldner (AU). In this screening we offer our jury members’ best of the best: experimental, artistic, funny and touching films.
Films in this screening:
Kaisa Penttilä, Leena Jääskeläinen:
Boris the Råt Gets Fit
(Råtta Booris kuntoilee)
Finland, 2012. 5 minutes.
Boris. A Rat with issues. He decides to mend his ways which soon attracts the attention of the police. Anneli the Baltic Herring, Boris´s best friend is deeply embarrassed. Boris is soon to learn the lesson of his life.
Too many strokes
(Ein Schlag zuviel)
Austria, 1989. 3 minutes.
Finland, 2021. 9 minutes.
A family holiday in a zoo is interrupted when an unknown species tries to enter the zone.
He sö kherö
Switzerland, 2016. 6 minutes.
The woman saves fishes. The crocodile eats fishes. The woman loves the crocodile and the crocodile loves her. The film follows their everyday life and, in short episodes, tells of their difficulties.
Structure / Dissolution
(Struktur / Auflösung)
Austria, 1989. 4 minutes.
The Egg Race
Finland, 2009. 9 minutes.
A young pigeon couple get their first egg for which they have been waiting for a long time. When the egg is laid, the pigeons start a vigorous education project. Instead of hatching the egg, the pigeons start whisking it around in a rally car…
Switzerland, 2017. 3 minutes.
The skinny, young girl spends her time alone feeding pigeons in the park. But even they fly away from her. Suddenly, company turns up. But the beanpole feels uneasy about the new companionship, so she sets about going to a specialist for parasites.
Kaisa Penttilä, Reetta Neittaanmäki:
The Plastic Godzilla of the Baltic Sea
Finland, 2017. 3 minutes.
The plastic Godzilla of the Baltic Sea is coming soon. It’s catastrophic!
Austria, 2012. 7 minutes.
Sunny Afternoon is the confrontation of a “kind of” an avant-garde film with a “kind of” a music video, consequently questioning the standard taboos and clichés of both “genres”.