United Kingdom / Animation / 4 mins
Director: Spencer Susser
Writer: Spencer Susser
Producer: Jeff Vespa, Lisa Arianna, Spencer Susser
Cast: Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn
Humane Society International campaign spokesbunny Ralph, voiced by Taika Waititi, as he goes through his daily routine as a “tester” in a lab.
Step Into The River
China / Animation / 15 mins
Director: MA Weijia
Writer: MA Weijia
Producer: Damien Megherbi, Justin Pechberty
Two young girls living in a village nestled on the banks of a river. As the one-child policy has led some families to drown baby girls, they both have a special relationship with this river, which looks like a cradle of tragic stories.
The Boy and The Mountain
Chile / Animation / 11 mins
Director: Santiago Aguilera, Gabriel Monreal
Writer: Pablo Aguirre, Santiago Aguilera, Gabriel Monreal
A child who likes to daydreaming, but in his studies he is not doing well at all. His father constantly urges him to improve, advising him that he must reach very high to succeed in life.
The Hangman at Home
Denmark / Animation / 14 mins
Director: Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Writer: Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Producer: Lana Tankosa, Avi Amar
“What does the hangman think about when he goes home at night from work?”
Inspired by the iconic Carl Sandburg poem (1922), The Hangman at Home explores themes of acknowledgement and participation.