Womanimation! 2014 Films

Mythopolis  *Audience Award Winner*

Dir. Alexandra Hetmerová (Kromeríž,Vážany, Czech Republic)

Legendary characters from Greek mythology live their lives and solve their problems in today´s world.

12 min, 2D computer


Dir. Bárbara Oliveira (Porto, Portugal)

Kilamba loves to see her grandmother pound cassava, but will the tradition survive?

3 min, cut-outs, digital 2D

Provoda (The Wires)

Dir. Marina & Tatiana Moshkova (Saint-Petersburg, Russia)

A word spoken during a phone call comes to life and travels along the wires of the city trying to reach its final destination, changing the lives of the people it encounters along the way.

6 min, 2D computer

Naghsh-e har pardeh (The Role of Each Fret)

Dir. Maryam Farahzadi (Tehran, Iran)

Performed in Persian miniatures, a couple in love get assistance uniting from a joint effort of music and nature.

9 min, 2D cut-outs

Oh My Dog!

Dir. Chloé Alliez (Biarritz, France)

A dog show features several canines displaying their unusual talents. Among them is Sweetheart, cheered on by his over-zealous owner. Will he triumph in this demanding competition?

6 min, Stop-motion


Dir. Emma McCann (Angouleme, France)

A plow driver unwittingly makes an enemy as he carries out his job clearing the roads of snow.

8 min, Stop-motion

The Blood

Dir. Velislava Gospodinova (Sofia, Bulgaria)

An appeal to society against terror and war, against violence in any of its forms. The Blood - a destructive element or a life-giving substance, a symbol of death or hope of deliverance.

6 min, mixed: traditional, 2D, 3D

Morze (The Sea)

Dir. Zofia Dabrowska (Lodz, Poland)

A fisherman has a unique romance with the sea, figuratively and literally.

5 min, 2D cut-outs

Symphony no. 42

Dir. Réka Bucsi (Budapest, Hungary)

An unconventional narrative presenting 47 scenes of surreal situations based on the interactions of humans and nature. Every small movement affects another, building an unpredictable, irrational system.

10 min, 2D digital drawing


Dir. Raquel Sancinetti (Montreal, Canada)

A satirical look at a couple compensating for their loneliness with a cacophony of electronic devices.

5 min, Stop-motion

Wedding Cake

Dir. Viola Baier (Ludwigsburg, Germany)

Marzipan bride and groom figurines atop a wedding cake come to life and contend with sculpting a perfect life together out of the cake icing.

9 min, 3D computer

Womanimation! 2014 Audience Award


Our second audience award is again a custom creation from Signe Baumane.



Thanks to Janice Chun for our Womanimation! 2014 posters.

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A terrific write-up and summary of the festival from the New Haven Independent.

A featured event and another event highlight in the CT Patch.

A recommendation from the CT Tourist Office and the CT Insider.

A listing for the 2023 Encore Edition from WBUR Radio, and the Boston Patch.

Also mentions from MassArt on their website and facebook.

An article highlighting the 2023 festival from the
CT Insider, along with another listing here.

A detailed article from Patch.com.

Selected as a Coming Attraction by Boston's Arts Fuse.

A terrific article on the 2019 festival in the Providence Journal.

Another article in the RI Motif Magazine.

A recommendation from Boston's WBUR ARTery.

A great Motif article on the 2017 festival, along with a mention of the 2018 festival in the Boston Globe.

An interview with festival organizers from 2016 in Motif Magazine.

Another writeup on the 2016 festival in the Providence Monthly.

Motif Magazine also discussed the 2015 festival.

Read about the 2014 festival in the Providence Phoenix and Journal.

Read about the 2013 festival in the Providence Monthly and Journal.

The 2013 festival was a Providence Phoenix Editor's Pick.

Read recommendations for the 2012 festival in the Boston Phoenix and Weekly Dig.

The 2011 festival was covered in the Providence Journal and Phoenix.

Read a detailed interview on the 2010 festival in the Boston Globe.