Womanimation! 2017 Films

Total run time: 83 minutes


Dir. Saffron Ardern-Sodje (London, England)

The Mother Goddess created herself from chaos at the beginning of time, and from her came all life on earth.

1 min, 2D

Catherine  *Audience Award Winner*

Dir. Britt Raes (Gand, Belgium)

Catherine showers love on pets, especially cats. As she grows up, she can not connect with other people, yet her affection for her animals sometimes has unfortunate consequences.

11 min, 2D computer

Добро Пожаловать (Welcome)

Dir. Polina Kutukina (Moscow, Russia)

A young arrogant rector arrives at a church and conflicts with an elderly yet spirited nun who has made the church her home.

7 min, stop-motion

The Hunchback and the Swan

Dir. Dotty Kultys (Bristol, England)

A tale within a tale of an outcast who lives among the animals of the forest. When he takes ill, he is aided by his friends and an unusual love.

10 min, 2D digital/Cut-out/Pixilation


Dir. Elisa Talentino (Turin, Italy)

The dandelion flower is the Spring oracle where legend says that lovers wish upon the flower and then blow the seeds away to make the wishes come true.

3 min, painting

Le Chant des Grenouilles (Frogs' Song)

Dir. Violaine Pasquet (Cresson, France)

A dark and lonely bayou takes us to the heart of New Orleans' traditions. Its music gives strength to live in a perilous habitat, where injustice is master of ceremonies.

11 min, stop-motion


Dir. Agnieszka Oleksiuk (Poznan, Poland)

A woman knows how to enjoy the simple pleasures.

1 min, 2D computer

Супный день (Bloomsday)

Dir. Vova Kompotik (Dnipro, Ukraine)

A man lives with his head down, living a melancholic life of routine. After his vivid dreams begin leaking into his life, he decides to take action.

9 min, 2D

WireLess  *Visual Vanguard Award Winner*

Dir. Szandra Pataki (Budapest, Hungary)

Made of an infinite steel wire, the inhabitants of a strange world survive through unusual interactions and connections.

7 min, stop-motion

The Empty

Dir. Jeong Dahee (Seoul, Korea)

A man spends his time in a woman's room creating futile little games with her memories, which accumulate before disappearing like dust. 

10 min, 2D


Dir. Katy Wang (London, England)

An astronaut stranded on a remote planet finds a glimmer of hope.

7 min, 2D computer

Domov (Home)

Dir. Aliona Baranova (Zlín, Czech Republic)

A man in a bar recounts his travels abroad, having discovered more about himself while encountering new places and people over the years.

6 min, 2D computer

Womanimation! Visual Vanguard 2017


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Womanimation! Audience Award 2017


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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.