Airports, the summits of modern society. In this captivating animated documentary we become travelers immersed in the varied dynamics that occur in an present-day international airport.
AWARDS: Silver Hugo for Best Animation. Chicago International Film Festival/ Best Sound. Ottawa International Animation Festival/ Best Animation. Swiss Film Award/ Best Swiss Animation. Fantoche International Animation Festival/ Jury Distinction. Taichung International Animation Festival/ Jury Special Prize. Bucheon International Animation Festival/ Jury's Special Award by Liu Jian. New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival/ Jury Prize for Animation. Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentary and Short Films/ Audience Award, 2nd Prize. Solothurner Filmtage/ Special Mention for Best Croatian Minority Co-Production. Animafest Zagreb/ Special Mention. Balkanima Int'l Animation Festival/ Primasound Special Mention. Primanima/ Special Mention. CutOut Film Festival/ Special Mention. Athens Animfest/ Best Minority Co-Production. Days of Croatian Film, Zagreb/ Honorable Mention, Experimental Animation. Florida Animation Festival, Talahassee
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: China International New Media Short Film Festival/ Worldwide Shortfilmfestival/ Hiroshima International Animation Festival/ Trebon/ Animation Festival ANIFILM Trebon/ Busan International Short Film Festival/ Tricky Women Festival/ Göteborg International Film Festival/ Solothurner Filmtage/ Saarbrücken Filmfestival Max Ophüls/ Slamdance Film Festival Park City/ Ljubljana International Animation Film Festival Animateka/ Tallinn Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams/ ZINEBI Festival internacional de cine documental y cortometrajes de Bilbao/ Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur/
DOK Leipzig/ Bucheon International Animation Festival/ Chicago International Film Festival/ Genève Festival international du film d'animation Animatou/ European Animated Film Festival Balkanima/ Ottawa International Animation Festival/ "Message to Man" International Film Festival St. Petersburg/ World Festival of Animated Film Varna/ Krok International Animated Film Festival/ Toronto International Film Festival/ Internationales Festival für Animationsfilm Baden/ Anibar Animation Festival/ Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival Prizren/ Locarno Festival/ Fest Anca International Animation Festival/ Festival International du Film d'Animation d'Annecy/ ANIMAFEST World Festival of Animated Films
Airport. A sensory approach to travel and freedom of movement
In a modern day airport, the flow of passengers is broken by sudden irregularities. Security forces try to get to the cause of the disruption, the atmosphere turns menacing at the slightest anomaly.
Tragedy and panic are always just one step away. The film explores the borders between the right to freedom of movement and the restrictions national security requirements put on society.