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Mr Sand

  • 10 10
  • 2016
  • Nonemin
Mr Sand
  • Original Title: Mr Sand (2016)

A dreamy animated documentary about the dangers of early cinema.

Mr Sand

AWARDS: Best of Annecy. Annecy Animation Film Festival/ Jury's Stellar Award for Animation. Black Maria Film Festival/ Best Debute. Tindirindis Festival/ Special mention in Slovenia and Audience award in Borderland competition in Poland. Stoptrik International Film Festival/ Best Animation. Unprecedented Cinema/ Animated mermaid Promotion award. Cinanima/ Special Jury mention. Animakom Bilbao/ Special Jury award. Animaví

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Dok Leipzig/ Holland Animation Film Festival/ Golden Kuker/ Athens Animfest/ Krakow Film Festival/ Future Film Festival/ Animator/ Belo Horizonte Short Film Festival/ Supertoon International Animation Festival/ Budapest International Short Film Festival/ Dok Leipzig/ Anibar/ Animaze Montréal/ Minikino Film week/ Nordisk Panorama Film Festival/ Lyon International Film Festival/ Sedicicorto/ Klik! Amsterdam/ Primanima/ Banjaluka/ Cardiff animation nights/ Animart/ Guimaraes Cinema Som/ Kuandu International Animation Festival/ Festival de Cine de Bogota/ Lund International Fantastik Film Festival/ Cinemaforum festival Warsaw/ Denver Film Festival/ London International Animation Festival/ InShort Film Festival/ Fredrikstad Animation Festival/ CutOutFest/ Braunschweig International Film Festival/ Biennale of Animaiton Bratislava/ Etiuda&Anima Festival/ Interfilm Berlin/ Zinebi, International Festival of Documentary and Short film in Bilbao/ Animateka Ljubljana/ Zubroffka/ Reanimania IAF and comics art festival Yerevan/ Giraf festival of independant animation/ Anima/ Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Festival for Expanded Media/ Be There Corfu Animation Festival/ Regensburg Kurzfilm Woche/ Cellu l'art Kurzfilmfestival Jena/ Skepto International Film festival/ Animated Spirits: European Animated Short Film Festival New York/ Odense International Film Festival/ Animaphix/ Filmfest Weiterstadt/ Turku Animated Film Festival/ Câmpulung Film Fest/ Linoleum Contemporary Animation and Media-Art Festival/ Jahorina Film Festival/ Arkadia Shortfest/ Animasyros/ Imagine Science Film Festival/ Tri-Cities IFF/ Cinemistica/ Festival Film d'éducation/ Aubagne International Filmfesival/ Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Mr Sand. The early cinema evoked by an animated documentary

In this animated documentary, the atmosphere of old film theatres is recalled through a mixture of handmade techniques. 

In the back of the story moves Mr Sand, a mysterious character. Real or imagined.

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