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Do Not Feed the Pigeons

1h 45m Short, Animation 2022


A collection of brand new short animations from around the world. These poetic, experimental and thought-provoking films examine a number of themes including loss, loneliness, oppression, anger and rebellion.

(Age Recommendation: 12+)


Other Half (Dir: Lina Kalcheva)

In a world comprised of merged couples, Ren goes on a heroic quest to find love in hopes of becoming complete. ​​​​​​​

Knot (Dir: Marie Lechevallier)

Two creatures fall face to face balanced on a tightrope.

Treasure (Dir: Samantha Moore)

The story of two lives, separated by 3,000 years, but connected through belief, sacrifice and a priceless treasure.

A Film About A Pudding (Dir: Roel Van Beek)

After Ronin neglects to clear up her dropped groceries, they start to mix and bubble, transforming into a small pudding.

Santiago (Dir: Andrey Koulev)

A film about the friendship between an Inuit child and an old fisherman.

Reflection (Dir: Sanna de Vries)

In a little house filled with mirrors, Fiep focuses on her physical imperfections so intensely that her distorted self-image grows out of proportion – literally

The Landing (Dir: Kaisa Penttilä)

An unknown ship docks at the zoo, and two strange creatures step out.

Do Not Feed the Pigeons (Dir: Antonin Niclass)

In a coach station the resident pigeons manage to create a magical connection between passenger and bird!

Spring Always Comes Back (Dir: Alicia Núñez Puerto)

As years pass, grandma gets older and those who left are present, in their own way… but never like the ones that stayed!

She Dreams At Sunrise (Dir: Camrus Johnson)

An elderly woman escapes her mundane reality through her dreams while her great-nephew helps reconnect her to what she’s really missing.

Wet & Soppy (Dir: Cliona Noonan)

A man wants to dry his underwear. Tormented by the weather, he is forced to use the local laundromat each evening, instead of his garden washing line. But another customer is watching him from afar.

Running Time: 105 mins.

Screening as part of Cinemagic ‘On the Pulse’ Short Film Festival.

‘On the Pulse’ is funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen.


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