The Animation Refinery

This programme is part of the International Competition. From 15 years of age.

WED 26/10, 17:00 REGINA
THU 27/10, 21:00 REGINA


Kelasi is a historical, socio-political and cultural trek through the Congolese educational system over the years. Shot with several animation techniques, the film tells the story of a school day in Congo / Zaire. A memorial and cultural work that leaves a door open to the future for education in Congo.

Belgium; Republic of the Congo 2021 / 10:35 / Director: Fransix Tenda Lomba / Producer: Ellen Meiresonne

Little Smasher

A poetic testimony of a family crossing time and space to the rhythm of the uncontrollable crises of their youngest.

France 2022 / 13:56 / Director: Gilles Cuvelier / Producer: Richard Van Den Boom

Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics

Meneath: The Hidden Island of Ethics dives deeply into the innate contrast between the Seven Deadly Sins and the Seven Sacred Teachings, as embodied in the life of a precocious Métis baby.

Canada 2021 / 19:31 / Director: Terril Calder / Producer: Jelena Popović


Driving along the motorway, Will loses his sense of scale. As his crippling drug addiction deepens, he struggles to unpick the sequence of events that led to his predicament, before he’s lost forever.

UK; France; Czech Republic; Belgium 2022  / 14:53 / Director: Joseph Pierce / Producer: Hélène Mitjavile; Chris Hees; Christophe Beaujean; Jérémie Mazurek; Jiří Konečný


Bukhansan, the mountain, grows in an earthquake in normal daily life. Little by little, as fine cracks appear on the wall that divides the world of fantasy and reality, someone begins to notice the existence of an invisible world.

South Korea 2022 / 10:29 / Director: Heeyoon Hahm / Producer: Lithuim

Salvation Has No Name

A troupe of clowns gather to perform a story about a Priest and a refugee but as their misguided tale unfolds, the boundaries between fiction and reality begin to fray.

UK 2022 / 16:45 / Director: Joseph Wallace  / Producer: Loran Dunn; Nicolas Schmerkin; Michal Podhradský

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