Fantastic film

Life – Death – Re:Animation

Eleven of this year’s best films of the fantastic: horror, sci-fi, action, and comedy.

Sat 24/10 | 20:30 Reginateatern
Kortfilmfestivalen Play 19-25 October

The Pit

Space Odyssey-style animated slapstick animation about a mix-up of proportions that can lead to a fatal mistake in viewer sympathies.

Czech Republic, 2019, 8, Direction: Markéta Kubátová Smolíková.

The Quiet

When an astronaut ponders on the quietude of space, he comes upon a startling self-realisation.

Australia, 2019, 10, Direction: Radheya Jegatheva.

Way Home

A little robot and his dog are sent to space to find a new home for the human race which have rendered planet earth uninhabitable. It will be a long journey …

United Kingdom, Germany, 2019, 5, Direction: Tine Kluth.

My galactic twin Galaction

Good and evil, utopia and dystopia, narrative and post narrative collide in a mortal battle to entertain the audience.

Russia, 2020, 6, Direction: Sasha Svirsky.

100,000 Acres of Pine

Ranger Megan Patel must uncover the mystery surrounding her brother’s death. But following his footsteps, Megan discovers a darkness she might not escape.

Denmark, 2020, 7, Direction: Jennifer Alice Wright.

Mc Freeman's Happy Barn

In a reality where women are held captive and their menstrual blood is taken for consumption, we follow one of these women – L. But what happens when L stops menstruating? Mc Freeman’s Happy Barn is an animated short film set in an alternate universe exploring issues of human morality.

Sweden, 2019, 5, Direction: Anna Häggström.


A dangerous intruder gives Pilar the chance to discover the wild animal within and the means to escape the post-apocalyptic village she lives in.

The Netherlands, Belgium, 2020, 9, Direction: Diana van Houten, Janis Joy Epping, Yngwie Boley.

Space Oddity

The crow Min-chul explores space to find a beak jewel which is the last part of a jewel statue modeled after himself. One day, he finds the beak gem on a remote planet. However, there was a shocking secret hidden in the jewel …!

South Korea, 2020, 6, Direction: Ji-hwan KIM.


The Beetle and his faithful friend Tree make their way to the factory to turn a rational industrial facility into a world of irrational beauty. To free all its inhabitants from conventions and morals and work not for production and marketing, but for art, music and the moment of unity.

Ukraine, 2019, 5, Direction: Andrew AJ, Tina AJ.

Ant Hill

An adolescent ant worker living in the outskirts of a dying human world wants more from her life than accepting the given fate. When she is cast out for accidentally causing fire, however, she is scared of the outside and longs to be accepted back. She has to grow up to save the world.

Czech Republic, 2020, 12, Direction: Marek Náprstek.


Born from a word out of nothing, the creature must eat one of its own to survive. This word which the creature has managed to pronounce brings him friends, enemies, and new prey, although it’s difficult to maintain the balance. A big fight is inevitable and it will take a long time to get back to the beginning.

Turkey, 2020, 15, Direction: Gökalp Gönen.

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