2020.9.19 Sat 10:00 Start

© Tatiana and Olga Poliektova

Special Archive
(2019-2020: Audiovisual Works/Animated Short Films)
Listen Papa!
Tatiana POLIEKTOVA / Olga POLIEKTOVA
Animation Division Jury Selection
[Russia]
Animated short film
Video Work
A hand-drawn animation of a boy’s letter about his hatred and love for his father using unique, characters who are comical and cynical. The father, a former long-distance swimmer, admired by his son, swims across the Black Sea in search of glory. He claims to have reached the goal, but no one in the town believes him except the boy and his mother. He starts to drink a lot and eventually dies. As a grown man, the boy tries to swim the same route.
[13 min. 10 sec.]