Best Animated Film, 2012
Abuelas (UK, 9 min)
Directed by Afarin Eghbal
Produced by Kasia Malipan
In a small apartment in Buenos Aires, an old woman eagerly awaits the birth of her grandchild and all the joys of becoming a grandmother. However, horrific circumstances means she will be forced to wait over 30 years. Using real-life testimonials this animated-documentary raises issues of memory, repression and loss.
- Festival Screening: February 25th, 2012 approx. 3:40 pm