East Life, Animated: Short Animations from the New East

19th April 2017

7 pm - 9 pm

Calvert 22, 22 Calvert Avenue, London, E2 7JP


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The New Social presents a screening of 8 short animated films as part of their New East Cinema programme of contemporary film.

The selected animations come from countries across the New East, from Hungary and Bulgaria to Russia and Serbia. Together, they explore social and political issues of migration, political demonstrations, identity crises, events linked to WWII, and the Yugoslavian past.
Film programme:
Random Walks – Borbála Tompa (Hungary)
Remake – Csaba Nemes (Hungary)
The Shadow Over Prague – Marek Berger (Czech Republic)
Travelling Country – Vessela Dantcheva, Ivan Bogdanov (Bulgaria, Croatia)
Distances Are Overcome – Jelena Milunović (Serbia)
Of Slaves and Robots – Miloš Tomic (Serbia)
I, The Animal – Michalina Musialik (Poland)
Mom, Dad, I have to tell you something – Paul Muresan (Romania)

About New East Cinema
New East Cinema is a bi-monthly film series curated by The New Social, presented by Calvert 22 Foundation in collaboration with the Barbican Centre, which looks across eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia and Central Asia to uncover the most thought-provoking, daring and vibrant cinema coming from today’s "New East".

Find out more about the event here.