Letter to a Pig / Letter to a Pig
Tal KantorFrance, Israel / 2022 / 16' 47''
Thursday, 09. 06.,
Cinema SC, 20:00 h
Saturday, 11. 06.,
Theatre &TD, 18:30 h
A Holocaust survivor reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life. A young schoolgirl hears his testimony in class and sinks into a twisted dream where she confronts questions of identity, collective trauma, and the extremes of human nature.
Tal Kantor is an award-winning animation filmmaker and visual artist. She graduated with honors from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, where she currently lectures. Her short film In Other Words (2016) won 17 awards and was officially selected in more than 100 festivals worldwide. She was the animation director of the documentary film Advocate (Emmy Award winner). Letter to a Pig (2022), which won 23 awards (Animafest Zagreb, Ottawa International Animation Festival, The Israeli Academy Awards, and more) was her debut film.
Miyu Productions; The Hive Studio
Meton Joffily, Anne Kraehn, Tal Kantor
categoriesGRAND COMPETITION - SHORT FILM 4