The 11th Edition of Anim’est Festival (7-16 October 2016) is preparing this autumn two thematic nights: Creepy Animation Night, on 8 October, and Trippy Animation Night, on 14 October, with new non-conventional animation shorts and a memorable sex, drugs & rock’n’roll show not recommended to minors.
Maybe the most loved event of Anim’est agenda, Creepy Animation Night will take place in the first Festival weekend at Cinema Pro, on Saturday, from 23.00. With every edition, the night of bizarre animations brought a larger and larger numbers of Bucharest viewers to theatres, thus winning a reputation as a unique event in the local festival landscape. This year too, for the eighth time in the history of the festival, the amateurs of extreme sensations will be offered three packages of horror
/ gore animation shorts
, interspersed, this time, with a novel dose of creepy erotic
, and interrupted by
. There will be 25 shorts carefully selected from all over the world and an entertainment session suiting the most exigent taste of the amateurs of evil and strange stories.
Everybody is invited on Friday, on the second weekend of the festival, from 22.00, at DESCHIS Gastrobar, which will host the fifth edition of
out-of-the-box animations, named Trippy Animation Night Vol. 3. In a world where one may consume the most diverse audio-visual products for 24 hours, 7 days a week, the mission of Michael Helmerhorst, the traditional curator and host of this event, may seem an impossible one. However, the Dutchman collector returns this year with a brand-new selection of original enchanting animations for the uninhibited, gathered either from rare, hard to access archives, or from the vast virtual archive to which we are all connected 24/7. There will be more than two hous of kitsch, of artistic and psychedelic experiments, with strange characters and the ever-present trippy cats, in line with this year's edition theme, dedicated to felines that conquered the big screens. After the screening, the night will continue with ARME, a live house / garage
project composed from Arapaima & Empt, two well-known names in Romanian electronic music, promising a DJ-set full of optimistic harmonies and catchy percussion.
Details at: Animest.ro