German Premiere

Screenings: Friday, June 21, 19:00 and Monday, June 24, 21:00 (Monopol-Kino)


Country of Origin / Land: Canada
Year of Production / Jahr: 2012
Duration / Länge: 5′
Category / Kategorie: Animation
Language / Sprache: No dialogue

Director / Regie: Alisi Telengut
Screenplay / Drehbuch: Alisi Telengut
Cinematographer / Kamera: Alisi Telengut
Music / Musik: David Fiorentino, Huun Huur Tu, Carmen Rizzo
Editor / Schnitt: Alisi Telengut
Producer / Produktion: Alisi Telengut, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Synopsis: Wind burial, influenced by Shamanism, is an old Mongolian tradition. When someone dies, the corpse is carried on a cart until a bump causes the body to fall. The place where the body lands becomes a simple tomb.
Inhalt: Vom Schamanismus beeinflusste Windbestattungen sind eine alte mongolische Tradition. Wenn Jemand stirbt, wird der Leichnam auf einem Wagen transportiert, bis eine Unebenheit des Bodens den Körper zu Fall bringt. An dieser Stelle wird ein einfaches Grab errichtet.

Festivals: 2013 Melbourne International Animation Festival, International Competition category Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival Palmerston North, New Zealand, 2013 Australian International Animation Festival, International Program #3 Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, 2013 1st Cinema Turbulent International Film Festival at the Canadian Anthropology Society Annual Conference, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada, 2013 Festival Golden Anteaters, Animation Contest category Lublin, Poland, 2013 Festival l’Inconnu Paris, France, 2013 Canada International Film Festival, Animation Competition, Vancouver, Canada Award: Rising Star Award in Animation Competition, 2013 2nd International Motion Festival Cyprus, Take It to The Limit program Cyprus, Greece, 2013 Festival du Film Ethnographique du Que´bec, Experimental Bloc Montreal and Quebec city, 2013 Le11eFestivalduFilmE´tudiantdeQue´bec Quebec city, 2012 Les 11es Sommets du Cine´ma d’Animation a` Montre´al, Student International Selection Category, Montreal, Canada, 2012 19th International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima, International Competition Category Krakow, Poland, 2012 Animpact Animation Festival Max 2012, International Competition Category Seoul, South Korea, 2012 54th ZINEBI International Festival of Documentary and Short Film, International Competition Category, Bilbao, Spain, 2012 16th Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, It’s Not What You Think Program, Toronto, Canada, 2012 Youngcuts Film Festival 2012, Animation and Music Screening, Montreal, Canada, 2012 36th Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canadian Student Show Case, Ottawa, Canada, 2012 19th KROK International Animated Film Festival, International Competition Category, Kiev, Ukraine, 2012 Montreal World Film Festival, 43rd Canadian Student Film Festival, Montreal, Canada, 2012 16th Fantasia International Film Festival, Montreal, Canada
Awards: 2012 Best Animated Film, Montreal World Film Festival, 43rd Student Festival Montreal, Canada 2012 Honorable Mention of Best Canadian Student Animation, 36th Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa, Canada 2013 Meilleur Film d’Animation, 11e Festival du Film E´tudiant de Que´bec, Que´bec city, Canada 2013 Rising Star Award in Animation Competition, Canada International Film Festival 2013 Vancouver, Canada