In Žilina, from June 29 until July 2, the tenth annual international festival Fest Anča took place. Guest were able to view, in addition to other series, the art film titled Animals in the Main Role, which was the curator’s pick from visual artist Matěj Smetana.
Smetana’s choice was first presented at the fifteenth annual PAF, where it resonated with its sophisticated animal theme. At Fest Anča it was introduced by the curator’s opening words and screened on Saturday, June 1 2017.
The series consists of two video essays by András Csévalvay, the experimental work by Petr Strouhal Scénář (udržet paprsek) / Scene (hold the beam), a 3D animation Oni / They from Vilém Novák, a series of flash sequences from Michal Jindra Essential Mix 2, and the recording of Martin Spirec's intervention titled Diorama.
International Animation Festival
29. 6. - 2. 7. 2017
Žilina, Slovak Republic
SCREENING OF THE PROGRAMME ANIMALS IN THE MAIN ROLE
SUNDAY1. 7. 2017