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GIFFONI EXPERIENCE 2016 - 15.24 July

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2016

A visual journey that challenges us to think about a universal belonging that doesn’t confine itself to a city, region or national boundary, in an age in which xenophobia, nationalism and intolerance are a daily occurrence.

Original Title How long, not long
Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 5' 30''
Production Year 2016
Nationality Denmark
Directed by Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Screenplay Michelle Kranot, Uri Kranot
Produced by Marie Bro

how long not long regUri Kranot, Michelle Kranot
Independent filmmakers and animators Michelle and Uri Kranot are very well-travelled. They have worked together for more than a decade, creating films that have been co-produced by studios in Israel, France, the Netherlands and Denmark. They are currently both teaching animation at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark. The Kranots have worked with various animation techniques—from 2-D computer animation to paper cut-outs and pixilation—and have won numerous awards for their films. THE HEART OF AMOS KLEIN (2008), a look back at Israeli history through the life of one man, won nine international awards. GOD ON OUR SIDE (2005), a film about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict inspired by Picasso’s Guernica, took home awards from ASIFA ((International Animated Film Society) and a half-dozen festivals; while 2010’s animated documentary WHITE TAPE screened at the prestigious Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Their short films HOLLOW LAND (2013) and BLACK TAPE (2014) were screened in many festival and also in Giffoni.

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Michelle and Uri Kranot
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