LAH GAH (Letting go)

Animation, Mischtechnik (Legetrick, Zeichentrick), 2019, 6min 33sec.



«„Lah gah“ lets us dive into sunny childhood memories, when a girl is singing and cooking with its father. An intimate moment, so simple. But they’re swept along by the wafting mass of dough into the emotional depths of loss and disappearance; Helpless, the child is trying to grasp what is not tangible.»

A very personal view on the experience of loss and letting go, the exploration and expression of accumulated emotions such as isolation, regret, deep sadness but also relief and still hope and happiness. How can it be, that life is still the same life? What is memory and where is the border from being to not-being?

FESTIVAL HISTORY
Fantoche Int. Animation Film Festival Baden, CH, 2019
Primanima World Festival of First Animations, HU, 2019 - JURY'S SPECIAL MENTION
Kaboom Animation Festival, NL, 2019
Animateka Int. Animated Film Festival, SI, 2019 - JURY'S SPECIAL MENTION
Solothurner Filmtage, CH, 2020
Tricky Women Tricky Realities, A, 2020 - JURY'S SPECIAL MENTION
Monstra Int. Animation Festival, PT, 2020
Speechless Film Festival, USA, 2020
Filmfest Dresden, D, 2020
Festival du film d'animation de Savigny, CH, 2020
La Guarimba, I, 2020
Florida Animation Festival, USA, 2020
Minikino Filmweek, Bali, 2020