(BÄR)

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My grandpa's past was always very present. It would break through in something he would say or do, but he would never talk about it. Only now, by revisiting his life and personality as I knew it, do I feel the weight of his inheritance.


Pascal Flörks was born in 1982 in Worms. After completing a degree in Media Management, he studied Animation at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg from 2007-2014. He worked as a character technical director on student projects as well as on professional films for Blue Sky Studios, Polynoid, Woodblock and Studio Soi. BÄR (2014) is his graduation film.
Genre Animation
Category Short
Year of Production 2014
Director Pascal Flörks
Screenplay Pascal Flörks
Cinematography Pascal Flörks
Animation Pascal Flörks
Producer Julia Smola
Voice Pascal Flörks
Production Company Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Length 8 min
Format DCP, color, b&w, 16:9
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Stereo
Festivals Rhode Island 2014, Off-Courts Trouville 2014, shnit 2014, Abu Dhabi 2014, London Animation Festival 2014, New Chitose 2014, Aesthetica York 2014, Unlimited Cologne 2014, Interfilm Berlin 2014, DOKFest Kassel 2014, Poitiers 2014, Animateka Ljubljana 2014, Dresden 2015, Nashville 2015, Annecy 2015, Hamburg 2015, Huesca 2015, Curtas Vila do Conde 2015, Guanajuato 2015, Odense 2015, Warsaw 2015, Hamptons 2015, Timishort Timişoara 2015, Brest 2015, Go Short Nijmegen 2016, Encounters Bristol 2016
Awards First Steps Award 2014, Best Documentary Int. Competition Vila do Conde 2015, Short TV Award Brest 2015

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