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Tricky Women/Tricky Realities 2024: Int. Competition 4




Fusing the medium and the message, these films push the boundaries of the four walls of the frame. Fabric, negative space, cut outs, and mixed media is the canvas upon which characters are projected through line drawing, ink and watercolour. Oscillating between autobiography and autofiction, we see women navigating power, surveillance and control. Our heroines can be isolated, but they remind us that we’re never alone on the wide horizon of counter-patriarchal artistic activity.

Between reality checks, feminist utopias and new perspectives: from 7 to 10 March, the Tricky Women/Tricky Realities animated film festival celebrates resistant, powerful animated cinema by women and/or genderqueer artists at the METRO Kinokulturhaus. Around 160 short films invite you to engage with multi-layered, social, political and cultural worlds of experience and to open your own eyes to new spaces of possibility.

The festival takes place in a hybrid form with film programmes, lectures and artist talks in the METRO Kinokulturhaus and online on the festival's own platform: