Bear With Me

A short animated documentary on immigrants who left their home and crossed borders for love.

Director: Daphna Awadish

Music: Martin Fondse

Sound design: Bram Meindersma

Awards and Screenings

Best Animation Award- Jerusalem Film Festival- Israel

Fantastic Award- Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film- Germany 

#ThisIsEU - European Values award- AnimaSyros International Animation Festival- Greece

Best Animation Award- Ce l'ho Corto Film Festival, Italy

Special Mention- Festival Universitario de Cine y Audiovisuales Equinoxio, Colombia

Special Mention -Athens Animafest- Greece


Palm Springs International ShortFest- USA

Arizona International Film Festival- USA  

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

Interfilm Berlin- 35th International Short Film Festival- Germany

Japan Media Arts Festival- Japan

Tricky Women- Austeria 

Monterrey International Film Festival- Mexico

Warsaw Animation Film Festival- Poland

Thessaloniki Animation Festival- Greece

Sommets du cinéma d'animation- Canada

PÖFF Shorts- Estonia

Primanima World Festival of First Animations!- Hungary

CINANIMA- Portugal

Kaboom Animation Festival- Netherlands  

CEME DOC- Mexico

International Film Festival of Larissa- Greece  

MONSTRA- Portugal

International Animated Film Festival Animocje- Poland

Melbourne International Animation Festival- Australia

La Guarimba International Film Festival- Italy

Festival du film d'animation de Savigny- Switzerland

Anibar International Animation Festival- Kosovo

MOV –International Student Film Festival  Festival of Pernambuco - Brazil

Turku Animated Film Festival- Finland

LINOLEUM International Contemporary Animation and Media Art Festival - Ukraine

Taichung International Animation Festival- Taiwan

Boston Jewish Film Festival- USA

Washington Jewish Film Festival- USA

Lublin Film Festival- Poland

Québec City Film Festival- Canada

BIDEODROMO Internacional Experimental Film and Video

Animaphix, International Animated Film Festival- Italy

Palm Springs Int. Animation Festival - USA

Animateka International Animated Film Festival- Poland

International Student Film Festival Opavský páv- Czech Republic


International Animation Film Festival - Gdansk

CutOut Fest International Animation and Digital Art Festival

Short Film Day-Moderna Museet Malmö- Sweden

International Film Festival ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA - Poland

 Palm Springs Intl. Animation Festival & Expo!- USA

International Film Festival Assen- Netherlands

Epos International Art Film Festival- Israel

Ionian Contemporary Animation Festival ICONA, Greece

International Changing Perspectives Film Festival- Turkey

CINENOVA- Portugal

Rising of Lusitania - AnimaDoc Film Festival- Poland

Flatpack- UK

FluXus Animation Film Festival 202- The Netherlands

Miami Jewish Film Festival - USA

Japan Media Arts Festival- Japan

Animasyros International Animation Festival- Greece

Alexandre Trauner ART/Film Festival- Hungary

Macau International Short Film Festival-Macau

Airdrie Film Festival- Canada

New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival- Japan

Chaniartoon 2020 - International Comic & Animation Festival

press kit

Short of the week

The Jerusalem Post


Dutch Culture Magazine

The New Current 

Flow Magazine