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Swimming With Wings

A short animated documentary that examines the immigration experience through the eyes of a little Israeli girl learning how to swim with clothes on in the Netherlands.

Credits:
Director: Daphna Awadish
NL Producer: Richard Valk, Valk Productions 
IL Producer: Amit Gicelter, The Hive Studio 
Distribution: Studio Wasia 
Sales: SND Films


Funds:
The Netherlands Film Fund
The Stimulering Fund
The Israeli Lottery Fund
Next Talent program 
 
Awards and Festivals: 
Grand Prix du Jury- Meknes International Animation Film Festival, Maroco
ECFA Documentary Film Award - Olympia International Film Festival, Greece
ECFA Award- PLAY Festival-  Lisbon International Children Film Festival, Portugal 
Jury Award for Human Rights and Environment- Psarokokalo International Film Festival for Children & Young People, Greece 
Honourable Mention - Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada

Warsaw Film Festival, Poland
FIPADOC International Documentary Festival, France
Curtas Vila do Conde IFF Portugal 
Dok Leipzig, Germany
POFF SHORTS, Estonia 
Animest, Romania
Kaohsiung Film Festival Animest, Taiwan 
BANJALUKA Int' Animated Film Festival, Bosnia 
Animateka Animated Film Festival, Slovenia
Anima - The Brussels Animation Film Festival, Belgium 
Miami Jewish Film Festival, USA
ZOOM – ZBLIŻENIA International Film Festival, Poland
Children's Film Festival Seattle, USA
Psaroloco International Children's & Young People’s Film Festival, Greece
Kaboom Animation Festival, The Netherlands
Pragueshorts Film Festival, Czech Republic
Wisconsin Film Festival, USA
Stuttgart Animation Festival, Germany
Anifilm, Czech Republic
Cleveland International Film Festival, USA
New York International Children's Film Festival, USA
Milwaukee Film Festival, USA
Arizona int' Film Festival, USA
IFF - Integrazione Film Festival, Italy
Playgrounds Festival, The Netherlands 
Arizona int' Film Festival USA
Playgrounds, Netherlands
Fest Anca, Slovakia
Brooklyn Film Festival, USA
Framed Animation Festival, The Netherlands
Animation Film Festival of Savigny, Switzerland 





Articles: 
Cineuropa

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