Fest Anča in Slovakia celebrates its 2012 edition with a national premiere of the Romanian-Polish docu-drama Crulic.

fest anca 2012Crulic: The Path to Beyond (Anca Damian) is an intense documentary-animation feature film about a Romanian prisoner in Kracow 2007, who goes on a hunger strike [read full review]

It will be part of the official programme of Fest Anča , in which 496 short films from 49 countries have entered the international short animated film competition.

38 short films compete for the 2012 Anča Award. Apart from the main competition, this year a brand new Anča Student Award will be awarded to one of the 10 selected animated student films.

In addition to these two categories, 33 animated music videos will attempt to win the Anča Music Video Award.

The festival takes place in Žilina, Slovakia, from 28/6-1/7/2012. Visit the offiicial festival page, and watch the Crulic trailer below.