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Baigal Nuur - Lake Baikal

film type animated film, documentary film, experimental film Production Country Germany, Canada production year 2023 runtime 8'55 colour animation technique stop motion, 2D analog animation
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Surround Subtitles Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch

The formation of Lake Baikal in Siberia is re-imagined with hand-made animation, featuring the voice of a Buryat woman who can still recall some words in her endangered Buryat-Mongolian language.


Official Trailer: https://vimeo.com/852846227

director Alisi Telengut Drehbuch / Script Alisi Telengut Schnitt / Editing Alisi Telengut Animation Alisi Telengut Produktion / Production Alisi Telengut Bildgestaltung / DOP Alisi Telengut Tongestaltung / Sound Design Christian Obermaier
2023 Golden Ger Festival, Ulan Bator, Mongolia (Best International Animated Film)
2023 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France
2023 Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
2023 BIAF Bucheon International Animation Festival, Korea (Republic of)
2023 Encounters International Short Film Festival, Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
2023 Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada
2023 imagineNATIVE, Toronto, Canada
2023 Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden
  • ASIFA Germany
  • Fabian Driehorst
  • ASIFA Germany
  • Fabian Driehorst
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  • Alisi Telengut

Alisi Telengut

Alisi Telengut is a Canadian artist of Mongolian roots, living between Berlin and Tiohti:áke/Montréal. Her work has received multiple awards and nominations and been screened and exhibited internationally, including at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Sundance Film Festival, TIFF, and Videonale, among others.

2013 Tears of Inge
2016 Nutag-Homeland
2020 The Fourfold
2021 La grogne
2023 Baigal Nuur - Lake Baikal