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Hiraeth is a short animated film about Wendy, a girl who goes back to the student house and experiences the world very differently than it is. With reluctance and a broken heart, she tries to pick up the thread again.

Written & directed by: Rianne Stremmelaar
Producer: Richard Valk
Animation & color: Rianne Stremmelaar, Anthony Gert Granickaite, Nicole Lewis, Sjors de Bruin, Louca Pit, Niek de Leeuw
Sound & Music: Rob Peters, Sebastian Vineyard

Supported by The Nederlands Film fund.


Shortcutz Amsterdam (Dutch premiere)
Animist Tallinn (internationale premiere)
Thilsri International Film Festival 
Brazil New Visions Film Fest
Lobo Fest - International Film Festival Brazil
Festival Internacional de Filmes
First-Time Filmmaker Sessions - hosted by Lift-Off Global Network
International Animation Festival AJAYU Peru
Flipbook Film Festival
Kaaffilm International Short Film Festival
7th Chaniartoon 2023
One Short for a Nation - short film festival Berlin
FESTIVAL DE SOROCABA Sorocaba, São Paulo (Award Winner)
Brussels International Film Festival (Award Winner)
BIFF Winter Leopard International Film Festival Stockholm
Stockholm City Film Festival
VAFI & RAFI - International children and youth animation film festival
Animakom Fest Bilbao
NOX FILM FEST 2024 Uruguay
Greece International Film Festival (Honorable Mention)
London Director Awards (Honorable Mention)
Budapest Movie Awards
Film Night on Fulton
Leiria Film Fest
VAFI & RAFI - International children and youth animation film festival
Shorts@Fringe at Azores Fringe Festival Portugal
Golden FEMI Film Festival Sofia (Honorable Mention)
Pune Short Film Festival India
Rural FilmFest

Capital Filmmakers Festival Berlin

Hiraeth: Aanbevolen werk
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