The Flood Is Coming

A film by: Gabriel Böhmer

A forest hermit tries to prepare for a flood, but he becomes distracted by his noisy neighbour – who happens to be the hermit’s left eye. The Flood is Comingexplores the growing anxiety about the state of nature, and our place in it.

Country: United Kingdom, Switzerland
Length: 8’57”
Completion: 10/2018
Genre: animation
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: English, German

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Festivals:

  1. Edinburgh Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (26 october – 10 November, 2018)
    Official Selection
  2. Geneva International Film Festival, Switzerland (2 – 10 November, 2018)
    Short Film Selection
  3. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland (6 – 11 November, 2018)
    National Competition Won: Best Swiss Film
  4. Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Australia (11 – 20 January, 2019)
    International Competition
  5. Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France (1 – 9 February, 2019)
    Labo Competition
  6. REGARD Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada (13 – 17 March, 2019)
    Competition
  7. Glasgow Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (13 – 17 March, 2019)
    International Competition
  8. Las Palmas International Film Festival, Spain (22 – 31 March, 2019)
    Short Film Competition
  9. Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (3 – 7 April, 2019)
    European Competition
  10. Indielisboa, Portugal (2 – 12 May, 2019)
    Competition
  11. Leiden International Short Film Experience, the Netherlands (9 – 12 May, 2019)
    Official Selection
  12. Braziers Mini Indi Film Festival, United Kingdom (24 – 27 May, 2019)
    Official Selection
  13. Art Film Fest, Slovakia (14 – 22 June, 2019)
    International Competition for Short Films
  14. Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France (10 – 15 June, 2019)
    Official Short Film Competition
  15. Diversions International Short Film Festival, Croatia (10 – 16 June, 2019)
    Out-of-Competition: Pro-Short
  16. Florida Animation Festival, United States (13 – 16 June, 2019)
    Competition Honorable Mention
  17. Fest Anca International Animation Festival, Slovakia (27 – 30 June, 2019)
    World Panorama
  18. CineGlobe Film Festival, Switzerland (3 – 7 July, 2019)
    Official Competition
  19. Animator – International Animated Film Festival Animator (5 – 11 July, 2019)
    Competition
  20. Insomnia Festival, Russia (18 – 22 July, 2019)
    International Competition
  21. La Guarimba International Film Festival, Italy (7 – 11 August, 2019)
    La Grotta Dei Piccoli Competition
  22. Still Voices Short Film Festival, Ireland (15 – 18 August, 2019)
    Official Selection
  23. Concorto Film Festival, Italy (17 – 24 August, 2019)
    Supernature
  24. Turku Animated Film Festival, Finland (21 – 25 August, 2019)
    Panorama
  25. Odense Film Festival, Denmark (26 August – 1 September, 2019)
    Animation Competition
  26. Fest CurtasBH – Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival, Brazil (30 August – 8 September, 2019)
    Animation Section

Director: Gabriel Böhmer
Screenplay: Gabriel Böhmer
Producer: Rational Vagabund: Samantha Monk
Sound: Gabriel Böhmer
Composer: Nacho Palacios
Animation: Gabriel Böhmer