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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  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. Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France (1 – 9 February, 2019)
    Labo Competition

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