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I am not afraid!

BLOCK E | Kids' Watch Party 

Friday, March 24 | 4 - 5:30 PM 

York County Library | Rock Hill

I am not afraid!
Screenings & Awards

Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival • Animac Animation Festival • Kaboom Animation Festival • ITFS Stuttgart Animation Festival • Sehsüchte Film Festival • RiverRun Film Festival • Barnefilmfestivalen - Kristiansand Children’s Film Festival • Oberhausen Short Film Festival • Cinema in Sneakers Film Festival • Zlin Film Festival • Norwegian Short Film Festival • Vila do Conde Film Festival • Anibar Peja • Supertoon Sibenik July 18, 2022 Croatia Premiere Official Selection Croatia Guanajuato Film Festival Leon July 21, 2022 Mexico Premiere Official Selection Mexico DokuFest Prizren Prizren August 5, 2022 Official Selection Kosovo Rhode Island Film Festival • Filmfest Weiterstadt • Turku Animation Festival • Ojo de Pescado Film Festival • Fantoche Animation Festival • Dytiatko Children’s Film Festival • WFAF Varna Animation Festival • FICBEU Beu Film Festival • Animasyros Cyclades • Nordisk Panorama • Viborg Animation Festival • Sardinia Film Festival • RIFF Reykjavík International Film Festival • Iceland Festival of Animation Berlin • Festival Biennial of Animation Bratislava • BFI London Film Festival • Primanima World Festival of First Animations • Florianopolis Children’s Film Festival • Sharjah Children & Youth Film Festival • Filmfest Osnabrück • Schlingel Film Festival • DOK Leipzig • Frederikstad Animation Festival • Filmets Badalona • Festival Infantil Y Juvenil Calibélula • Filem’On Film Festival • Big Cartoon Festival • Nordic Film Days • Guelph Film Festival • Chicago Children’s Film Festival • Kurzfilmtage Winterthur • Switzerland Film Festival • Olympia Children’s Film Festival • Heilbronn Kinderfilmfestival • Kuki – interfilm Berlin • PÖFF Tallinn Black Nights Festival • TOFUZI Animation Festival

Cast & Crew

ANIMATION | 2022 | 7 min. 2 sec. 


ELIGIBLE | Woman to Watch 

COUNTRY | Germany, Norway 

LANGUAGE | German, Norwegian 

PRODUCERS | Fabian Driehorst, Lillian Løvseth 

DIRECTOR | Marita Mayer 

WRITER | Marita Mayer 

CAST | Frede Mayer-Gulliksen, Katharina Welzl, Justus Raphael Velte, Jens Jonathan Gulliksen


During a game of hide and seek Vanja leaves the bright living room and enters a dimly lit courtyard, which has far too many dark corners, weird shadows and strange noises. To overcome the fear, Vanja turns into a dangerous tiger!

About the Director

Marita Mayer is a German director based in Norway. She has a background in Cultural Management and Education from the University of Hildesheim and specialized in drawn animation at the Animation School Hamburg. Marita has worked on several 2-D and stop-motion productions since and was a program manager for five editions of Fredrikstad Animation Festival. In 2020 she co-founded her own studio, Rainy Day Productions.

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