Saguenay international
short film festival


The formation and history of Lake Baikal in Siberia are 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.

Production :
Alisi Telengut
Distribution :
ASIFA Germany
Contact :
Animation :
Alisi Telengut
Music :
Gerd Conradt
Sound designer :
Christian Obermaier
Cast :
Marina Dorzhieva
Editing :
Alisi Telengut
Cinematographer :
Alisi Telengut
Artistic direction :
Alisi Te

In competition for :

Jury Award

Best animation


Audience award Official competition

  • Alisi Telengut

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