The salmon want to reproduce.

While the salmon men are swimming upstream in a testosterone-driven race, the
women at the source of the river indulge themselves in a fertility dance. But the roles
aren’t set as clearly as the men expect.

Original title: Lachsmänner
Production: Lukas Pulver, YK Animation Studio GmbH
Music: Jan Galega Brönnimann
Editor: Lukas Pulver, Joel Hofmann, Manuela Leuenberger
Cast: Lalita Brunner, Géraldine Cammisar, Melanie Carolin Wigger, Naomi Homenu, Samuel Beat Minder, Nils Hedinger, Lorenz Wunderle, Andrea Giovanni Sidoti
Script: Veronica L. Montaño, Joel Hofmann, Manuela Leuenberger
Dialogue: without dialogue
Clearance of minors: 6 years
Licensed territory: Worldwide except Switzerland

ReAnimania Int. Animation Film Festival
Solothurner Filmtage
Anima The Brussels Animation Festival
VOID Int. Animation Film Festival
Bamberger Kurzfilmtage
Kaboom Festival

Locarno Film Festival
Gässli Film Festival
Balkanima European Animation Film Festival
Kuandu Int. Animation Festival
Int. Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
Leeds Int. Film Festival
Seoul Int. Cartoon & Animation Festival
BE Movie
Animasivo – Mexico City Contemporary Animation Festival
Animateka Int. Animated Film Festival
Lobo Fest
Piccolo Festival dell'Animazione

Best Swiss Newcomer 2020 (Locarno Film Festival)
Best Swiss Short Film 2020 (Gässli Film Festival)