„Helfer” is about a young woman who is struggling with anxiety and recurring nightmares that she wants to end. She seeks out a helper, who offers an alternative solution, but in the process she must confront her greatest fears. The film details their relationship in a surreal world through symbolic events.
Expanding beyond the competition screenings at GLAS 2021 is the International Showcase which highlights an incredible collection of animated short films from some of the best filmmakers around the world. These special curated programs include films from from of the world’s most prominent independent animation directors as well as budding emerging artists.