“You are overreacting” is a hand-drawn animation that attempts to ask questions about the place of women in the modern reality. The film is (unfortunately) inspired by everyday life, statements of public figures, and the media.

  • Genre: Animated
  • Country: Poland
  • Running time: 4
  • Color: colour

Director: Karina Paciorkowska

Script: Karina Paciorkowska

Production company: PWSFTviT (Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa, Telewizyjna i Teatralna)


About the director:

Karina Paciorkowska

Karina Paciorkowska

was born in 1994 in Warsaw, where she graduated from secondary school of fine arts. Currently studying animation at Polish National Film School in Łódź.

At festivals:

42nd Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada, 2018 (competition)

10th International Festival of Animated Film TOFUZI, Georgia, 2018 (competition)

4th Bit Bang Animation, Videogames and Digital Art Festival, Argentina, 2018 (competition)

DOK Leipzig, Germany, 2018 (Honorary Mention)

15th Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Slovenia, 2018 (competition)

31st Premiers Plans Festival, France, 2019 (competition)

38th ANIMA - Brussels Animation Films Festival, Belgium, 2019 (competition)

goEast 2019, Germany, 2019 (competition)

Tricky Women/Tricky Realities Festival 2019, Austria, 2019 (competition)

21st Mecal Pro, Barcelona International Short and Animation Festival, Spain, 2019 (competition)

35th Hamburg International Short Film Festival, 2019 (competition)

Très Court International Film Festival 2019, 2019 (Women's Rights Award)

Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2019, France, 2019 (competition)

Documentarist 12th Istanbul Documentary Days, 2019 (competition)

FEST — New Directors | New Films Festival 2019, Portugal, 2019 (Silver Lynx for Best Animation Short Film)

Anima Mundi Festival 2019, Brazil, 2019 (screening)

19 International Film Schools Festival, Uruguay, 2019 (Best Animation)

XV Monterrey International Film Festival, Mexico, 2019 (competition)

Turku Animated Film Festival 2019, Finland, 2019 (competition)

Message to Man IFF 2019, Russia, 2019 (competition)

12th Paris International Animation Film Festival, France, 2019 (competition)

5th Animaphix International Animated Film Festival, Italy, 2019 (Special mention)

16th BALKANIMA - European Animated Film Festival, Serbia, 2019 (competition)

"13 th Film Festival for Women’s Rights, South Korea, 2019 (competition)

18t Best Of International Short Film Festival, France, 2019 (competition)

12th Central and Eastern European Film Festival CinEast, Luxembourg, 2019 (competition)

Animatou - International Animation Film Festival 2019, Switzerland, 2019 (Special Mention)

IndieCork Festival 2019, Ireland, 2019 (competition)

18th Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival, Switzerland, 2019 (MENTION BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM)

19th Nice European Film Festival Un Festival C'est Trop Court, France, 2019 (competition)

17th shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival 2019, Switzerland, Russia, Egipt, RPA, Argentyna, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, USA, 2019 (competition)

21st Wiesbaden International Festival of Animation, Germany, 2019 (competition)

13th Big Cartoon Festival, Russia, 2019 (competition)

8th Primanima World Festival of First Animations 2019, Hungary, 2019 (competition)

35th International Short FF Berlin, Germany, 2019 (competition)

43rd International Animated Film Festival CINANIMA 2019, Portugal, 2019 (competition)

Manchester Animation Festival 2019, UK, 2019 (competition)

Magma International Short Film Festival 2019, Italy, 2019 (Audience Award)

Fête de l’anim 2019, France, 2019 (competition)

12th ANIMASIVO - Festival de Animación Contemporánea de la Ciudad de México, Mexico, 2019 (competition)

International Animation Film Festival "Tindirindis" 2019, Lithuania, 2019 (competition)

Courts Mais Trash - Brussels Independent Short Film Festival 2020, Belgium, 2020 (competition)

13th Vilnius International Short Film Festival, Lithuania, 2020 (competition)

Minimalen Short Film Festival 2020, Norway, 2020 (competition)

Le Temps Presse Festival, France, 2020 (competition)

26th International Short Film Week Regensburg, Germany, 2020 (competition)

8th Friss Hús Budapest International Short Film Festival, Hungary, 2020 (competition)

21st Festival International du Film d’Aubagne - Music & Cinema, France, 2020 (screening)

Almagro International Film Festival 2020, Spain, 2020 (competition)

Curtas Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival 2020, Portugal, 2020 (screening)

Porto Femme International Film Festival, 2020, Portugal, 2020 (competition)

36th interfilm, International Short Film Festival Berlin, Germany, 2020 (screening)

Brussels Pink Screens Film Festival 2020, Belgium, 2020 (competition)

Taichung International Animation Festival 2020, Taiwan, 2020 (competition)

Reykjavík Feminist Film Festival, Iceland, 2021 (screening)

24th International Encounters Traverse, France, 2021 (screening)

28th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film, Germany, 2021 (screening)

24th International Encounters Traverse, France, 2021 (screening)

22nd Festival International du Film d’Aubagne - Music & Cinema, France, 2021 (screening)

19th Fantoche International Animation Film Festival, Switzerland, 2021 (screening)

29th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film, Germany, 2022 (screening)

World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2023, Croatia, 2023 (screening)