The short films:


  • Year: 2008
  • Country: Germany
  • Director: Michael Zamjatnins
  • Duration: 7min

The fish is gone! Katakombo tells the the exciting story of an unusual friendship. A little girl is in danger trying to save her best friend, a goldfish.

Gutter pirates

  • Year: 1993
  • Country: Germany
  • Director: Christina Schindler
  • Duration: 10min

On a rainy day a child folds a paper boat and puts it into a puddle. A heavy downpour leaves the small vessel sinking. Three Gutter Pirates take over the boat.

Mice, a small story

  • Year: 2018
  • Country: France
  • Director: Jade Baillargeault
  • Duration: 4min

In a dark subway tunnel, a group of mice find a gold ring-pull that seems to have a mysterious effect on one of them. An owl and his pet rats are watching. The owl sends them to retrieve this strange object…


  • Year: 2013
  • Country: Latvia
  • Director: Janis Cimermanis
  • Duration: 8min

The great museum of Stockholm, Sweden exhibits the famous sailing boat “Vasa” to the public. Suddenly, a museum guard is horrified to see that a large rat is sitting in a hole! And not just one…

Le balayeur

  • Year: 1990
  • Country: France
  • Director: Serge Elissalde
  • Duration: 4min

A sweeper sweeps away all that irritates him to the gutter. Until a little girl drops her ball in the flow… A touching story in minimal pencil strokes about racism.

One rat short

  • Country: United States
  • Director: Alex Well

A common rat accidentally gets into a high-tech laboratory where a computerized robot rules the roost. But when the street-smart rodent falls in love with a lovely lab rat, misfortune follows

Prince Rat

  • Year: 2011
  • Country: Germany
  • Director: Albert Radl
  • Duration: 14min

“Prince Rat” is a fairy tale with everything that is needed for a fairy tale: A castle, a princess, a prince, a dragon, a secret admirer and deep emotions, but also with an unexpected ending and an uncommon truth about little heroes and big desire …

Extra info

Visit the Sewermuseum and discover these original shortfilms, where rats play the leading roles. Experience life in the sewers seen from a different perspective, and playfully animated.

continuously until 17 o’clock