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Films & Schedules - SHORT CUTS 5: ANIMATED WORLDS

Sun, Feb 15, 2015
at 1 PM (WHITSELL AUDITORIUM)
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SHORT CUTS 5: ANIMATED WORLDS

DIRECTOR: VARIOUS - SHORT CUTS

This selection of new international animation is selected by LAIKA’S Mark Shapiro from visits to animation festivals worldwide. He will be on-hand to talk about the films.

WHITSELL AUDITORIUM     77 Minutes    

Interests: Animation, Short Cuts.


AUBADE

AUBADE

DIRECTOR: MAURO CARRARO - (SWITZERLAND)

 

In a surrealist, backlit scene, swimmers and birds witness the spectacle of the dawn, hypnotized by the music of a cellist. 

5 Minutes    


MY OWN PERSONAL MOOSE

MY OWN PERSONAL MOOSE

DIRECTOR: LENOID SHMELKOV - (RUSSIA)

 

Misha, a quiet, dreamy boy, has his fantasy come true: to meet a real elk. The film conjures up the power of the imagination, loneliness and the passing of time.

17 Minutes    


THE SHIRLEY TEMPLE

THE SHIRLEY TEMPLE

DIRECTOR: DANIELA SHERER - (ISRAEL/UK)

 

An abstract narrative about childhood and adulthood, escapism, and sexuality.

9 Minutes    


TIMBER

TIMBER

DIRECTOR: NILS HEDINGER - (SWITZERLAND)

 

A group of logs freezing in the snow work out how they can stay warm.

6 Minutes    


THE BIGGER PICTURE

THE BIGGER PICTURE

DIRECTOR: DAISY JACOBS - (UK)

 

Life-size animated characters tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly parent.

7 Minutes    


WIND

WIND

DIRECTOR: ROBERT LOBEL - (GERMANY)

 

About the daily life of people living in a windy area who seem helplessly exposed to the weather. The inhabitants have learned, however, to deal with their difficult living conditions.

4 Minutes    


THE WOUND

THE WOUND

DIRECTOR: ROBERT LOBEL - (GERMANY)

 

A little girl’s resentment, embodied in a shaggy creature that becomes her best friend, starts to completely control her life.

4 Minutes    


365-ONE YEAR. ONE FILM. ONE SECOND A DAY.

365-ONE YEAR. ONE FILM. ONE SECOND A DAY.

DIRECTOR: THE BROTHERS MCLEOD - (UK)

 

Illustrator Greg and writer Myles produced one second of animation every day for a year. No storyline, script or storyboard—just from ideas that come. 

6 Minutes    


THROUGH THE HAWTHORN

THROUGH THE HAWTHORN

DIRECTOR: ANNA BENNER, PIA BORG, GEMMA BURDITT -

 

Three characters, three perspectives, three directors: A session between a psychiatrist, a schizophrenic patient, and his mother. A triptych exploring three very different senses of reality.

9 Minutes    


YEARBOOK

YEARBOOK

DIRECTOR: BERNARDO BRITTO - (BRAZIL)

 

A man is hired to compile the definitive history of human existence before the planet blows up.

5 Minutes    

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