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  • Blik

    Blik

    Netherlands , 2012 , 8 min. The charming tale of a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and falls for the older “girl next door.”... more
  • Flower Buds

    Flower Buds

    Czech Republic , 2011 , 91 min. The characters in Zdenek Jiráský’s unblinking vision of small-town Czech Republic life face tedium and depression in the uncertain aftermath of Stalinist totalitarianism. Vladimír Javorský stars as a defeated railroad worker and slot-machine junkie.... more
  • Into Spring

    Into Spring

    Netherlands , 2012 , 4 min. The U.S. premiere of Prinsen’s latest short, which perfectly captures everyone’s favorite season with clever animation, plus music by the legendary jazz percussionist Han Bennink.... more
  • Irish Folk Furniture

    Irish Folk Furniture

    Ireland , 2012 , 9 min. Using a combination of live action and animation techniques, and a commitment to a “green” film shoot, Tony Donoghue (SDFF 34) presents a contemplative study of how abandoned hand-built furniture is brought back to life in rural Ireland.... more
  • The King of Pigs

    The King of Pigs

    South Korea , 2011 , 97 min. In this powerful animated film aimed at adults, two South Korean classmates meet and relive the horrors of being bullied during their middle-school years. The former lower-class “pigs” find hidden meaning in the death of a friend who was the only one to stand up to the merciless oppression.... more
  • The Maker

    The Maker

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. Featuring amazingly creative stop-action animation, The Maker has won international acclaim for its touching tale of “the maker,” obsessed with making the most beautiful creation ever. Told with no dialogue and set to the gorgeous music of Paul Halley.... more
  • Mee

    Mee

    Germany , 2012 , 5 min. As a child adopted into a foreign culture, Mee gets lots of questions about her family, her culture, her language. This humorous animation lets her answer, once and for all.... more
  • My Little Underground

    My Little Underground

    Canada , 2012 , 7 min. Simard combines her own memories and narration, experimental photography, and evocative drawings to take the viewer on a cinematic journey.... more
  • Night Hunter

    Night Hunter

    USA , 2011 , 16 min. In this handmade film composed of more than 4,000 collages, actress Lillian Gish is appropriated from silent-era cinema and plunged into a new, haunting role. Night Hunter evokes a disquieting dreamscape drawn from allegory, myth, and archetype.... more
  • Old Man

    Old Man

    USA , 2012 , 6 min. Seven minutes of compelling animated images set to the actual recordings of phone conversations between Canadian author Marlin Marynick and the notorious Charles Manson.... more
  • Paint Showers

    Paint Showers

    USA , 2011 , 3 min. A gathering storm of paint unleashes a storm of color in this experimental animation.... more
  • Paula

    Paula

    Canada , 2012 , 11 min. Inspired by a news report, Simard takes animation to new levels of social consciousness with the story of Paula, whose life as a streetwalker intersects with that of a young neighbor.... more
  • Persistence of Vision

    Persistence of Vision

    USA , 2012 , 83 min. Driven to make his own masterpiece, animator Richard Williams (Who Framed Roger Rabbit) devoted more than 25 years to a film based on Persian folktales before having his crowning achievement stripped away by corporate entities.... more
  • Phantom Canyon

    Phantom Canyon

    USA , 2006 , 10 min. Phantom Canyon explores a woman’s fantastical journey through memories. Meticulous collages incorporate figures from Eadweard Muybridge’s Human and Animal Locomotion, first published in 1887. Music and sound by Bruce Odland.... more
  • The Pub

    The Pub

    United Kingdom , 2011 , 8 min. The booze is flowing and the pub’s patrons grow scary in this prize-winning short featuring Joseph Pierce’s idiosyncratic black-and-white illustrations.... more
  • Summer in Helsinki

    Summer in Helsinki

    Finland , 2011 , 8 min. A captivating portrait of the beaches, parks, and everyday life in one of the world’s finest cities.... more
  • Surviving Life

    Surviving Life

    Czech Republic , 2010 , 105 min. Now 78, the “Animator of Prague,” Jan Svankmajer, uses an innovative mixture of live action and cutout photo animation to explore the vivid fantasy life of a middle-aged clerk who dreams constantly of a beautiful woman dressed in red.... more
  • Totem

    Totem

    USA , 1999 , 11 min. Unfolding like a dream, Totem explores our evolving relationship to the animal world. Music and sound by Bruce Odland.... more
  • Watunna

    Watunna

    USA , 1990 , 24 min. The creation of myths of the Yekuanna Indians of the Orinoco region of Venezuela provide a transparent look at the poetic process by which human beings construct meaning from their experience. Narrated by Stan Brakhage. Music and sound by Bruce Odland.... more
  • Wolf Dog Tales

    Wolf Dog Tales

    USA , 2012 , 7 min. A Native American fable is told using extraordinarily challenging animation techniques.... more
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