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USA , 1995 , 8 min. “
offers a cutout-animation version of color film noir. The images were culled from six late-’40s issues of
magazine and set to an almost four-minute segment of Stravinsky’s
(looped twice) to create a sinister, perfumed world.”—Lewis Klahr...
The Animation of Man
Netherlands , 2012 , 3 min. An ornery animated figure makes life difficult for its creator...
Netherlands , 2012 , 2 min. A wildly popular animated look at the “circle of life.”...
USA , 2002 , 13 min. “Of all the films I’ve made using collage … this one gets the closest to what I’m after,” says Lewis Klahr of his film, which Wexner Center for the Arts film curator Chris Stults called “one of the most exhilarating explorations of light, shadow, color, rhythm, and melancholy in recent cinema.”...
USA , 2013 , 14 min.
is an animated tale that follows the strange and fantastical life of a plastic toy diver out on his own...
USA , 1999 , 5 min. Lewis Klahr’s “hieroglyphic montage” trilogy began with photo contact sheets of three actress/models the filmmaker found in a New York thrift store. One was named and dated—Elsa Kirk, Feb 22 ’63. “I found myself intrigued by the strong sense of fiction and document in these photos,” says Klahr...
The End of Pinky
Canada , 2013 , 8 min. Gorgeous hand-drawn illustrations, a warm palette, and mysterious voice-over create an animated noir story about murder and revenge in the lives of those on the fragile edges of society...
USA , 2000 , 6 min. “A Buddhist noir—the dead body remembers.”—Lewis Klahr...
A Girl Named Elastika
Canada , 2012 , 4 min. A spirited stop-motion look at the life of a little girl made of rubber bands...
Canada , 2013 , 7 min. The music of Shostakovich provides the backdrop for this stunningly powerful animated look of the horror of war...
Her Fragrant Emulsion
USA , 1987 , 11 min. “An obsessional homage to the ’60s B-film actress Mimsy Farmer. The film’s visceral collage images act as a metaphor for sensuality and move in and out of sync with the soundtrack to evoke the distancing and intimacy cycles that are common in love relationships.”—Lewis Klahr...
Canada , 2013 , 14 min. Using clay puppets, cutouts and breathtakingly beautiful drawings, the film tells the tale of devoted married couple Berta and Solomon, always in the company of their trusty bathtub, struggling to find a place to call home...
Marcel, King of Tervuren
USA , 2012 , 6 min. Inspired by Europe’s bird-flu epidemic, this colorful saga salutes the resourceful rooster who evades the authorities and lives to crow another day...
Canada , 2013 , 18 min. In a story that plays out entirely on a teenager’s computer screen,
follows its eponymous protagonist as his relationship takes a rapid turn for the worse in this fascinating study of behavior (and romance) in the digital age...
Belgium , 2011 , 17 min. This wildly successful animated treat has everything: a world covered with fuzzy wool, a tender story with just a touch of surrealistic fantasy, a nudist-colony setting, and, at its center, the middle-aged “hero,” Willy...
USA , 2013 , 5 min. Simple line drawings, first-rate piano music by J.S. Bach, and the tale of a little girl whose life—literally—is so full of music that she has cascading musical notes pouring out of her heart...
Austria , 2013 , 8 min. In Nikki Schuster´s stop-motion-animation
, organic and non-organic, documentary and animation engage in luminous mutations. Billy Roisz’s experimental, smoldering soundtrack accompanies the unfolding of bizarre microcosms in the depths of trees and crevices...
USA , 1997 , 15 min. “The story of comic-book character Jimmy Olsen’s secret life. In this 15-minute cutout animation, Superman’s pal embarks on his most adult adventure ever as he navigates the treacherous shoals of early-’60s romance, trying to resolve a sexual identity crisis of epic proportions.”—Lewis Klahr...
Put a Lid on It
USA , 2013 , 3 min. A hip, back-alley cat makes the “scene,” complete with an infectious jazz score, libations, dogs, and even a few ants...
The Rain Couplets
USA , 2012 , 14 min. “
Kiss the Rain
The Street of Everlasting Rain
are part of
The Rain Couplets
, a new subset of my ongoing
project. Like my other Couplets, they grapple with romantic love, time, and the nuances of repetition.”—Lewis Klahr...
Shorts 1: Close Encounters of the Animated Kind
95 min. For the program that is always a favorite for adult animation fans, this year’s selections provide enchanting stories using hand-drawn images, collage, found objects, stop motion, computers, and a great deal of imagination...
Soup of the Day
Canada , 2013 , 4 min. Award-winning animator Lynn Smith brings her colorful paintings to life in this comic story of the culinary conflict between a husband and wife...
Truth Has Fallen
USA , 2013 , 60 min. Impressionistic animation accompanies voice-over accounts of three Americans wrongfully incarcerated for crimes they didn’t commit. Director and USC professor Shelia Sofian challenges the hubristic misconception that we have “the greatest justice system in the world.”...
Two Hours to Zero
USA , 2004 , 9 min. “
Two Hours to Zero
is an ecstatic nine-minute Ben Day ballet accompanied by Rhys Chatham’s monumental
. Pure Pop for Noir people.”—Chris Stults,
What Do We Have in Our Pockets?
USA , 2012 , 4 min. Using both animation and live action, this might be the most romantic film of the year, especially if you like your romance on the quirky side...
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