Saturday, December 12 • 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Animation Program

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The Moment
(U.S.A., 1 min.) Director: Sean McCarthy *Director in attendance for Q & A after screening     We are all more connected than we think...
(U.S.A., 6 min.) Director: Ao Li
Olilo is a 2D animation that tells the story of an introverted girl held captive by her own semi-transparent personal space. Created through a combination of traditional frame-by-frame and digital drawing as well as key frame animation, the film focuses on love and its capacity to transform all things.

Sleepy Steve (U.S.A., 4 min.) Director: Meghann Artes
A fuzzy bachelor has engineered his wacky morning routine with robotic precision.

(U.S.A., 3 min.) Director: Conner Griffith
 The shapes we make - an advertisement for planet earth. (3 min.)

(United Kingdom, 10 min.) Director: Debanjan Nandy
An old man trapped in a mundane senior center living by the memory of his beloved wife as his own shadow. But as his past sets in threatening his present, Prakash finds himself before a difficult decision: a mesmerizing but, unreal dream or life itself?      

Golden Shot
(Turkey, 9 min.) Director: Gokalp Gonen
 Rusty machines living in their small houses, imagine that the sun will come and take them to the sky someday. A small light, keeps them alive and dreaming. But one of the machines wants to see the sun itself and he has a plan for that. (9 min.)

Rosso Papavero
(Slovakia, 5 min.) Director: Martin Smetana
Once upon a starry night, a small boy with the head full of fantasies witnesses dreamlike circus performances. Dazed by endless chain of glittering attractions he realizes that the price for a ticket to the fantastic circus tent is too high and gate between reality and dream is closing.

The Apple Tree (U.S.A., 19 min.) Director: Scott Storm
A destitute young boy discovers that the natural world near his home is in jeopardy, and acts to put things right at all costs. (19 min.)

(Germany, 8 min.)  Directors: Verena Klinger, Robert Bammimg
In the isolation of the steppes lives a pair in a tent. Although the wife was born without eyes, she is happy. Her husband has made many attempts to help her see, but neither magic, technology or Shamanism can help. Ultimately, he decides to gift her one of his own eyes. The woman accepts tentatively at first but soon starts to discover her environment from a new perspective.
One night, sleepless and stunned by her own reflection in the mirror, she decides to steal the other eye, to be whole for once, even if just for a moment…

The Looking Planet
(U.S.A., 17 min.) Director: Eric Law Anderson
During the construction of the universe, a young member of the Cosmos Corps of Engineers decides to break some fundamental laws in the name of self-expression. (17 min.)

The Present
(Germany, 4 min.) Director: Jacob Frey
Jake spends most of his time playing videogames indoors until his mum decides to give him a present.

Total Running Time - 86 min.

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