Animation Sensation

This program of films is quirky, beautiful, and hilarious.  An international array of animators bring us stories that are touching, enchanting and at times just completely bizarre!    

Themes: fantasy, insecurity, resilience, interconnectedness, death, friendship, isolation and approval.

 

Sayonara

A young man named Charles, who has just lost his home, spends one last day with his best friend, a sea turtle, before saying goodbye and moving on.  Eric Bates' website is an outlet for his thoughts, creative ideas, and work.

RATING: G

 

length: 
4min
screens: 
Sat, 04/13/2013 - 20:30
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45
Thu, 04/18/2013 - 13:15

Snore Train

This is the story of a man who can't fall asleep on a train.

RATING: G

length: 
2min
screens: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45

Warbots

Although built for battle, when two robots meet, they begin to wonder if there isn't a better way to relate.

RATING: G

length: 
1min
screens: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45

The Goatherder and his lots + lots + lots of goats

This film follows a day in the life of a goat herder and his flock of goats as they travel up and down the mountains of Spain.

RATING: G

length: 
8min
screens: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45

Taxonomy

The animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms reside in a state of constant flux, reflecting a world of transience, mutability, and impermanence.  Through the metaphor of transformation, this film explores the themes of malleability, instability, and interconnectedness.

RATING: G

length: 
4min
screens: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45

Yonalure: Moment to Moment

In this poem about the night, a clock goes tick-tock, and a big white globe appears in a town. It has round eyes and a pointed nose. The houses begin to move all at once, but never get past the moon because it's so far away. Or is the moon following us?

RATING: G

length: 
8min
screens: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45

The Sardine Tin

Eva is a tiny mermaid who has a crush on Emile, a single fisherman. She jumps in his fishing net, and Emile finds Eva in a sardine tin…

RATING: G

length: 
10min
screens: 
Tue, 02/05/2013 - 14:43
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45

I Saw Mice Burying a Cat

This is a story about a group of mice who try to bury a sleeping cat.

RATING: G

length: 
6min
screens: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45

Happy Life

On a stormy night, a boy named EGG lays an egg from which a monster is born. The boy, terrified, throws her into the forest. When this bizarre incident repeats night after night, EGG begins to feel like a monster himself, and becomes more isolated...

RATING: G (Nudity)

length: 
6min
screens: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45

Stick up for Your Friends

A short film about a friend sticking up for another friend who just wants to dance.

RATING: G

length: 
1min
screens: 
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 11:45

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