Songs of Love and Death

A curated collection of adult-oriented short films that speak to the themes of love and death, two topics that provide everlasting inspiration for beautiful, thoughtful, funny, powerful films.  Songs of Love and Death is presented in collaboration between WOMEN IN ANIMATION and ANIMATION IS FILM. 

HEY STRANGER
Kirsten Lepore, USA, 2017, 3 min
It’s okay, you can look at my butt.


THROUGH YOU
Lucette Braune, Netherlands, 2013, 8 min
A young woman struggles through the crowd on the way to the store. As she passes these strangers some leave a mark – but only one leaves a mark that sticks.


HATE FOR SALE
Anna Eijsbouts, Netherlands, 2017, 2.5 min.
A stop-motion cutout animated film about the world we live in. Based on an original poem by Neil Gaiman.


GRANDPA WALRUS
Lucrèce Andreae, France, 2017, 15 min
On a windy and cloudy beach, granny is praying, mum is shouting, the sisters don’t care and Lucas is alone. Grandpa was a weird guy, and now he’s dead.


BAO
Sandra Desmazieres, France, 2011, 11.5 min
Bao loves taking the train with his sister. It’s the highlight of his day.  But after today, nothing will ever be the same.


MYTHOPOLIS
Alexandra Hetmerova, Czech Republic, 2013, 11.5 min
Single mom Medusa is dating a creepy Satyr, while little Minotaur makes friends with a sweet-hearted Cyclops.


AIRY ME
Yoko Kuno, Japan, 2013, 5.5 min
In a hospital, an ethereal connection between nurse and patient triggers a strange transformation.


JAMÓN
Iria Lopez, Spain, 2012, 8 min
As the only pig in a human family, José has trouble fitting in. But after an encounter with the neighbor next door, he begins to come to terms with who he really is.


BLANKFILLERS
Celeste Lai & Peyton Skyler, USA/Taiwan, 2014, 3 min
A short animation about the meaning of life.


NEGATIVE SPACE
Max Porter & Ru Kuwahata, USA, 2017, 5 min 30 sec
My dad taught me how to pack.


FADED FINERY
Sonia Gerbeaud & Mathias de Panafieu, France/Belgium, 2014, 10 min
In an isolated village, a little girl befriends a pack of coyotes. When the villagers come for the coyotes, they don’t expect the girl to be close behind.


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