Women in Animation Short Film Program

Songs of Love and Death

Women in Animation Short Films

In English or English Subtitles
Various, 90 min
Recommended ages 14 to adult

Sunday, October 22, 8pm
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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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