Competition 2018, Shorts

Saturday Morning Cartoons – 2018

Saturday, April 14, 11:00 AM Together We Count! Director: Ridvan Maloku Animation 1 minute USA Because of visas bureaucracy a father and son are separated but manage to reunite through animation. Chop Director: Ida Hem Animation 3 minutes USA An

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Reel Thoughts – 2018

Thursday, April 12, 1:15 PM Framed Director: Marco Jemolo Animation 7 minutes Italy A noir exploring the sensitive subject of alienation in society. Skin in the Game Director: Ariana Gerstein Experimental 5 minutes USA An exploration of the relationship between

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Safe Word – 2018

Saturday, April 14, 9:30 PM The Insecurities of Dill Director: Robert Trott Animation 7 minutes United Kingdom Insecure and exposed, an emotionally stunted dildo laments about his current situation. Harry Director: Edwin McGill Narrative 7 minutes Australia A darkly comic

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Beautiful Beasts – 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 3:00 PM Animal Cinema Director: Emilio Vavarella Experimental 13 minutes USA A film composed of fragments of videos of animals operating cameras. Maned & Macho Director: Shiva Sadegh Asadi Animation 11 minutes Iran A young girl’s repressed

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#Resist – 2018

Thursday, April 12, 9:15 PM Relax Director: Matthew Herbertz Narrative 7 minutes USA Soon after the 2016 U.S. election, an anti-Trump activist waits outside a supporter’s home considering something that could result in deadly consequences. Boléro Paprika Director: Marc Ménager

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The Queer and Now – 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 5:15 PM Approach/Withdraw Director: Ker Wallwork/Juliet Jacques Experimental 10 minutes United Kingdom How public understandings of oestrogen and sex hormones affect the sense of self and relationships of those who feel at odds with their assigned gender.

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Left On Pearl – 2018

Monday, April 9, 3:30 PM Left On Pearl Director: Susan Rivo Documentary 55 minutes USA In 1971 classified ads for employment were still segregated by gender, battered women’s shelters did not exist, abortion was illegal, and married women couldn’t open

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It’s Not You It’s Me – 2018

Thursday, April 12, 5:00 PM Love On The Line Director: Nicole McKinnon Animation 5 minutes Australia An embroidered look at a couple and how they first met online. Our Ghosts Director: Hannah Ruddle Documentary 5 minutes United Kingdom Two married

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The Gaze – 2018

Friday, April 13, 1:15 PM Otros Modos Director: Carolina Solarte Animation 2 minutes USA A reflexive criticism of the lack of equal and diverse representation of women in animated films. The Tree of Palimpsest Director: Ingrid Agbo Animation 6 minutes

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Movements – 2018

Thursday, April 12, 3:00 PM dizzzydreamer Director; Megan Jedrysiak/Jackson Ammenheuser Experimental 4 minutes USA Bodies become alien as they drift off into a space that is not all their own. Exile Director: Sylvia Borges Experimental 5 minutes Germany An experimental

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