Under the Skin

Tuesday, April 9th, 3:15 PM

Director: Marianna Perianova, Ilina Perianova
Experimental, Bulgaria, Germany, 5 min.

A woman is floating through stars, asleep to her real nature.

Pirate Boys
Director: Pol Merchan
Documentary, Germany, 14 min.

A lens through which to explore trans subjectivity and the queering of cinema.

Reverie of the Puppets
Director: Kathy Rose
Experimental, USA, 6 min.

A surreal landscape of great beauty and a land of trees that subtly shifts into more hallucinogenic terrain. The dreamers dream, and the sleepers sleep.

Neko No Hi – Cat Days
Director: Jon Frickey
Animation, Germany, 12 min.

As father and son try to cope with the boy’s new identity, things go awry. In the end, though, everything will feel right again.

Riot Not Diet
Director: Julia Fuhr Mann
Documentary, Germany, 17 min.

A golden summer dress in XXL, the ice-lolly drips slowly onto the hot ground. A queer feminist utopia far away from BMI norms and male gaze.

Director: Martina Scarpelli
Animation, France, 13 min.

A woman is locked in her home with an egg, which she is both attracted to and scared of.

Relax, It’s Probably Just a Parasite
Director: Joel Benjamin
Animation, USA, 6 min.

A hypochondriac tries to figure out what’s ailing him.

Director: G. Goletski
Animation, Canada, 7 min.

Mo spends a lot of time in their brain. Today, a hole started following them.

Aubreyonna Van Hoose
Experimental, USA, 3 min.

An inner look of the agonies of a teenager.

Chin Up
Director: Joanne Salmon
Animation, UK, 5 min.

JoAnne’s story of being 1 in 50,000 babies born with Treacher Collins Syndrome and living her dreams as an animator.

Am I Pretty?
Director: Jennifer Proctor
Experimental, USA, 10 min.

A visually silent film appropriating audio from YouTube videos uploaded by tween and teen girls primarily in 2012 as part of a meme.