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Sunday, May 1 • 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Animated Shorts

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Stunning animated films and music videos from around the world.

BORROWED TIME | USA | Lou Hamou-Lhadj & Andrew Coats | 6:45 | 

A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.

OBSOLESCENCE | Canada | Andrea Cristini | 2:48 | Student Film

Three ghosts, representing three different generations, keep a portrait of themselves as the unique sign left of their own identity after death. Two of the ghosts have an analog portrait (a black and white photography and a painting), while the third one has a digital portrait contained within a computer. Soon they will experience the obsolescence of technology, which will challenge the preservation of memories and data through time.

GROUNDED | USA | Thomas de Maleingreau | 4:30 | Student Film

Grounded is the heartwarming story of an old pilot who decides to teach his pet goose how to fly, and together they embark in his last great journey.

CITIUS, ALTIUS, FORTIUS | Germany | Felix Deimann | 3:00 | 

Citius, Altius, Fortius explores the interplay of abstract shapes and motions. How can the substance of motion be visualized. Therefor original footage of athletes in Olympic competitions was digitalised into 3D through motion tracking and rotoscoping. The specific character of each sport is reflected in the visual language

ISAAC AND QUINCY | UK | Liam Tate & Jamie Stanton | 13:23 | 

Fast-paced action-packed comedy cartoon starring Reno Wilson (Mike and Molly, Transformers) and Alex Désert (The Avengers, The LeBrons) as two badass cop’s with oversized afro’s shooting their way to justice… one innocent bystander at a time.

BAGGAGE MAN | Germany | Matthias Gerding | 4:30 | Music Video

STOCKHOLM 6 | UK | Magnus Lenneskog | 8:35 | Student Film

An animated chamber play set during the darkest days of the year in a Stockholm apartment block. A hardworking (and damn good) postman tries to do his job but the building and its tenants are not making it easy for him. The film sits somewhere in between dream and reality and just happens to draw inspiration from the filmmakers own experiences as a postman in this particular area.

LAST DANCE ON THE MAIN | Canada | Aristofanis Soulikias | 3:07 |

While a row of historic buildings on Montreal’s St Laurent boulevard is being demolished by politicians and building developers, the local community resists.

NATURAL ATTRACTION | Germany | Marc Zimmermann | 5:18 |

NATURAL ATTRACTION shows a natural spectacle, turning a sparse, dry landscape into a fruitful place bearing new life. The interplay between sky and earth reminds of a sensual love act to express the dependency and perfect correlation of both elements.

SCENT OF GERANIUM | USA | Naghmeh Farzaneh | 4:41 | 

Immigration is a new chapter in one’s life, a chapter with unexpected events that can take one’s life down paths different from the one imagined. This film is an autobiographical account of the director’s experience with immigration.

WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS | Russia | Konstantin Bronzit | 15:00 | 

Two cosmonauts, two friends, try to do their best in their everyday training life to make their common dream a reality. But this story is not only about the dream.

Oscar Nominated Animated Short Film, 2016

Sunday May 1, 2016 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Scruffy City Hall 32 Market Square, Knoxville TN.

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