Shorts 5 | Denver Film Society

Shorts 5

94 min

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Overview

A juried competition of unique animated shorts created by talented artists from around the world. These are not your typical Saturday morning cartoons.



Natasha Tonkin (Tête à Tête) will be in attendance

Films in Program...

The Burden

The Burden

This musical with apocalyptic undertones is divided into four episodes, which take place in a supermarket, an extended-stay hotel, a call center and a hamburger restaurant.

Sweden 2017 14 Min
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Catherine

Catherine

A tragicomedy about a sweet little girl who grows up to be a crazy old cat lady.

Belgium 2016 11 Min
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In a Nutshell

In a Nutshell

An attempt to capture the world in a nutshell—from a seed to war, from meat to love, from indifference to apocalypse.

Switzerland 2017 6 Min
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Manivald

Manivald

Overeducated and unemployed, a 33-year-old fox, Manivald, spends his days learning piano while his overbearing mother makes his coffee and does his laundry. When the washing machine breaks down, Toomas, a sexy and adventurous wolf repairman, arrives to fix it—and them.

Estonia 2017 13 Min
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Tête à Tête

Tête à Tête

A young woman uses technology as an easy respite from a tense family gathering. But as her gaze shifts from the screen, she discovers a deeper kind of connection.

United Kingdom 2017 8 Min
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Tough

Tough

Some things can only be understood with maturity. New light is shed on childhood cultural misunderstandings when a Chinese mother and her British-born daughter speak as adults for the first time.

United Kingdom 2016 5 Min
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Victor & Isolina

Victor & Isolina

Living apart, 80-somethings Victor and Isolina answer questions about their complex and arduous lifelong relationship, posed from behind the lens of their documentary-filmmaking grandson.

USA 2017 5 Min
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Wicked Girl

Wicked Girl

S. is an eight-year-old Turkish girl with a vivid imagination and a love of nature and animals. From her hospital bed, she looks back on happy times spent in her grandparents' village. But some dark and terrifying memories also emerge.

France 2017 8 Min
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World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts

World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts

The highly anticipated follow-up to Don Hertzfeldt's World of Tomorrow finds Emily Prime swept inside the brain of an incomplete back-up clone of her future self, who's on a mission to reboot her broken mind.

USA 2017 23 Min
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