Shorts 3: Animation | Denver Film Society

Shorts 3: Animation

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91 min

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A tailored collection of our favorite animation shorts.


Filmmakers will be in attendance for the 11/1 and 11/2 screenings


Sponsored by AOR, Liberty Global, Ratio Beerworks

Films in Program...

Acid Rain

Acid Rain

Somewhere in Eastern Europe, Young runs away from her depressing hometown. That’s how she meets Skinny, who lives in a camper and breaks the law. Their journey leads them in eerie directions.

Poland 2019 26 Min
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And Then The Bear

And Then The Bear

That very night, houses will burn. Men and women will tremble. Hordes of children will come together and howl as they dance alone on the ashes like wild bears. It only takes one shout to wake them all from their slumber!

France 2019 14 Min
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Carne

Carne

Through the use of various materials and techniques—watercolor, clay, datamosh—five women are represented by animators to highlight the perverse way in which society judges them over time.

Brazil 2019 12 Min
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The Coin

The Coin

In Chinese New Year tradition, finding a coin inside a dumpling means a blessed year ahead. A young woman loses the lucky coins she has been collecting since childhood on her journey to a new country. Her new life begins with a search to find them.

USA 2019 7 Min
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Movements

Movements

In the space of 10 minutes, the African baobab tree grows 0.008 millimeters, the greyhound can run 12 kilometers, and the earth travels 18,000 kilometers around the sun. Movements is a 10-minute animation drawn at the rate of two seconds per day.

South Korea 2019 10 Min
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The Phantom 52

The Phantom 52

Loneliness is a trucker who calls out on his CB radio, then waits for a reply that never comes; a ghost haunting deserted highways; and a whale that sings at a frequency no other whale can hear.

USA 2018 8 Min
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Umbilical

Umbilical

An animated documentary exploring how the abusive relationship between the director’s parents shaped her own childhood experiences in a boarding school in China.

USA 2019 7 Min
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Under Covers

Under Covers

On the night of a lunar eclipse, we uncover the sweet, salacious, and spooky secrets of a small town. From a pigtailed psychopath to naughty nuns and everything in between, this stop motion–animated film offers a comforting thought: Weird is relative.

USA 2018 7 Min
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