SCREENING
WATERSHED CINEMA 1
12:00
£6 / £5.50 CONC
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1hr 30m
Dir: Various

In this programme some of the most ambitious animation dares to tackle weighty subject matter. Whether it is a comment on politics or violence/warfare, loss, liberty or identity, each of these moving films say something about humanity or the lack of.

 

Films:

Of Shadows & Wings…Of shadows & wings, Marinoni & Meng Eleanora & Elice_still3

Dir: Marinoni & Meng Eleanora & Elice
France 2015
12 mins 55 secs
Animation

In the heart of a group of birds, the indignant Moann feels her body changing. In a society where the greatest concern is the size and ambition of one’s wings, nihilist Ciobeck tries to protect her. But how can one survive in a barren land?

 

MONKEYMONKEY, Jie Shen_still3

Dir: Jie Shen
China 2015
5 mins 09 secs
Animation

One of the three monkeys died.

 

City Of RosesCity of Roses, Andrew Kavanagh_still3

Dir: Andrew  Kavanagh
Ireland 2015
8 mins 55 secs
Animation

One Halloween night a smouldering suitcase was pulled off a bonfire in Dublin and thus was saved a true story of love, loss and hope.

 

How long, not longhow long not long, Uri Kranot_still2

Dir: Uri Kranot
Denmark 2016
5 mins 30 secs
Animation

A visual journey in an age of xenophobia.

 

A Terrible Hullabalooa terrible hullabaloo, Ben O’Connor_still3

Dir: Ben O’Connor
Ireland 2016
8 mins 30 secs
Animation

The story of young Vinny Byrne, a fourteen-year-old boy who found himself fighting for Ireland in the Easter Rising.

 

The reflection of powerThe Reflection of Power, Milhail Grecu_still2

Dir: Milhail Grecu
France 2015
9 mins 00 secs
Animation

In the most secret capital in the world, the crowd, enjoying a specacle while a catastrophy is putting the city in danger…

 

The RiverThe River, Heeseon Kim_still1

Dir: Heeseon Kim
United Kingdom 2015
8 mins 36 secs
Animation

Two characters became victims of circumstance at a de-militarized border as a boy looks after his traumatised father.

 

The RaceThe Race, Jodie Haslam_still1

Dir: Jodie Haslam
United Kingdom 2016
3 mins 10 secs
Animation

Babies stand at the start of a race track. As they begin to run they morph and grow into more distinctive personalities. Some thrive and some falter as the race soon becomes deadly competitive.

 

Borrowed Timeborrowed time, Andrew Coats_still1

Dir: Andrew Coats & Lou Hamou-Lhadj
United States 2016
6 mins 43 secs
Animation

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.

 

Come AliveCome Alive, Darcy Prendergast_still1

Dir: Darcy Prendergast & Xin Li
Australia 2016
5 mins 50 secs
Animation

A witch flees from the peril that surrounds her.  A tale about a bleak witch hunt, in colonial Tasmania.

 

CloudsClouds, Diego Maclean_Stills 1

Dir: Diego Maclean
Canada 2015
11 mins 50 secs
Animation

Seeing is believing.

 

Toughtough, Jennifer Zheng_still3

Dir: Jennifer Zheng
United Kingdom 2016
4 mins 49 secs
Animation

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.

 


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