LAIKA’s Mark Shapiro attends animation festivals from Annecy to Zagreb and has hand-picked this collection of diverse works that showcase sparkling international talents.
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Films in this Program
Directed by Various
A tree takes the opportunity to borrow the boots of a hiker sleeping under its boughs and embarks on an …
Directed by Franck Dion
Jacqueline has lost her head, but who cares! For her trip to the seaside, she’s decided to take the train …
Directed by Simon Schnellmann
Life is not fair. In brief episodes, a few strokes are all it takes to get to the heart of …
Directed by Naomi Van Niekerk
One Monday morning, a girl gets ready for school, but in the ghetto neighborhood where she lives, violence is part …
Directed by Anete Melece
Anton is lost in his own head until one day a yellow boot brings him to an exit.
Directed by Theodore Ushev
Vaysha is not like other little girls. Her left eye only sees the past and her right, only the future. …
Directed by Marie-Christine Courtès
When her grandmother dies, dance and traditional rituals in honor of the deceased allow young Emilie to retrace and relive …
Directed by Rafael Sommerhalder
Freed from its fixed existence by a storm, a scarecrow leaves its unlived life behind and follows its desires.
Directed by James Cunningham
A father possum reads a bedtime story to his kids—an alphabet of the most dangerous animal of all—humans!