Short Cuts II: Animated Worlds

  • Directed by Various
  • International, 2015, 86 mins.

Eight animated shorts.

Cyclopédes

DIRECTOR: Mathieu Epiney – (Switzerland)

With its subtitles and pianola music, Cyclopédes references the aesthetic of early films and shows how a bicycle race might have looked at the time. (5 mins.)


Guida

DIRECTOR: Rosana Urbes – (Brazil)

Guida sees a newspaper ad about life drawing classes and finds inspiration and transformation. (13 mins.)


Luminaris

DIRECTOR: Juan Pablo Zaramella – (Argentina)

The fantastical story of a man who works in a factory making light bulbs but yearns for something more. (6 mins.)


My Dad

DIRECTOR: Marcus Armitage – (United Kingdom)

Inherited opinions, inherited isolation. A father’s influence on his young son’s life tears away at a world of opportunity and experience. (6 mins.)


Road Trip

DIRECTOR: Xaver Xylophon – (Germany)

A hand-drawn film about failure, insomnia, a red motorbike, pretty bargirls, the desolateness of Berlin (even in summer), and waterproof socks. (20 mins.)


The Ballad of Holland Island House

DIRECTOR: Lynn Tomlinson – (United States)

Made with an innovative clay-painting technique, Tomlinson tells the true story of the last house on a sinking island in the Chesapeake Bay. (5 mins.)


The Five Minute Museum

DIRECTOR: Paul Bush – (United Kingdom, Switzerland)

A romp through museums in which the objects on display come to life and reveal the stories of their creation. (7 mins.)


World of Tomorrow

DIRECTOR: Don Hertzfeldt – (United States)

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future. (16 mins.)

Films in this Program

Cyclopedes - animated short

Cyclopèdes

Directed by Mathieu Epiney

With its subtitles and pianola music, Cyclopédes references the aesthetic of early films and shows how a bicycle race might

guida

Guida

Directed by Rosana Urbes

Guida sees a newspaper ad about life drawing classes and finds inspiration and transformation.

luminaris

Luminaris

Directed by Juan Pablo Zaramella

The fantastical story of a man who works in a factory making light bulbs but yearns for something more.

My Dad

My Dad

Directed by Marcus Armitage

Inherited opinions, inherited isolation. A father's influence on his young son's life tears away at a world of opportunity and

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Road Trip

Directed by Xaver Xylophon

A hand-drawn film about failure, insomnia, a red motorbike, pretty bargirls, the desolateness of Berlin (even in summer), and waterproof

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The Ballad of Holland Island House

Directed by Lynn Tomlinson

Made with an innovative clay-painting technique, Tomlinson tells the true story of the last house on a sinking island in

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The Five Minute Museum

Directed by Paul Bush

A romp through museums in which the objects on display come to life and reveal the stories of their creation.

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World of Tomorrow

Directed by Don Hertzfeldt

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

Genres: Animation, Short