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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

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

Directed by Rosana Urbes

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

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

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

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

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

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.

World of Tomorrow

Directed by Don Hertzfeldt

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

Genres: Animation, Short