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Song of the Prairie

Directed by Jiří Trnka

One of Trnka’s most delightfully silly efforts is a slapstick spoof of John Ford’s Stagecoach and Hollywood singing cowboy Westerns

Space Jam

Directed by Joe Pytka

At first, a half-live action, half-animated mid-‘90s feature film about space aliens, the Looney Tunes and Michael Jordan may sound

Spirited Away

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped

Spring Lines

Directed by Marilyn Zornado

The beauty of Spring comes to life through animated calligraphy.

Springman and the SS

Directed by Jiří Trnka, Jiří Brdečka

Trnka combines 2D and collage animation to striking effect in this zanily offbeat, anti-Nazi lampoon, which crosses Max Fleischer-like absurdism

Strings

Directed by Arden Butterfield

Alone in a world turned sideways, and holding on. Winner of a 2016 Fresh Film Northwest Creative Expression Award.   I have

Symphony No. 42

Directed by Reka Busci

A series of surreal and comedic vignettes exploring the often-anthropomorphising nature of human/animal interaction; set in a strange forest where

Tehran Taboo

Directed by Ali Soozandeh

In Tehran, a city laden with restrictions and religious laws of patriarchy, modesty, and family honor, transgressions can lead to

That Bitch Becky

Directed by Rebecca Rochon

Seeking to impress her insect friends, socially ambitious wasp Becky gives a party in order to show off, but things

The Animals and the Brigands

Directed by Jiří Trnka

A rooster, a cat, and a goat meet a trio of ignoble characters deep in a night-shrouded forest in this

The Animated Films of Richard Reeves, 1992-2018

Directed by Richard Reeves

Working in the tradition of animation greats such as Norman McClaren, Len Lye, and Mary Ellen Butte, Canadian animator Richard

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