Awesome Animation

Recommended for Ages 9 & Up
Sun, 2 June 3.45pm

A collection of the most imaginative shorts for all animation fans. Among the 8 compelling films, a dedicated cyclist traverses a wintry landscape to ensure that every new day starts on time, a young boy and his mother receive a telegram that sparks hope, and a retired astronaut struggles with gravity. Also features Alain Gagnol's and Jean-Loup Felicioli's darkly funny and suspenseful short, The Cat's Regret

                                                                                                             Duration: 65 min

The Theory of Sunset
Russia I Directed by Roman Sokolov

Deep in the night, a dedicated cyclist traverses the wintry forest. His task is to ensure that the new day gets off to a timely start.
The Cat's Regret
France I Alain Gagnol & Jean-Loup Felicioli

As a punishment, a boy who bullies his little brother is forced to spend an afternoon with an intimidating uncle.
Israel I Directed by Nadav Arbel

In 1950s Israel, a boy and his mother receive a telegram invitation for a phone call from America. The invitation sparks hope for a new life.
Animation General
USA I Directed by Sawyer Geffert

In a hospital for animated characters, a 2D doctor and claymation nurse operate on a broken 3D model.
Norway I Directed by Denise Hauser

Wanda’s life is filled with conflicts at home and at school, and she escapes into her imaginary world. But as the problems grow, help comes from an unexpected place.
No Gravity
France I Charline Parisot, Jérémy Cissé, Floretta caterina Cosmidis, Flore Allier-Estrada, Maud Lemaître-Blanchart, Ludovic Abraham

An astronaut finds it difficult to adjust to life back on earth.
Between The Lines
Russia I Directed by Maria Koneva

A lonely zebra goes in search for the perfect dance partner.
Pear Fall
Estonia I Directed by Leonid Shmelkov

Beware the pear! It falls out of nowhere!
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