2017 Amazing Animation


Monday, February 20th

ticket_small1:45 – 3:15pm
NAVAL HERITAGE CENTER: PRESIDENTS ROOM
$12 HERE OR AT THE DOOR


ADAM

Directed by Evelyn Jane Ross
(USA/2016/2:27mins/DC Premiere)

Clay bodies melt into a sensuous tide of human consciousness. In a land of creation, Adam who is normally seen as a man is a woman.


ALL THE WORLD IS A STAGE

Directed by Hannes Rall
(Germany/2016/1:30mins/DC Premiere)

An animated adaptation of the famous Shakespeare poem “All The World’s A Stage” narrated by the renowned Shakespeare actor and director Samuel West.


BATFISH SOUP

Directed by Amanda Bonaiuto
(USA/2016/4:34mins/DC Premiere)

Batfish Soup is a fictionalized absurdist film based on memories of freakish childhood visitations with my grandparents. Violence, senseless fear, and play become indistinguishable as the characters dance their way through the evening.


CHIKA, THE DOG IN THE GHETTO

Directed by Sandra Schießl
(Germany/2016/16:12mins/DC Premiere)

Chika the dog and the five-year old Mikasch are the heroes of this story which is set in a Jewish ghetto in an unnamed Polish city. The little dog helps Mikasch to develop as a child despite the persecution of the Jews and the threats of the 2nd World War.


DOLLFACE

Directed by Kirsten Johnson
(Canada/2016/4:55mins/East Coast Premiere)

A woman wakes up covered in toys. Is she hungover? Depressed? Can she get up? Live action and stop-motion animation fuse together in this mad ride exploring self-doubt, delusion, misplaced inner voices and embroidery floss.


EARLY WISH (NOT A BALLERINA)

Directed by Hetty van Oordt & Jasper Kuipers
(Netherlands/2016/1:01mins/World Premiere)

A childhood wish seems to become fulfilled. History tells its own story.

 


EI: EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Directed by Dennis Kim
(South Korea/2016/9mins/World Premiere)

The story of an AI unit who is anything but artificial.

 


FISHWITCH

Directed by Adrienne Dowling
(United Kingdom/2016/10mins/USA Premiere)

A stop motion fairytale in which an aquatic creature tries to win the heart of a sea-witch.

 


FOX AND THE WHALE

Directed by Robin Joseph
(Canada/2016/12:03mins/DC Premiere)

Fox and the Whale follows the story of a curious fox who goes in search of an elusive whale. a journey of longing and discovery.

 


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