Animation to Expand the Mind


Sunday, February 19th (first screening)

ticket_small3:00 – 4:45pm
NAVAL HERITAGE CENTER: BURKE THEATER
$12 HERE OR AT THE DOOR


Monday, February 20th (second screening)

ticket_small5:00 – 6:30pm
NAVAL HERITAGE CENTER: Presidents room
$7 HERE OR AT THE DOOR


MIRROR

Directed by Anna Lytton
(Germany/2016/5:17mins/USA Premiere)

To touch and be touched, to reveal and conceal. Pencil lines exploring skin, an inner world made visible on the body’s outer layer. Movements and gestures become manifestations of the relationship between the body and my drawings.


NEW YORK CITY SKETCHBOOK

Directed by Willy Hartland
(USA/2016/13mins/World Premiere)

Sketchbook drawings come to life in this dreamy vision of New York City.


PANIC ATTACK

Directed by Eileen O’Meara
(USA/2016/14mins/DC Premiere)

You know the nagging thoughts that start with “did I leave the coffee on?” and turn in to “what if I give birth to Satan’s baby?” This hand-drawn animation explores anxiety, obsession, and one woman’s slippery hold on reality.


RABBIT BLOOD

Directed by Yagmur Altan
(Turkey/2016/5mins/DC Premiere)

Just an ordinary day at an old mysterious Turkish country house where its residents have an extraordinary way of brewing tea.


THE HISTORY OF MAGIC – ENSUEÑO

Directed by José Luis González
(USA/2016/5:27mins/East Coast Premiere)

When the high school bell rings, Ester Bolaños carves out her own path in the search for something, anything, beyond her soul-smothering existence in a small Texas border-town.


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Directed by Dinesh Ram
(India/2016/11mins/World Premiere)

The story of habitat loss told through the life of a bear in a regular city zoo. Between day dreams of the past and mundane happenings of the present, an opportunity presents itself for the bear to make its escape.


WHITE SILENCE

Directed by Kim Hyo-mi
(Republic of Korea/2016/13:41mins/US Premiere)

Mi-joo invites her friends to her house for her birthday. But her friends decide to go play with Tofu, Hyun-ji’s dog. The jealous Mi-joo kidnaps Tofu!