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Saturday, March 7th
4:00 PM – 5:45 PM

Carnegie Institution for Science

*Screenings followed by Q&A with the director

Abes Story

Directed by Adam H Stewart
Ireland / 2019 / 12 mins

An overworked Irish writer in Victorian London gets an idea for a bloody brilliant novel but his megalomaniac boss intervenes.


Directed by Arvind Singh Jeena & Nikhita Prabhudesa
India / 2019 / 6 mins

A father and his daughter experience a driving accident that makes him rethink his actions.


Directed by Daria Kashcheeva
Czech Republic / 2019 / 15 mins

Should you hide your pain while longing for a father’s love? Or understand and forgive?

Ek Cup Chaha (One Cup of Tea)

Directed by Sumit Yempaile
India / 2019 / 2 mins

“Pappa euphemistically explains to his son the meaning of life.  Stop motion animation using fine tea powder.

Faithy, hey

Directed by Emily Hubley
USA / 2019 / 4 mins

Artist/filmmaker Faith Hubley drew a self-portrait in her journal every day. Decades later, her daughter revisits and remembers.


Directed by Phoebe Morrison
UK / 2019 / 2 mins

An exploration of animation processes through expressive hands interacting with a book.

Lost and Found

Directed by Shimon Engel & Ofer Winter
Israel / 2019 / 4 mins

A young boy is lost in a shopping mall, foreshadowing his story as a soldier in the 1982 Israel-Lebanon War.

The Ball’s Run

Directed by Hermes Mangialardo
Italy / 2019 / 3 mins

In a playground, a child tries to play with others but the ball gets farther and farther away.

The Cage

Directed by Jinlan Shi
France / 2019 / 3 mins

Michael is a man who has gender dysphoria. For him, it is like he is a woman but being trapped inside the body of a man. This feeling is frustrating for “her”, she felt like a prisoner in a cage.

The Sun Will Fool You

Directed by Daniel Bigelow & Talon Nightshade with music by The Claudettes
USA / 2019 / 5 mins

The blinding bright light of the sun doesn’t always come with warmth.

Titan (Creative Spirit)

Directed by Guillaume Bricout, Gary Jeannot, Lorraine Jacquot, and Leonard Laville
France / 2019 / 2 mins

A white page is an opportunity to bring forth the creative spirit.

Trauma Chameleon

Directed by Gina Kamentsky
USA / 2019 / 3 mins

An escaped laboratory rat navigates through a sea of punctuation.


Directed by Danski Tang
USA / 2019 / 7 mins

How her mother’s abusive relationship with her father shaped her experiences in a boarding school in China.

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