Category Archives: Animated Films

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Sunday, March 8th, 12:00 PM – 1:50 PM

Carnegie Institution for Science

*Screenings followed by Q&A with the director

A Moonlights Tale

Directed by Ron Spivak, Andrew Noh, Elena Spina, Aarif Attarwala, and Tony Gaeta
USA / 2019 / 6 mins

Where the stars gather to dance, the lightless Moon is rejected until one night the Sun appears at the celestial ball.


Directed by Chelsea Rugg
USA / 2019 / 8 mins

His and hers chapsticks are separated by a seemingly insurmountable obstacle—a full size bed.

Falafel Cart

Directed by Abdullah Al-Wazzan
Kuwait / 2019 / 14 mins

During a stormy night, a lonely immigrant falafel vendor is whirled into the memories of his past.


Directed by Fokion Xenos
Greece / 2019 / 7 mins

In the midst of a searing heatwave, two children find a way to cool everyone down.

Her Head

Directed by Emma Louhivuori
Finland / 2019 / 7 mins

A woman’s life is difficult because her head is a cat.


Directed by Marion Decoste, Mickaël Nezreg, Manon Ryckelynck, Maiwen Koskas Jeremie Hannoah, Florian Morelli, Raphael Halle, and Aurélie Vanden Borren
France / 2019 / 4 mins

Amandine, an inflexible traffic warden, takes perverse pleasure in punishing every little infraction by handing out a fine.

Lost In Place

Directed by Morgan Holub
USA / 2019 / 4 mins

A young girl and her pet robot go on a journey, physically and emotionally.

Put Your Heart Into It

Directed by Cory Kerr
USA / 2019 / 2 mins

After a struggling artist pours his heart into his book, he sells the rights, but the deal isn’t what he expected.

Sea Shepherd

Directed by Débora Mendes
Portugal / 2019 / 5 mins

A girl serves fish in a restaurant until there are no more fish.


Directed by Brad Pattullo
USA / 2019 / 3 mins

A taxidermist chases a squirrel around his house with a shotgun.

The Tale of Bunnyman Bridge

Directed by Eric Lochstampfor
USA / 2019 / 2 mins

An eerie tale.


Directed by Evan Mcinnes
Australia / 2019 / 3 mins

The city folk are about to get a wake-up call. But, will they stop and listen?

Wherefore Art Thou Theo

Directed by Theodore Schaffer
USA / 2019 / 5 mins

The series of voicemails the director’s mother left during a time of loss.

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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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