The 2018 festival will take place Nov. 1-11, 2018. Below is information regarding the 2017 festival.

Narrative Shorts: Animation 2

127 min.

Schedule

Thursday, Nov. 12 at 9:45pm

A second sampling of animated shorts, this time with an abstract edge.

20 Drawings, An Embrace

20 Drawings, An Embrace

A fish frees itself from a sandwich and begins a journey.

José Miguel Ribeiro, Portugal, 2014, 7 min.

Arlene

Arlene

Arlene awakes to a very different world after an operation to remove her brain tumor.

Farouq Suleiman , U.K., 2014, 8 min.

Chit Chat Roulette

Chit Chat Roulette

A surreal mixture of stop-motion animation and live action that shows a succession of strangers connected by webcams.

David Luepschen , U.K., 2014, 3 min.

Deathsong

Deathsong

A meditator passes through death and experiences a strange transformation.

Malcolm Sutherland, Canda, 2015, 4 min.

Eggplant

Eggplant

Durian’s facial expressions are the opposite of those of everyone else.

Yangzi She, U.S., 2015, 8 min.

Genius Expo

Genius Expo

An exploration of the word “festival.”

Mirai Mizue, Japan, 2015, 4 min.

Ghost Cell

Ghost Cell

A stereoscopic plunge into the guts of Paris.

Nicolas Schmerkin, France, 2015, 7 min.

Grow

Grow

A depiction of the growth stages of various organisms.

Matt Bryan, U.S., 2015, 1 min.

Hansel + Gretel

Hansel + Gretel

An abstract visualization of “Hansel & Gretel.”

Soyeon Kim , U.S., Korea, 2014, 4 min.

Hole

Hole

A daring portrait of a disabled man yearning for intimacy in a world that would rather ignore him.

Tony Radevski , Australia, 2015, 5 min.

Last Door South

Last Door South

A two-headed child who is bricked up in the family manor tries to escape.

Sacha Feiner, Belgium, 2015, 14 min.

Levitation

Levitation

What is this force that defies gravity?

Marko Mestrovic, Croatia, 2014, 8 min.

Life with Herman H. Rott

Life with Herman H. Rott

Herman is a rat who lives alone in his messy apartment, but one day a very tidy cat moves in.

Chintis Lundgren, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, 2015, 11 min.

Master Blaster

Master Blaster

A girl would like to hide in her sweetheart's anus.

Sawako Kabuki, Japan, 2014, 4 min., Japanese

Mirage

Mirage

An exploration of the essence of memory.

Yaya Xu, China, 2014, 5 min.

Noir

Noir

A black crow searches for its identity.

Soyeon Kim , U.S., Korea, 2015, 3 min.

Nude and Crude

Nude and Crude

A dance of lines reinvents itself with each new squiggle of the artist’s pencil.

Mario Addis, Italy, 2014, 4 min.

Remember

Remember

A man blows up his house and goes to work as if nothing has happened.

Shunsaku Hayashi , Japan, 2015, 9 min.

Sea Child

Sea Child

After waking from a nightmare, Sora follows a group of men into the city in the hope of finding her mom.

Min-ha Kim , U.K., 2015, 8 min.

Teeth

Teeth

That which is neglected is lost.

Tom Brown & Daniel Gray, United Kingdom, Hungary, U.S., 2015, 6 min.

Wrapped

Wrapped

Nature seeks to reclaim its domain after civilization’s crash.

Roman Kaelin, Florian Wittmann & Falko Paeper, Germany, 2014, 4 min.