Country of Origin | Director | Running Time | Film Block* | Screening Time
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Argentina | Carlos Lascano | 9:00| Animated Shorts | Sat @ 2pm
Armed with her sketchbook, Lila walks off to the world, convinced that she has the power to make it a better place. Sitting at a bar, hanging out at a park or walking down a street, Lila draws the lines that fill up the magic lost by those around her.
CINDERELLA, A SHADOW BALLET
USA/Germany | Lotte Reiniger and Carla Patullo | 14:06 | Dramatic Shorts | Sun @ 2pm
Singer/composer White Widow (Carla Patullo) writes a dazzling new score for her new version of pioneering German animator Lotte Reiniger’s 1922 silent shadow ballet Aschenputtel. In her version, each character is a different shadow aspect of one unified figure.
Spain | Nacho Rodriguez| 4:20 | Animated Shorts | Sat @ 2pm
A little cat who lives on a dying planet has to leave. On this voyage he will face dangers and adventures but ultimately he will return home. A Lifestory is a metaphor about life as a circle that begins when we are just children at home. Based freely on the second century poem ‘The Hymn of the Pearl.’
THE FALLEN PHOENIX
USA |Gwen Barriac and Heather Larkin | 5:19 | Musical Shorts | Thr @7pm
An established composer struggles to write a masterpiece that pleases both himself and his sponsor. Ultimately, he realizes he has to choose between staying true to his art and pleasing those around him.
Spain/UK | Alvaro Garcia | 9:57 | Sci Fi Shorts | Wed @7pm
In a future dystopia where all animal and plant species perished decades ago,
a young boy lives alone in the walled city of Sumer. While observing the desert from the roof of a building, he suddenly sees something that looks a lot like a blue feather floating in the air…