Animated Shorts and The Tunes Behind the Toons

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Animated Shorts and The Tunes Behind the Toons

Saturday, May 1 at 2pm

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If you love animated film and cartoons, you will not want to miss this block of wonderful family friendly short films.  This block will conclude with The Tunes Behind the Toons, a veritable who’s who of award-winning composers  who share their insights into the role of music in adding character into animation over the decades.


A LIFESTORY

Spain | Nacho Rodriguez| 4:20 

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.’


LILA

Argentina | Carlos Lascano | 9:00

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.


The Lion

UK | Pater Baynton | 3:19 

A true story (except the lion bit): the troubled and redemptive family history of the singer/songwriter Benjamin Scheuer is told using a pride of cardboard lions, and their friends.

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