As a special ENCORE Presentation, the Atlanta Film Festival proudly presents the Animation Shorts Block (77 min); programmed by Christina Humphrey and ASIFA Atlanta.
Location: 7 Stages, Main Stage
Seating Time: 11:30AM (12PM showtime)
Run Time: 77 minutes
Line Information: Ticket buyers will be admitted into Priority Seating Group B; a greeter will be available at all ATLFF venues to guide you to the correct line.
Limbert Fabian, Brandon Oldenburg – USA – 3:33
– Chipote's The Scarecrow is designed to help educate people about the world of industrial food production and supplies much of what they eat. The film is set in a dystopian fantasy world where all food production is controlled by fictional industrial giant Crow Foods.
Stephanie Swart – USA – 4:18
– Little monster goes to school that day. She thinks, 'They probably call me snail face when I'm not around.' Sometimes she gets lonely, but she can be happy too.
Confusion Through Sand
Benjamin Wiessner – USA - 12:00
– A nineteen year old kid finds himself alone in a hostile desert, scared as hell and trained to react.
The Magnificent Lion Boy
Ana Caro – UK - 11:24
– Whilst leading an expedition to Africa, anthropologist Leonard Orlov discovers a feral child living a brutal and primitive existence. Horrified, he brings the creature back to Victorian London, intent on civilizing the child.
Alix Lambert, Sam Chou – USA/Canada – 4:26
– When Hartford teacher Marcus McGhee has his car stolen, the police refuse to assist him.
Luca Schenato – Turkey – 3:56
– An unusual adventure of a team of toes.
Dji. Death Fails
Dmitri Voloshin – Moldova – 4:56
– Dji is an unlucky reaper. All he has to do is collect the soul of a dying man, but many obstacles prevent him from completing this simple process.
Evan Curtis – USA – 5:36
– “Snowdysseus” explores the vulnerability in nostalgia for one's home.
The Wanderer of Saint-Marcel
Rony Hotin – France – 8:00
– In the Parisian subway, a happy homeless in spite of his conditions. Every night, after the closure of its station, its dreams take life
Joanna Davidovich – USA – 3:45
– A bouncy, animated romp set to the rollicking Asylum Street Spankers tune.
Harriet-Lane Ngo – USA – 3:04
– Olive finds herself lost in the woods. When she sees a tree in the clearing, she attempts to climb it.
Rabbit and Deer
József Fülöp – Hungary - 16:15
– The friendship of Rabbit and Deer is put to the test by Deer's new obsession to find the formula for the 3rd dimension.
Shorts in Competition
For trailers and additional information regarding the Animation Shorts programming, please visit the block's home on our festival website here.
Christina Humphrey is the Atlanta Film Festival's Short Film Programmer; she lovingly curated each of these films, out of over 2,000 submissions from 20 different countries, for our 2014 festival audience and filmmakers.
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