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Environmental Film Festival: ANIMATION RETROSPECTIVE
Sun, March 26, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Join us for our 2017 Festival Animation Retrospective!
CREATURE COMFORTS (UK, 1989, 5 min)
The real and unscripted voices of the Great British Public are put into the mouths of Plasticine animals. Unscripted and unashamedly funny, the British public speak through the mouths of their Plasticine counterparts.
Directed by Nick Park.
THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA(Canada, 1999, 20 min)
Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel written by Ernest Hemmingway: it’s the inspiring tale of a fisherman’s epic battle with a giant marlin and his subsequent battle to save his prize from deadly sharks.
Directed by Aleksandr Petrov.
TURTLE WORLD (Australia, 1997, 8 min)
In this highly acclaimed animated film, a lone sea turtle travels through space, her breath creating a whole new atmosphere. This becomes filled with forests, rivers, mountains and enterprising monkeys...so enterprising that they are forced to learn about sustainability the hard way.
Directed by Nick Hilligoss.
PIPER (USA, 2016, 6 min)
Winner of the 2017 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.
A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive.
Directed by Alan Barillaro, produced by Pixar Animation Studios.
Introduced by Flo Stone, Founder, Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital.
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