Animating History / Animating Reality


Green Hills Cinema - Theater 4 Sat, Apr 18, 2009 7:00 PM
Green Hills Cinema - Theater 4 Mon, Apr 20, 2009 3:15 PM


Animation doesn’t always mean fiction.

In Articles of War (Daniel M. Kanemoto, 2009, 13 minutes, USA) a young American pilot fighting in 1944 writes what may be the final letter of his life to the man who inspired him to enlist - his father.

In The Big Store (Lars Arrhenius, Johannes Muntzing, 2008, 8 minutes, Sweden) an x-ray camera captures the murder of Swedish Foreign Minister Anna Lindh.

A boy struggles to understand his Father (Sebastian Danta, 2008, 9 minutes, Australia), an immigrant who has become an emotional refugee in his own home.

In Germans in the Woods (Tim Rauch, 2008, 3 minutes, USA) World War II veteran Joseph Robertson remembers a soldier he killed at the Battle of the Bulge.

During an operation on The Heart of Amos Klein (Michael Kranot, Uri Kranot, 2008, 15 minutes, Israel), the subject returns to significant landmarks over the course of his life corresponding with key moments in Israeli history.

Lies (Jonas Odell, 2008, 13 minutes, Sweden) is three perfectly true stories about lying. In Magnetic Movie (semiconductor, 2008, 5 minutes, United Kingdom) the secret lives of invisible magnetic fields are revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries through clever, beautiful animation.

Want a Photograph of Jesus (Laurie Hill, 2008, 7 minutes, United Kingdom)? Real-life archives become the stage where fact and fiction collide, belief runs amok and unruly images have a life of their own.

Slaves (David Aronowitsch, 2008, 15 minutes, Sweden / Sudan) is the story of Abuk and Machiek, two Sudanese boys who were kidnapped and forced into labor.

Learn how to cook Western Spaghetti (PES, 2009, 2 minutes, USA) with stop-motion maestro PES.

The Whole Truth (Gerald Guthrie, 2008, 8 minutes, 8 minutes) analyzes certain aspects of human interaction by decontextualizing individual contributions to an 'overly polite' conversation.