Animated Expressions II

Shorts Program
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Showings

Green Hills Cinema - Theater 16Sun, Apr 20, 2008 10:15 PM Not Available  
 
Green Hills Cinema - Theater 4Thu, Apr 24, 2008 5:00 PM
Ingenuity, self-discovery, and exploring a unique relationship with God are just some of the themes in our second animated program. Includes Oscar-nominee Madame Tutli-Putli and the new thriller by Bill Plympton.
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Description

Total Running Time: 91 min.

Ingenuity, self-discovery, and exploring a unique relationship with God are just some of the themes in our second animated program. Includes Oscar-nominee "Madame Tutli-Putli" and the new thriller by Bill Plympton.

In 1977, (Peque Varela, UK 2007, 8 min.) a young school girl's anxieties about not fitting in with her more feminine classmates manifests itself as a bitter little knot of black energy in this inventively animated short.

Another B-Movie (Gwilym Morris, England 2007, 6 min.) a spaceman gets an interesting first impression when he lands in field inhabited only by a scarecrow.

Graham lives with his tyrannical mother and their pet Jackdaw in a Christian bookshop, trapped in the seedy outskirts of a decaying nowhere town. Will Graham consummate his unholy fantasy and can it live up to his expectations? Find out in For the Love of God (Joe Tucker, UK 2007, 12 min.)

In Steve Baker's An Imaginary Life, (Australia 2007, 5 min.) there's nothing worse for an imaginary friend than being forgotten.

Upon his arrival in France in the early twentieth century, Captain Michel Alban looks through a window and discovers a fascinating woman in The Lady on the Threshold (La Dama en el Umbral) (Jorge Dayas, Spain 2007, 15 min.).

A robot learns an important lesson from a malfunctioning leg in Bevin Carnes' A Leg Up (USA 2007, 3 min.).

Madame Tutli-Putli boards the night train, weighed down with all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past in Madame Tutli-Putli. (Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski, Canada 2007, 17 min.)

Migrations (Alyssa Sherwood, USA 2007, 7 min.) connects the Manila Galleon Trade (a 16th-17th century trade route from China to Mexico by way of the Philippines) to present-day dilemmas of immigration and the movement of peoples and culture.

A young boy follows his sister into a field as she sneaks out to see her boyfriend. Lost in the strange world of the cornfield, the siblings experience fear, love and learn more about themselves and their relationship as brother and sister in Tibor Banoczki's Milk Teeth (UK 2007, 11 min.).

Bill Plympton's Shut-eye Hotel (USA 2007, 7 min.) is a film noir murder mystery that takes place in a sleazy hotel. As cops investigate the gruesome murders, they become victims of this evil force.

In attendance: Bevin Carnes, Alyssa Sherwood

For PRINT SOURCES, see individual films in SHORTS listing.

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