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Drive-In: Animated Shorts

August 26, 2020 @ 10:00 pm - 11:56 pm

Animated Shorts
Not Rated
Run Time: 1 hour, 55 minutes

Wednesday, August 26th at 10:00pm

Pricing (Per Car):
1 Person Car- $15
2 Person Car – $26
3 Person Car – $35
4 Person Car – $42
5+ Person Car – $47

**Please review our safety and security policies prior to purchase**

Location: Grand River Drive-In
6200 Grand River Blvd E
Leeds, AL 35094


Tiger and Ox
Documentary Short
8.5 Minutes
Dir. Seunghee Kim
Republic of Korea
A single mother and her daughter have a conversation about what divorce means to women in Korean patriarchal society.

If Anything Happens I Love You
Narrative Short
13 Minutes
Dir. Will McCormack and Michael Govier
Grieving parents struggle with the loss of their daughter after a school shooting.

The Treasures of Mrs. Grady’s Library
Documentary Short – Black Lens
3 Minutes
Dir. Richard O’Connor
Judge Olly Neal recounts how a book — and a little nudge from two helpful librarians — turned him around academically.

Kirby in Portal
Narrative Short – Teen
2 Minutes
Dir. Duncan Holditch
Kirby goes on an adventure through several test chambers, finding chaos at every corner. Will he make it?

Narrative Short – Student
4 Minutes
Dir. Charles Benevento and Matthew Colglazier
In a dystopian, off world factory, a worn out worker robot discovers a golden record that plays a song that gives him a new purpose in life.

Virus Quest
Narrative Short – Alabama
5 Minutes
Dir. Fletcher Ash
A warrior wielding a magic sword must stop the spread of an evil virus.

Documentary Short – SHOUT, Student
7 Minutes
Dir. Danski Tang
A mother and her daughter explore issues surrounding abuse and survival in Chinese society.

Grab My Hand: A Letter To My Dad
Documentary Short – Black Lens
5 Minutes
Dir. Camrus Johnson, Pedro Piccinini
An animated love letter from a son to his grieving father who just lost his best friend.

Narrative Short
16 Minutes
Dir. HongWei Wang
One day a strange little white man picked up a mysterious huge box and discovered a little grey man inside of it.

Tobi and the Turbobus
Narrative Short
7.5 Minutes
Dir. Verena Fels
You fly with no seat! That’s the rule in the Turbobus. To get one is a hard day job for a young wolf on his turbo-journey to find real friendship.

Documentary Short
15 Minutes
Dir. Kira Dane and Katelyn Rebelo
Inspired by the Japanese Buddhist “water child memorial” ritual, a half-Japanese American woman reexamines abortion ethics after becoming pregnant herself.

The Odyssey of Cleve Eaton
Documentary Short – Alabama, Black Lens
4 Minutes
Dir. Kevin Webb
A surreal journey with musician extraordinaire and Birmingham native Cleve Eaton.

Cruel Shoes
Narrative Short
2 Minutes
Dir. Kevan Peterson
A woman goes into a shoe store, and leaves with… cruel shoes. Based on the short story “Cruel Shoes,” by Steve Martin.

Narrative Short – Student
3 Minutes
Dir. Carl D’Arpa
Life through the eyes of a frog being thrown high into the air by a rambunctious young boy.

I Am He Who Created Himself
Experimental Short – Teen
3.5 Minutes
Dir. Emma Penaz Eisner
Joining with his shadow, the first god creates himself, the progenitor of humanity.

Wanderer of Planet Parallelogram
Narrative Short – Black Lens, Student
4 Minutes
Dir. Nnamdi Anyaele
A young astronaut gets marooned on a desert planet, and her presence alerts a mysterious inhabitant.

Everything You Need To Know About Pierogi
Narrative Short
3 Minutes
Dir. Jonathan Phillips
Everything one may need to know about pierogi, and then more.

Sleepy HEAD
Experimental Short – Alabama, Student
3 Minutes
Dir. Kenny Saylor
Just another morning turns into a day to remember.

Narrative Short
4 Minutes
Dir. Greg Yagolnitzer and Brendan Walter
A small, egg-shaped creature named Walt struggles with ordinary life in New York City.

In an Empty Wood
Documentary Short – Student
2.5 Minutes
Dir. Chia-Hsin Lee
A poetic exploration addressing the jealousy of seeing someone succeed in a path you once considered.

**This will be a socially distanced event, and we will be honoring all regulations put forth by our local and state governments and public health officials. You should come to the event only with the people you’ve been “safer at home” with, wear face coverings when visiting restrooms, and follow all safety and security guidelines (see your confirmation email for more information).


August 26, 2020
10:00 pm - 11:56 pm
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Sidewalk Film Festival
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Grand River Drive-In
6200 Grand River Blvd E
Leeds, AL 35094 United States
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