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Shorts Encore: Animated

September 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Join us for this special encore presentation of Animated Shorts from Sidewalk 2019! **Please note that just because these are animated, that does not mean they are kid-friendly. Viewer discretion is advised.**

My Moon
Directed by Eusong Lee
8 minutes • USA
Animated short
A relationship between three celestial bodies; a romance between Earth, Moon, and Sun.

A Certain Kind of Love
Directed by Richard O’Connor
3 minutes • USA – AL
Animated short
Glenda fell for Lauree at a time when both women felt societal pressure to pursue traditional paths.

Directed by Robert-Jonathan Koeyers
6 minutes • Netherlands
Animated short
An experimental visual poem inviting people to step into the lived Black experience for a moment.

Directed by Zahra Rostampour
7 minutes • Iran
Animated short
A hungry wolf gets stuck in stereotypes about being the big bad wolf of the story.

Still Lives
Directed by Elli Vuorinen
6 minutes • Finland
Animated short
Traditional folk art figurines are exploring the theme of busy stillness.

The Elephant’s Song
Directed by Lynn Tomlinson
8 minutes • USA
Animated short
The true and tragic tale of Old Bet, the first circus elephant in America.

Directed by Meg Cook
1 minute • USA
Animated short
A woman’s initial excitement at getting a message quickly turns sour.

I Alone Can Fix It
Directed by Bill Plympton
1 minute • USA
As Trump’s pronouncements become increasingly unhinged, his head peels like an orange, his brain floats away, and all that’s left is a tiny mouth.

Directed by Gyuri Cloe Lee
2 minutes • South Korea
Animated short
Repetition becomes a habit. A habit becomes a ritual.

Access to Excess
Directed by Tom Coute
3 minutes • USA
Animated short
Unlimited choices power this microcosm of industrialized societies where products attempt to fill empty voids.

girl in a room with a flying cat
Directed by Sofiya Fayzieva
2 minutes • USA
Animated short
A contemplative journey through memories of childhood.

Code Ruth
Directed by Caroline Voagen Nelson
4 minutes • USA
Animated short
A true love story about a Morse code instructor finding her path during WWII.

Directed by Cooper Haskell
8 minutes • USA
Animated short
A procrastinating writer sleeps his life away on the New York City Subway.

The Message From Space
Directed by Grier Dill
8 minutes • USA
Animated short
Earth receives a message from deep space showing how to create a new miracle substance. Here is its history.

Stealing Sheep “Show Love”
Directed by Gyuri Cloe Lee
3 minutes • South Korea
Music Video
Aliens from outer space visit Earth to spread love, which unfortunately takes the form of comets — equally explosive, destructive, and ecstatic.

Ai Can
Directed by Mengxi Yang
5 minutes • USA
Documentary short
A portrait of a man who suffers from mental illness, but never stopped making his art during years of retirement.

That Long & Lonesome Road to Grandma’s
Directed by Felipe Di Poi Tamargo
14 minutes • USA
Animated short
Sue and Kath are on a road trip with Sue’s mom to visit her grandma.


September 1, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema
The Pizitz
Birmingham, 35203 United States
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