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Fri, March 22, 9:45pm

Animated Films in Competition

Michigan Theater (Main Auditorium)

Recent animated films and videos by Emily Hubley, Maureen Selwood, Maya Erdelyi, Meejin Hong, Shin Hashimoto and Kevin Eskew among others.

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Community Partner: Shadow Art Fair


Films Showing:

The Deep End

(Jake Fried, 2013) 1 min

Psychedelic, hypnotic, and with an obsessive quality about them which moves them well into the territory of the weird, Jake Fried’s animations are self-consciously retro, or as he himself describes...

and/or

(Emily Hubley, 2012) 6 min

An artist struggles to navigate the territory between despair and epiphany. He calls upon an inner/outer muse and subtle metamorphoses mirror the poetic discussion that oscillates throughout their debate. With...

Bite of the Tail

(Song E Kim, 2012) 9 min

Wife is suffering from stomach pain and she firmly believes that she can find cure from Doctor. However, Doctor has no idea how. Husband goes to an empty lot in...

Stay Home

(Caleb Wood, 2011) 5.5 min

A house at the center is home to a cat and dog. Together, they stay there with their differences, alone....

Pareidolia

(Maya Erdelyi, 2012) 8 min

Pareidolia is an abstract narrative exploring the landscape/architecture of the body as a container of memories. Layers of stories, dreams and memory fragments are interconnected like muscle fibers. The film...

A Modern Convenience

(Maureen Selwood, 2012) 6 min

Images are embedded in a complete wash cycle performed in an obsolete wringer washing machine; having been moved inside the private, domestic sphere, laundry is now another factor of social...

Beluga

(Shin Hashimoto, 2011) 6 min

There used to be a girl who sold matches on the street. Despite suffering abysmal conditions in her daily life, she can't think of alternative way. What she sees in...

Pinball

(Suzan Pitt, 2013) 7 min

Pinball is an experimental animated film of moving abstract paintings which I painted and animated during the past year with a digital camera.  The film visualizes my interpretation of George...

Sugarcoat

(Meejin Hong, 2012) 6 min

Desire as seen through a melting crayon reveals a tapestry of temptations. "Sugarcoat" is the experience of something both terrifying and beautiful having the most effect on one’s psyche, walking...

In Hanford

(Chris Mars, 2012) 5 min

In Hanford is artist Chris Mars's fantastic exploration of real incidents in Hanford, Washington, where the local environment was poisoned as a result of cold war era nuclear arms manufacture....

Isle of the Dead (La Isla de los Muertos)

(Vuk Jevremovic, 2013) 8 min

What if a silent movie fan, Franz Kafka, offered F.W Murnau to make a film about his short story In the Penal Colony? One soldier is about to be executed...

PXXXL

(Lauren Cook, 2012) 3 min

Using century old technology, PXXXL creates digital glitch from analogue process. It was animated directly on the celluloid without a camera, in a darkroom, using lights, objects, and handmade lenses....

Dumb Day

(Kevin Eskew, 2012) 10 min

Flower sniffing, carpet calisthenics, and other restless leisure-time activities. Domestic life can be tough. Finally, the day breaks....

Binary

(Ben Popp, 2012) 3 min

1's and 0's...16mm black and white Hi-Contrast Film... Me and them....them and me... What will we program together?...