Animation Sensation

A SHORT FILM PROGRAM

Monday, April 11  | 10:00 AM & 11:45 AM | ROUNDHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTRE

Experimental or straightforward, this collection of animation boasts a bevy of fun and fantasy. Join us on a journey to Uruguay, Argentina, Iran, and the U.S. Meet a black crow searching for its identity and a young girl discovering the meaning of home. See what happens when a child decides his feet will never touch the ground.

Themes: friendship, identity, nature, fantasy, abstraction, humour, personal journeys

Recommended for grades 4-7

This program screens as part of REEL FOCUS for elementary schools.

Animation Evolution is the Community Partner for this program.

Junk

Memories of life in an apocalyptic world.

Lila

Lila is a dreamy girl who can’t resign to accept reality as flat as she perceives it. Hence she uses her imagination and her skills to modify it, to somehow “patch it up,” creating drawings that complete whatever she thinks it is missing.

 

Michi

Michi leaves her familiar home for an adventure, expecting to experience something new and wonderful. However, when she meets the community of Mojis, Michi faces challenges that will change her idea of home.

Mr. Violet

Мr. Violet lives on a mug in a busy cafe. His life is boring and full of lonely feelings, until the time when the presence of another mug changes his life.

 

Noir

A black crow searches for its identity, trying to escape the perception that it is something other than a beautiful and intelligent bird. 

Sonámbulo (The Streetwalker)

A surrealist journey through colours and shapes inspired by the poem "Romance Sonámbulo" by Federico García Lorca.

Tanabata

Based on the Japanese legend, Tanabata, two star-crossed lovers unite once a year on July 7th.

The Story of Percival Pilts

While playing on stilts as a child, Percival Pilts declares that he'll never again let his feet touch the ground! He stays true to his word and is compelled ever higher; he builds his stilts so tall that he no longer fits into normal society.

Very Lonely Cock

A day starts out like any other for a hen, but soon, things begin to go haywire in the barnyard.

In Russian with English subtitles, though it's mostly nonverbal.