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The Facts in the Case of Mister Hollow
 
Shorts
6 minutes
2008
Director(s): Rodrigo Gudino
Canada
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoTGihrgkgM
Synopsis
Through seductively spooky and artful animation, an unusual photograph dating back to the 1930s is dissected. An investigation of its particulars reveals a tapestry of secrets hidden in the details, and a tale of kidnapping and murder captured in a haunting moment.

Sponsor: Project A
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Documentaries
3 minutes
2008
Director(s): Tim Rauch
U.S.A.
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
http://www.rauchbrothers.com/teaser/GITW_teaser.html
Synopsis
A WWII veteran tells his son-in-law about the Battle of the Bulge, Hitler's last major offensive. In 2005, he recorded this memory through StoryCorps, the national oral history project that is featured on National Public Radio.

Sponsor: Project A
 
Shorts
5 minutes
2004
Director(s): Bill Plympton
U.S.A.
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
http://www.plymptoons.com/gallery/gallery.html
Synopsis
Why do dogs bark at such innocent creatures as pigeons and squirrels...what are they afraid of? This Oscar-nominated film answers that eternal question. [violence]

 
Documentaries
8 minutes
2008
Director(s): Will Kim
U.S.A.
Thu 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Sun 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Synopsis
In this animated documentary, Will Kim celebrates the talents and dreams of the Alexander's House family. Through handdrawn and painterly animation techniques, Kim tells a story of his own experiences from volunteering at this home for people with developmental disabilities. [family-friendly]

Sponsor: Project A
 
Shorts
4 minutes
2008
Director(s): Bill Plympton
U.S.A.
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Synopsis
This music video for the six-piece Dutch indie band, Parson Brown, features the latest animation from Bill Plympton. Set to the moody pop tones of a longing love song, Plympton's tell-tale pencil animation unfurls a gun-blazing battle over one woman’s heart. [adult content]
 
Shorts
4 minutes
2008
Director(s): Joaquin Baldwin
U.S.A.
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
http://www.pixelnitrate.com/media/sebastians_voodoo_trailer.mov
Synopsis
A voodoo doll must find the courage to save his friends from being pinned to death. A 3D animated film created at the UCLA Animation Workshop.

Sponsor: Project A
 
Shorts
7 minutes
2007
Director(s): Signe Baumane
U.S.A., Latvia
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Synopsis

Remembrances of virginity, and awkward attempts to abandon it, are chronicled in this merciless and candidly animated film. From the dance floor to the graveyard, Cynthia, experiences her first kiss, her first jealousy and all the hallmark firsts along the way. Some wild thoughts run through her head. She isn’t sure what she is supposed to feel but is intrigued enough to continue exploring. [adult content]

Sponsor: Project A
 
Documentaries
11 minutes
2007
Director(s): Jesse Erica Epstein
U.S.A.
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Synopsis
Pinocchio, Schnozola, Sir Nose…Charles grew up to be selfconscious of his prominent nose. Still, he was shocked when a teacher at his ballet academy asked him to consider plastic surgery to forward his career. Of course, there are no guarantees as to whether it'll land him a starring role. Told entirely through animation, hand drawn images breathe life into this hilarious tale of attending to rigid standards of perfection.

Sponsor: Project A
 
Shorts
9 minutes
2008
Director(s): Shih- Ting Hung
U.S.A.
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Synopsis
This winner of the 2008 Student Academy Award in the category of animation introduces us to seven-year-old Viola, as she tries to grow up. The adventure she begins turns to surreal poetry, bringing her through adolescence, love and womanhood. From her ascension she comes, in the end, to know herself.

Sponsor: Project A

 
Shorts
2 minutes
2008
Director(s): PES
U.S.A.
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Sun 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Synopsis
Learn how to cook spaghetti in stop-motion... with pick-upsticks, Rubik's cubes and pin cushions?[family-friendly]

Sponsors: Ashland Home Net, Project A
 
Shorts
2 minutes
2007
Director(s): Jeff Scher
U.S.A.
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Synopsis
A portrait of the filmmaker's son Buster from birth to the age of four. This film premiered on The New York Times.com/opinion.

Sponsor: Project A
 
Shorts
3 minutes
1987
Director(s): Bill Plympton
U.S.A.
Fri 9:40 pm Varsity 3
Sat 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Sat 3:40 pm Varsity 3
Sun 10:10 AM Varsity 3
Sun 12:40 pm Varsity 3
Synopsis
As a suited singer croons a ballad to his love, his own face goes through phantasmagoric changes. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short. [family-friendly]

Sponsors: Ashland Home Net, Project A

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