5 October | 1 pm | Film City Glasgow | TICKETS
A selection of animation shorts
Fuse by Shadi Adib | Germany | 2018 | A mousetrap snaps shut, a market place awakens. A group of men heatedly discuss how to kill the animal in the little box.
One after the other, they try to trump each other’s sadistic fantasies, and even a stranger’s suggestion to let the creature loose, turns out to be a sick manipulation. But as the macabre game unfolds and spirals out of control, both victim and tormentor suffer the same fate.
Carlotta’s Face by Valentin Riedl & Frédéric Schuld | Germany | 2018 | As a child, Carlotta didn’t expect the people around here to have faces. She even doesn’t recognize her own face. Years later, she learns about a rare, untreatable deficit of her brain. It was art, after all, that offered her a way to finally recognize herself.
Women & Power by Meg Earls | UK | 2018 | An animated short film exploring the relationship between women and power and also the female form. Based on Mary Beard’s book ‘Women & Power: A Manifesto’.
Chronosync bySofia Laszlovszky | UK | 2018 | The story is based on observations on the changing worldview of mankind and shows the weird connection between different cultures through time and their worldview. All the scenes contain associations on myths, legends and scientific facts, which were in their time believed and known as reality. So the eternal urge to explain where we came from and how the universe works seems to be born with us.
Passage by Igor Coric | Serbia | 2019 | After our hero, a young boy, is left alone to die in the midst of war and destruction, the last members of his tribe are dismantled to basic geometric forms under enemy fire. Taken by the feeling of sorrow and loss, the boy builds a totem out of their remains. Armed with this new structure, he continues towards another confrontation, with an unexpected twist.
Shattered by Suyoung Jang | US | 2019 | In a human generating factory a new woman awakes in a flawed system. But finds she can’t achieve her potential until she gets through a giant glass wall.
A scribbled memory by Bhulla Beghal | UK | 2018 | We all have demons following us around. In the case of this anonymous individual, his demon is a lack of emotion. Via a real local radio interview, he tells us a harrowing story from his childhood. This animation serves as a visual element to him and the story – messy, tangled and abstract.
An idea by Juan Paulín | Mexico | 2018 | All sorts of things can happen in the search of an idea.
Cumulus by Ioan Holland | UK | 2018 | An adventurous young girl named Penwyn, running away from her worrisome dad on the coast of South Wales, stumbles across a talking Blue Footed Booby bird, going by the name Mister Booby, distraught his chicks are flying the nest. On the hunt for adventure, Penwyn follows him as he rushes off in search of his chicks to the mysterious and wonderful world of the clouds in this charming and heartfelt watercolour-animated story.
Anacronte by Raúl Koler | Argentina | 2018 | Anacronte and the Sorcerers of Evil, without any emotion and fulfilling their destiny, they put to test humanity’s happiness in a struggle that, in short, has each of us as winners and losers.
A Gude Cause Makes a Strong Erm – the story of the Orcadian Woman’s Suffrage Society by Martin Laird | UK | 2019 | Campaigning for women to have the right to vote took place from the latter half of the 19th Century up to the start of the First World War. Orcadian suffragists were part of that activism.
Total Runtime: 60 mins