wednesday, april 8 at 7:30PM | regular admission prices
The 21st annual Animation Show of Shows returns with an exciting array of clever, touching and funny animated short films from around the world.
“Viewers weary of elaborately rendered studio CG fantasies will enjoy the originality and intimacy of the highly individual films in the 21st annual Animation Show of Shows.” – Charles Solomon, Los Angeles Times
Featuring 10 films from seven countries, the 2020 edition of the program offers an array of highly imaginative, thought-provoking, and moving works that reflect the filmmakers’ unique perspectives and their relationship to the world. Many of the films showcased over the years in this nationally-touring program have gone on to receive Academy Award nominations (with 11 wins and counting), including 2020 Oscar-nominee The Daughter!
This year’s line-up includes:
Kids (Dir. by Michael Frei & Mario von Rickebach, 2019, Switzerland)
Rubicon (Dir. by Gil Alkabetz, 2019, Germany)
Portrait of Gil Alkabetz (Dir. by Marta Trela, 2019, Germany)
Five Minutes to Sea (Dir. by Natalia Mirzoyna, 2019, Russia)
Onself Story (Dir. by Geraldine Charpentier, 2019, Belgium)
Flowing Through Wonder (Dir. by Joanna Lurie, 2019, France)
Hounds (Dir. by Amit Cohen, 2019, Israel)
Portrait of Ammit Cohen and Ido Shapira (Dir. by Shlomi Yosef, 2019, Israel)
The Fox and the Bird (Dir. by Sam & Fred Buillaume, 2019, Switzerland)
Daughter (Dir. by Daria Kashcheeva, 2019, Czech Republic)
(Total program running time: 83 mins., Not Rated / PG equivalent)