Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

A collection of animated stories from near and far. An array of visuals from the canvas, stage, and screen. These images of still life will move you.

 

In this program


ANNAH LA JAVANAISE

Directed by Fatimah Tobing Rony

In 1893, a 13-year-old girl came to work for French painter Paul Gauguin as his maid and model. They called her Annah la Javanaise.

HOW SMALL!

Directed by Charlene Xu

A young woman reminisces about her deceased grandmother, whose volatile personality troubled and confused her as a child.

7LBS 8OZ

Directed by Yoo Lee

When a young mother moves into a neighborhood, her preconceptions are challenged by the neighbors who show her the value of community.

RAMKALI

Directed by Adnan Hussain

Bijal, a former goat herder with mystical musical abilities wanders the deserts of Sindh, in search of purpose after suffering a severe trauma.

WARMTH

Directed by Nathania Zaini

Warmth is a stop motion animation inspired by the creator’s budding friendship with a gentle homeless man who lives outside her apartment.

STEREOTYPE

Directed by Dahyun Beak, Nahyun Beak

The war has settled down, but a conflict is still escalating.

RAINBOW

Directed by Hui Tan

in this tale of love, learn, enlightenment, creativity, and growth, two children discover a way to give a Mother’s Day gift beyond materialism.

LOCAL MIDDLE SCHOOLER

Directed by Sanjna Bharadwaj

A girl with magic eyelashes is exploited for them by her school, her community, and eventually the government.

A NEW NORMAL

Directed by Asavari Kumar

A story about warmth, hope and family in the new normal.

GIRL IN THE WATER

Directed by Shi-Rou Huang

In a room full of torn walls, the woman recalls some ups and downs of love while she is waiting for the paint to dry.

THE LIFE I KNOW

Directed by Animation Director: Cami Kwan, Marie Jamora

A stop-motion animated music video for the Filipino band, The Itchyworms.

TO THE LETTER

Directed by Nirav Bhakta

Letters and words escape into the cloudy frustration of an unhoused student struggling to read, until her tutor breaks-through and braves the storm with her

O~FORTUNA

Directed by Che Chen

A musician who lose passion about life, accidentally fall out of winnow and goes through a journey of his past, present, and future.

Dates & Times
Past
Directors Guild of America

Sat, May 7
11:00 am