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
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.
Directed by Charlene Xu
A young woman reminisces about her deceased grandmother, whose volatile personality troubled and confused her as a child.
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.
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.
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.
Directed by Dahyun Beak, Nahyun Beak
The war has settled down, but a conflict is still escalating.
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.
Directed by Sanjna Bharadwaj
A girl with magic eyelashes is exploited for them by her school, her community, and eventually the government.
Directed by Asavari Kumar
A story about warmth, hope and family in the new normal.
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.
Directed by Animation Director: Cami Kwan, Marie Jamora
A stop-motion animated music video for the Filipino band, The Itchyworms.
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
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.