Program approx. 80 min.
Get Back. 1969. Directed by Iván Zulueta. 5 min.
A music video set to the Beatles song.
Homenaje a Tarzán (Homage to Tarzan). 1970. Directed by Rafael Ruiz Balerdi. 5 min.
Avant-garde analog animation techniques in stark black and white dramatize the effect of white men’s violence on an African jungle.
No sé (I Don’t Know). 1985. Directed by Nicéforo Ortiz. 5 min.
A jazzy, graffiti-inspired, sci-fi noir drawn directly onto film.
Impresiones en la alta atmósfera (Impressions from the Upper Atmosphere). 1988–89. Directed by José Antonio Sistiaga. 7 min.
Originally created in 70mm for IMAX projection, the Basque artist’s hypnotic display of color and movement is painted directly onto film.
20 días de amor (20 Days of Love). 1991. Directed by Etxegaraico Goti (José Félix González Placer). 4 min.
Unfinished at the time of the artist’s death, this AIDS-era love story is frank and poignant in the simplicity of its notepad animation.
Las partes de mí que te aman son seres vacíos (The Parts of Me that You Love Are Empty Beings). 1995. Directed by Mercedes Gaspar. 9 min.
In this short, recalling the surrealism of Luis Buñuel’s Un Chien Andalou (1929) and using an impressive array of basic animation techniques, romantic fetishists explore their desires across a dinner table.
Geroztik ere… (And since then…). 1999. Directed by Begoña Vicario. 2 min.
On a restless monochromatic palette, a woman experiences the psychological damage of a visit from the police.
Minotauromaquia: Pablo en el Laberinto (Minotauromachy: Pablo in the Labyrinth). 2004. Directed by Juan Pablo Etcheverry. 9 min.
In this clay animation tour de force, Pablo Picasso has a series of unnerving encounters with characters from his art.
Estado de cambio (State of Change). 2010. Directed by David Betsué, Marc Vives. 6 min.
The material world of everyday objects and actions rendered as an animated game of cause and effect.
Cromo. Directed by Marcel·lí Antunez. 4 min.
A reference to Pirandello, this linear fragment is from the director’s interactive work Pseudo.
Hotzanak (For Your Own Safety). 2013. Directed by Izibene Oñederra. 5 min.
A disjointed visual landscape, sweeping movement, and grotesque character animation create a personal vision of the dehumanizing airport security system.
Sangre de Unicornio (Unicorn Blood). 2013. Directed by Alberto Vázquez. 9 min.
A pair of bickering toy bears go on the hunt in a Pop Surrealist landscape of deceptively sweet pinks and whites.
Estela. 2015. Directed by Frederic Amat. Silent. 2 min.
Amat’s use of thread captured in the frames of a projector has been compared to the avant-garde work of Stan Brakhage.
Tengo miedo (I’m Afraid). 2014. Directed by Laura Ginès. 4 min.
The artist brings her skill in illustration and collage to this feminist music video for singer Maria Rodés.