Program approx. 57 min.
The Metamorphosis, Part 1. 1998. Directed by Charlie Ramos. English version. 8 min.
A chilling version of the opening scene from Franz Kafka’s 1915 novella.
Top Gum. 2001. Directed by Víctor Vinyals. 2 min.
A luckless dragon engages with a wad of gum in this endearing set piece.
How to Cope with Death. 2002. Great Britain. Directed by Ignacio Ferreras. 3 min.
Mortality meets an unlikely superhero.
Tadeo Jones. 2004. Directed by Enrique Gato. 10 min.
Gato takes the George Lucas/Steven Spielberg adventure franchise to its inevitable conclusion.
The Tell-tale Heart. 2005. Spain/USA. Directed by Raul García. English version. 10 min.
A stark black-and-white adaption of Edgar Allen Poe’s story by a veteran animator long associated with Disney.
Alma. 2009. Spain/USA. Directed by Rodrigo Blaas. 5 min.
This sinister vignette of childhood innocence exploited is as fully realized as a feature despite its short running time.
Doomed: A Biological Cartoon! 2011. Directed by Guillermo García Carsi. 10 min.
A documentary-style creature comedy for adults.
Historia de Éste (Story of Him). 2011. Directed by Pascual Pérez. 7 min.
Using the clay-animation technique he mastered at Britain’s Aardman Animations, the director memorializes youthful drinking habits.
Strange Oaks. 2013. Directed by Headless Studio. 1 min.
In the spirit of Tim Burton, a black comedy from the Barcelona-based independent animation studio.
Thursday, September 15, 2016,7:00 p.m.Introduced by animator Rodrigo BlaasFloor T2, Theater 2
Sunday, September 11, 2016,2:00 p.m.Floor T2, Theater 2