*Alma.* 2009. Spain. Directed by Rodrigo Blaas

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.

  1. Thursday, September 15, 2016,
    7:00 p.m.

    Introduced by animator Rodrigo Blaas
    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2
  2. Sunday, September 11, 2016,
    2:00 p.m.

    The Museum of Modern Art, Floor T2, Theater 2