***These animated shorts are unrated and some contain material that is unsuitable for children. Wild Love has violent content and Mind My Mind has sexual content.
World / 95 min / Animation
Various languages with English subtitles
Sponsored by STCU
A selection of the world’s finest animation.
He Can’t Live Without Cosmos
Russia / 16 min.
Directed by Konstantin Bronzit
A mother and son dance in this ode to freedom, love, and destiny.
Netherlands / 3 min.
Directed by Sophie Olga de Jon & Systke Kok
A girl learns to cycle from her grandfather. She discovers that where the road ends, real adventure begins.
Grab My Hand: A Letter to My Dad
USA / 6 min. / English
Directed by Camrus Johnson, Pedro Piccinini
A grieving father urges us to cherish every second we have with the ones we love.
The Physics of Sorrow
Canada/France / 28 min. / English
Directed by Theodore Ushev
We roam through personal labyrinths, carrying nothing but a suitcase of memories: a portable time capsule filled with assorted mementos from a past we can no longer reach.
France / 8 min.
Directed by Miguel Amendola, Clara Obeidi, Yohan Gantelet, Lucie Krencker, Geoffrey Rakotoarisoa, Antonin Geral-Aries
André and Philip find the ultimate hunting technique.
France / 7 min.
Directed by Paul Autric
While on a romantic getaway, Alan and Beverly cause a fatal accident. They won’t escape punishment.
Mind My Mind
Belgium/Netherlands / 30 min. / English
Directed by Floor Adams
When relying on social imperatives to survive in the world, it’s not easy to go off-script. Especially if you’re obsessed with German dive bombers.