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New Shorts: Animation Variety Show
Institute of Contemporary Arts
November 2022
Family Tape, dir. Wei-Chia Wu, Taiwan 2021, 7 min.

Our annual animation selection continues to colour outside the lines. These animations are bold, political, hilarious and irreverent miniatures of the modern condition, drawing lines between agency, purpose and dissidence. The films attest to the ability of animation to depict the abstract and complex human experience in fascinating new ways. These characters may only exist on paper, but their emotions, predicaments and sentiments are entirely #relatable.

The depiction of a heart murmur, an exploration of a parent’s belongings, a day in the life of a graffiti artist, an animator’s experience of racism and more are explored in this curated selection of films, from Taiwan to Jordan to Romania. Curated by Qila Gil, these films are all in the running to win Best International Short at LSFF 2022.

FILM FOUND, dir. Claudia Munksgaard-Palmqvist, Denmark 2021, 3 min.
Due to legal reasons this Film is called Breaking Bert, dir. Anne Isensee, Germany 2021, 5 min.
Where Are You Really From?, dir. Will Kim, USA 2021, 2 min. 
Bardo, dir. Aisling Conroy, Ireland 2021, 4 min.
Gyroscope, dir. Gabriel Böhmer, UK 2021, 3 min. 
All Those Sensations in My Belly, dir. Marko Djeska, Croatia 2021, 13 min.
Library of Paradise, Garden of Pain, dir. Christopher Childs, UK 2021, 3 min.
Amayi, dir. Subarna D, India 2021, 5 min.
The Things Around Us, dir. Magdalena Kreps, Germany 2021, 3 min.
Melancolia, dir. Alina Popescu, Romania 2021, 4 min.
Parked, dir. Cho Yoon-hei, USA 2021, 4 min.
Murmur, dir. Shannon Silva, USA 2021, 1 min.
Family Tape, dir. Wei-Chia Wu, Taiwan 2021, 7 min.
Geisha L.O.V.E., dir. Mike V. Derderian, Jordan 2021, 8 min.
09:00 pm
Sat, 15 Jan 2022
Cinema 1
£13 Full, £11 Concessions, £6.50 Green/Blue Members

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All films are ad-free and 18+ unless otherwise stated, and start with a 10 min. curated selection of trailers.

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