The endless possibilities of genre animation are on dazzling display in this retina-reeling, round-the-world showcase of some of the medium’s most innovative, boundary-pushing, and mind-enhancing short films:
Directed by Charlotte Chouisnard, Ninon Dodemant, Baptiste Leclerc, Solène Michel, Justine Parasote, Anouk Segura-Diaz
France | 6 minutes | 2020
SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A dreadful scream pierces through the silence of a sleepy residence. What happened? The investigation begins.
Directed by Carolina Sandvik
Sweden | 15 minutes | 2021
FLORIDA PREMIERE. A father-to-be ends up in a feverish nightmare after a miscarriage when a strange entity seems to be growing in the mother’s blood.
Directed by Baptiste Boutin
France | 4 minutes | 2020
US PREMIERE. A family lives an ordinary day, but when the mother goes away for a moment, chaos starts to settle.
Directed by Juan Medina
Mexico | 13 minutes | 2021
FLORIDA PREMIERE. On his first day of work as a miner, a cocky teenager will learn the importance of rituals and respect for ancestors.