THE FLYING OF LEAVES
directed by Juan Pablo Etcheverry
A man grieves the loss of his father and laments how his life has been spent focusing on material things.
(Italy) (7 minutes)
directed by Justina Hnatowicz
Tired of being stuck in his cage, and far too pudgy to fly, little Burdie devises a plan to escape that just may work!
(New York, USA) (2 minutes)
directed by Nellie Robinson and Barbara Meier
A toymaker’s five-year-old daughter sees a carnival in a picture book and wants to go. The toymaker can’t take her, so instead starts building a miniature, detailed recreation of the picture book scenes.
(Rhode Island, USA) (7 minutes)
directed by Catherine Valle
A shark teaches his son to swim and hunt. While exploring the ocean, they follow fish for fun until unexpectedly the father disappears.
(Ecuador) (3 minutes)
directed by Dom Hilton
Inspired by actual events, Aerial explores how far one man goes to escape torment and find peace.
(Pennsylvania, USA) (4 minutes)
directed by Ty Primosch
A corkscrew with a screw loose battles a giant glass bottle to uncork seven magical lightning bugs trapped inside.
(Connecticut, USA) (6 minutes)
MNI WICONI: WATER IS LIFE
directed by Miguel Antonio Genz and Jeremias Galante
A short film on the environment and how the fossil fuel industry is affecting climate change.
(Pennsylvania, USA) (3 minutes)
directed by Brad Condie
A young boy misses the chance to say goodbye to his dying Mother. Through a deep desire he wills himself to try to see her again.
(Indiana, USA) (5 minutes)
directed by Vanessa Sweet
Wild Woman is an animated poem to mankind which invokes current world issues such as drone-strikes and religious persecution in a plea for empathy.
(Alaska, USA) (4 minutes)