THE 8TH ANNUAL ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS
(The Best in New Animation)
Friday, November 10,
Walter Reade Theatre
165 West 65th Street
This is a free show; seated is limited to first-come, first-served!
LIFTED by Gary Rydstrom, Pixar A young alien
student tests the patience of an increasingly weary instructor
as he tries to abduct an innocently slumbering farmer. 5 min.
HE WHO CHEATS DOESN’T WIN by Rajiv Eipe and
Kaustubh Ray, India. The central theme is a journey in which
whomever cheats loses. Depicted through visual elements like
roads, signs and a shining light sought after by many. 3½ min.
DANISH POET by Torill Kove, National Film Board of
Canada, produced by Marcy Page and Lisa Fearnley. A poet
Named Kasper experiences bad weather, an angry dog,
slippery barn planks and other seemingly unrelated factors in
his quest for inspiration and a chance to meet the famous
writer Sigrid Undset. 14 minutes
A GENTLEMEN’S DUEL by Francisco Ruiz and Sean
McNally, Blur Studio, Los Angeles. Set in the English
countryside, a lady is courted by two competitive suitors
resulting in a duel employing unusual weapons. 8 minutes
MY LOVE by Alexander Petrov, Russia. Anton, a 16-year
old high school student’s lofty dreams of brightness, purity and
love carry him into another reality away from routine daily life.
Based on Ivan Shmelev’s novel The Story of My Love. 27 min.
SHIPWRECKED by Frodo Kuipiers, Netherlands. A
castaway on a small deserted island tries to make contact with
anyone who can save him. Eventually he succeeds, but his
rescuer has other plans. 5½ min.
TRAGIC STORY WITH HAPPY ENDING by Regina
Pessoa of Portugal and the National Film Board of Canada. A
whimsical fable about a little girl who finds self-affirmation
after embracing her own difference. 8 minutes
This is a 35mm program. The program was organized by Ron Diamond of Acme Filmworks Inc. and Animation World Network, AWN.com. Ron will introduce the program.