Saturday, September 21, 2019
2pm - Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don't Come Back!!) (1980)
Charlie Brown and the gang travel to Europe as exchange students. Directed by Bill Melendez and Phil Roman. The last traditionally animated Peanuts film from the Bill Melendez studio.
430pm – Narrative Works, Independents, Local Filmmakers (2019)
An eclectic program of animated films by East Coast based artists, featuring some of the finest New York animators with a focus on narrative themes. Filmmaker Q&A after screening.
Animation Block Cake Jam (Ben Li / Los Angeles / 30 sec)
This year’s festival bumper features Puppers baking away his munchies.
Honeyheart (Alice Langlois / RISD / 5:57 min)
Whimsical stop-motion film about a bird, a honeybee, and their poetic journey.
WIND (Dana Sink / Harrisburg, Pennsylvania / 1:53 min)
An exploration of movement and meaning.
Eli (Nate Milton / New York / 11 min)
Within the filmmaker’s personal realms of High Strangeness, Magical Thinking and Manic Delusion.
Fridge (Eugene Kolb / Brooklyn / 2:44 min)
A woman is overcome by her carnivorous appetite.
R.I.P. (Cooper Haskell / NYC / 8:24 min)
Procrastinating writer sleeps his life away on the New York City Subway.
UFO (Wendy Cong Zhao / Brooklyn / 20 sec)
Flying object sighting in Brooklyn.
Mt. Sundae (Katharine Kow / SVA / 4:46 min)
A girl needs ice cream from the mountain, but it's guarded by a grumpy yeti.
Ride (Richard O’Connor / New York / 1:45 min)
Journey through North Dublin in the rain. A true story.
Daylight (Amir Jahanbin / Brooklyn / 3:22 min)
The meeting of the Sun and the Moon. 3D animated music video for 'Daylight' by brz.
War For Dogs (Felipe Di Poi / NYC / 2:59 min)
Moment between a student and teacher lead us into a world torn apart by a massive war.
Gum and Sauce Go to Skill School (Chadwick Whitehead / Brooklyn / 4:07 min)
Gum pranks Sauce to get a hilarious snapshot for photography class.
Welcome to Hell (Lindsey DeMars / Long Island, NY / 2:02 min)
Just getting settled in hell, a devilish tale written by Kath Dunham and Claire Sise.
Heat Stroke (Lauren McKinley / SCAD / 1:11 min)
A part-time employee forced to stand outside hallucinates due to the heat.
Break Down (Emmett Goodman / MFACA / 3:14 min)
Manic wrestler and a calm elderly lady, find themselves in a dire situation.
Idle, Torrent (Alex Moy / Brooklyn / 2:32 min)
Study of personal growth amidst tumultuous times.
Tulipomania, This Gilded Age (Cheryl Gelover / Bristol, PA / 3:18 min)
Animated paint and collage, ripped, reconfigured from print and film, present unsettling shifting surfaces.
Suppression (Dan Hodges / NYC / 1:35 min)
A consciously moving saga, featuring a silly child's day trip to a mysterious zoo.
Expend (Bismark Fernandes / SCAD / 3:53 min)
Stop-motion film about a man’s endless hunt for elusive energy sources in a decaying world.
Sensitive Hearing (Chris Rutledge / Brooklyn / 1:02 min)
The downfall of a person with exceptional hearing.
Foot Race (Ty Enos / Tufts University / 1:35 min)
A young man has lost his shoe and his shoe races to find him.
Faithy, hey (Emily Hubley / NJ / 3:54 min)
Self-portraits from artist Faith Hubley’s journal revisited years later by her daughter.
Perennial Stream (Sonnye Lim / NY / 4:40 min)
Single sheet of paper, graphite marks are drawn, erased, re-drawn, leaving behind a map of remains.