Sundance Film Festival Animation Shorts

Kelly Sears in Person

Sundance Film Festival Animation Shorts

This selection of films from Sundance Film Festivals past are from the world’s most creative animators, with styles ranging from handmade drawing and painting to puppetry, with stories of love, art, bubbles, nudism, the creation of the universe and more. Shorts are:

  • BELLY (Julia Pott, UK),
  • IT’S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY (Don Hertzfeldt, US),
  • MARILYN MILLER (Mikey Please, US/UK),
  • THE OBVIOUS CHILD (Stephen Irwin, UK),
  • OH WILLY... (Roels & Swaef, Belgium),
  • SUBCONSCIOUS PASSWORD (Chris Landreth, Canada),
  • VOICE ON THE LINE (Kelly Sears, US), and
  • YEARBOOK (Bernardo Britto, US). Total running time: 90 min

Sundance Film Festival Animation Shorts

Fri April 3, 2015, 7:30 only, Muenzinger Auditorium

Unrated, but due to mature content viewer discretion is advised

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10 films for $60 with punch card
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$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
Free on your birthday! CU Cinema Studies students get in free.


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