Experimental Animation Show

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Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!

Run Time: 63 min. Format: Various

Curated by Willy Hartland
Q & A to follow with many of the participating filmmakers.

THE TANTALIZING FLY
d. Dave Fleischer / 1919 / 4:15
A menacing fly pays a visit to Max Fleischer and Koko the Clown.

THE DISILLUSIONMENT OF TEN POINT FONT
d. Greg Condon / 2017 / 1:11
Animated on a smith corona galaxie deluxe typewriter.

BRAINWORM BILLY
d. Emily Hubley & Max Rosenthal / 2018 / 2:36
A mother and son collaboration about a young man haunted by a famous comedian.

SECRET RAGE
d. Sheila Sofian / 1990 / 3:11
Experimental black & white animation about the hidden rage of an ordinary man.

KOKO
d. George Griffin / 1988 /  3:00
Set to the music of Charlie Parker, scraps of colored paper animate to evoke the excitement of bebop.

LOVE AND THEFT
d. Film Bilder / 2010 / 6:50
Tour de force of metamorphosis.

8 ECSTASIES
d. David Brody / 2014 / 11:00
Abstract digital 3D drawing animated to the rhythms of heavy breathing.

I SAW YOU YESTERDAY
d. John Valeriani / 2017 / 3:18
A stream of consciousness exploration of characters and ideas suspended on a wall.

CROSSING THE STREAM
d. Skip Battaglia / 2006 / 4:00
A poem in the shape of a stream, this short animation is a meditation on water.

FRANK FILM
d. Frank Mouris / 1973 / 9:00
A self portrait of the filmmaker, this groundbreaking animation uses found images from magazines. (Academy Award winner)

PENCIL BOOKLINGS (35mm)
d. Kathy Rose / 1978 / 14:00
Through rotoscope the filmmaker is able to enter the fantasy world where her hand drawn pencil creations live.

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