Affairs of the Art
United Kingdom / Animation / 16 mins
Director: Joanna Quinn
Writer: Les Mills
Producer: Les Mills, Michael Fukushima
How many obsessions can one family have? In Joanna Quinn and Les Mills’ Affairs of the Art, we reconnect with Beryl, the working-class heroine who not only reveals her own obsession with drawing but exposes the addictions of her eccentric family, which include pickling, screw threads and pet taxidermy.
United States / Animation / 11 mins
Director: Joe Mateo
Writer: Joe Mateo
Producer: Heather Schmidt, Feng Yanu
After an asteroid knocks his spaceship off course and he crash-lands on a desolate dwarf planet, a stranded horticulturist-astronaut’s chances for survival dwindle with each breath. But when an ethereal visitor arrives, the once-lone traveler discovers the joy in building a new life and realizes the universe has delivered astonishing salvation.
United States / Animation / 10 mins
Director/Writer: Pat Campo
Producer: Pat Campo
Cast: Aaron Groben, Carolyn Deskin, Del Mak
An AI robot and his owner make a living by hacking into computers and stealing important electronic files. During their usual escapade, they stumble upon a hard drive containing EP. But what is EP?
(Nhu môt dòng sông)
France / Animation / 15 mins
Director/Writer: Sandra Desmazieres
Producer: Dora Benousilio, Julie Roy
Two sisters in Vietnam are separated after the fall of Saigon in 1975. Their separation will last nearly 20 years, and the letters they exchange are their only way to connect and relieve their loneliness.