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19th Annual Animation Show of Shows

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 7:00 pm

Reserve Tickets

THE 19th ANNUAL ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS will be presented at SVA Theatre in collaboration with the School of Visual Arts’ BFA Computer Art, Computer Animation and Visual Effects and MFA Computer Arts programs.  The screening is free and open to the public. General Admission RSVPs via Eventbrite are appreciated, but not required, and do not guarantee admittance. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes prior to the screening.

The Show features the work of nine women directors in many of the 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.S. The program includes the extraordinary stop-motion musical The Burden from Swedish director Niki Lindroth von Bahr, grand-prize Cristal Award winner at the 2017 Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Other program highlights include Los Angeles-based Irish director David OReilly’s visually stunning Everything, based on a 1973 talk given by the renowned British-American philosopher Alan Watts, and the 1964 classic Hangman by Paul Julian and Les Goldman which was recently restored by The Animation Show of Shows, Inc. as part of its film preservation program supported by grants from ASIFA Hollywood and The National Film Preservation Foundation.

All 16 films will be shown at this 90-minute screening.

Not rated: All ages 6+, contains mature themes and images some may find disturbing that appear in the program.

THE 19TH ANNUAL ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS includes the following films:

CAN YOU DO IT by Quentin Baillieux (France)
TINY BIG by Lia Bertels (Belgium)
NEXT DOOR by Pete Docter (U.S.)
THE ALAN DIMENSION by Jac Clinch (Great Britain)
BEAUTIFUL LIKE ELSEWHERE by Elise Simard (Canada)
HANGMAN by Paul Julian & Les Goldman (U.S.)
THE BATTLE OF SAN ROMANO by Georges Schwitzgebel (Switzerland)
GOKUROSAMA by Aurore Gal, Clémentine Frère, Yukiko Meignien, Anna Mertz, Robin Migliorelli, & Romain Salvini(France)
DEAR BASKETBALL by Glen Keane (U.S.)
ISLAND by Robert Löbel & Max Mörtl (Germany)
UNSATISFYING by Parallel Studio (France)
THE BURDEN by Niki Lindroth von Bahr (Sweden)
LES ABEILLES DOMESTIQUES by Alexanne Desrosiers (Canada)
OUR WONDERFUL NATURE – THE COMMON CHAMELEONby Tomer Eshed (Germany)
CASINO by Steven Woloshen (Canada)
EVERYTHING by David OReilly (U.S.)

More information available at www.AnimationShowofShows.com.