Short Films 1 (18)

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  • Short Films 1
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Presenting some of the best animated short films from around the world playing in competition at Manchester Animation Festival 2017. These superbly crafted short films demonstrate the potential of the animated form.   

Date & Time: Wed, 15 Nov - 19:00
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Approx. Runtime: 77 mins
Certification:18
Venue: Cinema 2
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Films in this programme:

Manivald

Manivald, a fox, is turning 33. Overeducated, unemployed and generally uninspired, he lives with his overbearing, retired mother. It is an easy life,...

Director: Chintis Lundgren

Year: 2017


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Negative Space

My dad taught me how to pack. ...

Director: Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter

Year: 2017


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Johnnos’ Dead

Serving twelve years behind bars for a crime you didn't comit focuses the mind. Everything becomes crystal clear. All of the injustice poisons the sou...

Director: Chris Shepherd

Year: 2016


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The Bird & the Whale

From writer & director Carol Freeman, comes a tale of a Bird and a Whale, who together struggle to survive, lost at sea. ...

Director: Carol Freeman

Year: 2017


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Dead horses

In an isolated and unknown place during a war a child is forced to flee. On his way, he sees horse corpses everywhere. Only dead horses. Why? Why have...

Director: Marc Riba & Anna Solanas

Year: 2016


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I Want Pluto To Be A Planet again

A transhumanist romance in the near future. A young boy of modest origins, Marcus, an H- , falls madly in love with an H+. ...

Director: Marie Amachoukelli, Vladimir Mavounia Kouka

Year: 2017


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In a Nutshell

From a seed to war, from meat to love, from indifference to apocalypse. An attempt to capture the world in a nutshell. ...

Director: Fabio Friedli

Year: 2017


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Late Afternoon

Emily finds herself disconnected from the world around her. She drifts back through her memories to relive different moments from her life. Emily must...

Director: Louise Bagnall

Year: 2017


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Scrambled

When 19-year old Esra misses her train she kills time playing a fast-paced, flashy game on her smartphone, but a vintage Rubik’s Cube gets her atten...

Director: Bastiaan Schravendeel

Year: 2017


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Cosmos

Cosmos is an animated film about body wanting to experience closeness with another body. Muscles, skin, heart which wish to be touched. ...

Director: Daria Kopiec

Year: 2016


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Chickens

The friend zone... We have all been there! Wondering if that glance from your crush meant something and if you will ever muster the courage to do some...

Director: George Wu

Year: 2016


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