microcinema international presents:
All Animation Edition 2003
Curated by Joel S.Bachar, New York
The Simpson Verdict
by Kota Ezawa (SF), DV, 3:00
An animated film depicting the final minutes of the OJ Simpson criminal trial.
Call of the Wild
by Julia Sarcone-Roach (Brooklyn, NY), 35mm, 8:00
In this endearing animated film, animals in spinning houses engage in small domestic adventures, their lives connected by a phone line.
by Stephan Larson (MO), 3D Computer Animation, 3:30
A cube serves as the root of a transformation between the organic (natural) and the geometric (synthetic). Sometimes subtle, sometimes obvious, the animation progresses from flowing patterns to concrete shapes.
by Yoo Jung Lee (NYC), 16mm, 2:10
There is a clayman. He climbs up a tree. There are hands. They make a clayman.
Shizuko Tabata (Japan) - Super-8mm, 2:30
Is the memory of your childhood a happy or sad one? Everything has gone to the past, ut we can only look forward.
Tales Of Mere Existence
Lev/www.ingredientx.com (SFO) - DV, 7:00
8 episodes from this series of true stories about everything and nothing.
by Nyeland Newel (Alameda, CA), DV, 3:00
A latter-day love song set to a playful pastiche of appropriated imagery.
Song by «Paddy P.»
by Jonathon Hodges (UK), 35mm, 7:56
This film explores the experience of the child growing up with a schizophrenic parent.
by Baerbel Neubauer (Germany), 35mm, 3:40
Metamorphoses of colour and form which are painted, drawn and stamped on blank film directly and which correspond to rhythm and music.
by Signe Baumane (NYC), 16mm, 3:30
A story about the separation of love and sex.
by Jeff Drew (New Mexico), Digital Animation, 6:00
Join Edgar, the man, and Gigi, the dog, on a casual stroll through a wacky cut and paste neighborhood filled with drunk clowns, smoking grandmas, and sidewalk preachers.
by Steve Whitehouse (Toronto, CAN), Flash Animation, 3:55
A thirsty man attempts to answer the question: «What would happen if you drank an Yves Tanguy?»
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes
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