In Affairs of the Art, director Joanna Quinn & producer/screenwriter Les Mills continue the series of beloved, hilarious and award-winning animated films starring Beryl, the Welsh 59-year-old factory worker who’s obsessed with drawing and determined to become a hyper-futurist artiste. We also meet her grown son, Colin, a techno geek, her husband Ifor, now Beryl’s model and muse, and her sister Beverly a fanatical narcissist living in Los Angeles. Affairs of the Art provides glimpses into Beryl, Beverly and Colin’s peculiar childhoods and we see that obsession is in this family’s DNA.
Liang Jing, a woman who works in the city, returns to the village where her parents live. Her mother orders her to consult an old fortuneteller for finding marriage. Although Liang is hesitant to obey her mother, she goes to the woman’s place one night. During the meeting, Liang's reality starts to intertwine with her past. Under the guidance of the fortuneteller, Liang’s life starts to change.
Gut Feelings is the story of two misfits who meet in the belly of a beast.
A young boy's day out to see Grandad and his beloved pet Harry the Hamster suddenly sours.
Set in a colourless megalopolis, 'Phosphene' follows the story of a young woman on her journey to regain her internal creativity and independence. By approaching true-to-life themes such as mental health, creative blocks, and the repetitive nature of quotidian living; viewers will watch as the protagonist reclaims her light, with a little help from a new friend.
When Mickie asks to join Kim one quiet Saturday morning, they find reflecting on the past can be both a comfort and a torment. Will the truth behind what has brought them to this quiet cafe and the link they share be discovered, or are they destined to remain strangers, forever more?
A hand embroidery animation about the relationship between a daughter and her absent father.
A wheelchair dreams of one day being fast like a racing car. One night, the wheelchair decides to do its own race in the hospital hallway.
Set in an American coastal town, Alice Featherston is having a hard time asking her crush, Dave, to be her high school prom date. That changes, however, when she meets a traveling circus clown, Sam. The two strike up a unique rapport.
Alice discovers that Sam is mute and can only communicate through writing poetry. He also possesses the unique ability to create illustrations that come to life. With his help and guidance, Alice gains the courage to speak to Dave at school. Even when things don’t go quite according to plan, Sam helps navigate Alice through her disappointments.
A coming-of-age story about a young girl finding her confidence, made only possible by the friendship with a magical, mystical but kind-hearted stranger.
Two brothers, (4 and 2) must put aside their long standing feud to gain the ultimate treasure. Cookies! But one thing stands in their way. Daddy. Can they bury the issues of their past? Can they find a way to work together? Can they outsmart Daddy? Can they get the cookies from the top of the fridge?
A twisted fairy tale with a hint of Edgar Allan Poe and a dash of Edward Gorey featuring the vocal talents of Claire Foy as the narrator.
Made during the lockdown of 2020. From the corners of a small room, comes the story of Derek and his Brick.
Derek is Isolated and torn between the love of his pigeon and a beautiful damsel. What is a hermit bachelor to do?
"Freeze Your Brain" is a poetry film that asks who are we really? Is it who we project ourselves to be or what is expected of us to be? A group of strangers go on an journey to find their true selves.
Garden Shark breaks through the hopelessness and loss of a dementia diagnosis by giving people living with dementia and their caregivers a new way to connect and find joy. It explores improv’s ability to teach people to live in the moment, communicate, and learn to laugh in spite of their struggles. Garden Shark highlights couples’ individual experiences and shows how beautifully partners living with dementia respond to the risk free, playful and hilarious environment created by Inside Out Theatre’s Village Improv for Alzheimer’s program.
Tilly and Vic are waiting for Tilly’s parents to join them on a video call so that they can break some difficult news to them. But, as so often happens when family gets together, the conversation is quickly derailed by passive aggression, an uninvited visitor and, of course, dodgy internet connection.
The movie is about the father of the director, Spyros, his life and experiences. He is the protagonist and narrator. The "Just Like Water" speaks about time and the circle of life.
The questions asked are, what is time and how do we perceive it? Do we really live the moments in our daily lives and do we give them their due value?
So, we follow a magical journey through time, embedded with vivid images of Spyros, grandfather, man, child ... A girl and a woman always there. A patchwork of images, accompanied by original musical composition, sketched in detail: it weaves the puzzle of a whole life nestled in the Island of Crete (Greece).
One ordinary day in Leonidas's life, a seemingly minor event with major impact on him. Leonidas's favourite pastime is fishing, his usual catch providing him with pocket money for personal spending. Unexpectedly, and in view of significant onlookers, he catches a big fish. It signifies success, acceptance and appreciation by the young men and girl. How does he deal with it?
In the middle of the night… Sarah wakes up as she wants to go to the bathroom.
As she leaves her room, she finds herself alone in the dark hallway, and it is really creepy.
Even the toys she left out look totally different from how they looked during the day.
Sarah finally pulls herself together and starts to move forward, with her animal doll friend named Steven, who’s got a shiny nose to show her way, but – she trips!
When she picks herself up off the ground, she finds herself in a creepy forest with a tall toilet tower in the distance…
It must be an imaginary world born from her fear.
Can she make it to the bathroom with help from Steven??
This is an adventure story familiar to all of us, to overcome your fear of the dark when nature calls!
A young reindeer in the North Pole gets a valuable lesson about the Golden Rule.
Tom is anxious, he holds a secret in his human heart, a wing beat and a flutter and its bursting to take flight.
The Secret Life of Tom Lightfoot is a tale of magical realism to be witnessed and shared. It is a tale of healing revealing how we can learn to live with the secrets of our more than human hearts.
Tom Lightfoot works as a calls operator for ‘We have the Answers’.
A call centre, which answers anybody’s questions about absolutely anything. Tom, is secretly studying for a PHD in bird migration but this is not Tom’s secret life, his secret is inside of him
This film is part of a series of films ‘Secret Lives’ combining the artistry and experiences of UK learning disability group ‘Arty Party, the film direction of Ray Jacobs and the writings of NYT best selling fantasy author Jeff Vandermeer.
Yesterday's wardrobe is an animated Love Poem. It portrays life's journey through a series of ordinary reminiscences.
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