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Your search by 'Animation' identified 18 films

  • Bendik & the Monster

    Bendik & the Monster

    Norway , 2014 , 10 min. There’s a monster under your bed! But instead of achieving its goal of scaring young Bendik, this one decides to share its secret dream of becoming a singer. Bendik does the best he can in helping his new friend achieve this dream.... Read more
  • Beyond the Mirror’s Gaze

    Beyond the Mirror’s Gaze

    Canada , 2013 , 4 min. Exchanging their eyes, genitalia, and facial features, a couple gets to know themselves and each other in this playful animation.... Read more
  • Bradley Manning Had Secrets

    Bradley Manning Had Secrets

    UK , 2011 , 5 min. This is the story of Bradley Manning, not as a Wikileaks hacktivist but as a young American soldier going through a crisis of consciousness and identity. Animated in a rotoscoped pixel-art style and using dialogue from Bradley’s online conversations, this film explores issues of personal and political secrets, digital identity, and alienation.... Read more
  • Breed


    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Caught between two worlds, a son must decide whether being true to himself is worth the loss of his father’s approval. Only when he stands up for himself does his father see him for who he really is, and both must come to terms with what that means.... Read more
  • FU377


    UK , 2014 , 5 min. While the Indian Supreme Court tries to outlaw homosexuality, an adorable mother has her knowledge of “gay sex” in mint condition, wheeling out a tidbit or two for her heartbroken queer daughter in an effort to cheer her up.... Read more
  • The Gem People

    The Gem People

    69 min. How does one survive an encounter with death, a silent men's retreat, or an evening at T.G.I. Friday’s? Watch and learn. These playful and intelligent films experiment with visual and narrative techniques to deliver more than just a script.... Read more
  • The Gem Sisters

    The Gem Sisters

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Burn your bra, put away your beehive hairdo, and learn other fabulous fashion and lifestyle tips from Stephanie and Stephanie 2, AKA the Gem Sisters!... Read more
  • Get Animated!

    Get Animated!

    68 min. Jimmy Carter, Chelsea Manning, lesbian penguins, and two rabbits named Tord share the spotlight in an animation program that is as wild as it is poetic.... Read more
  • Happy Toilet

    Happy Toilet

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Inspired by the art and music of Orson Wagon, this animated musical short of epic proportions features a toilet brandishing a whip, a butt being propelled by its own farts, and a drunken shark. It points to intersections of substance abuse with trauma, pollution, and overstimulus.... Read more
  • Homegrown


    77 min. From first love to the fight for fair housing, this program is an upbeat look at what lingers in the hearts, minds and pants of those who proudly call the SF Bay Area their home.... Read more
  • Jimmy Carter!

    Jimmy Carter!

    USA , 2010 , 4 min. A magical exploration of the tenure of President Jimmy Carter, this animated music video recapitulates the highlights of Carter’s Presidency with a bit of history, Japanese rap, laser beams, penis monsters, and many other wildly exciting features.... Read more
  • Miss Finknagle Succumbs to Chaos

    Miss Finknagle Succumbs to Chaos

    USA , 2013 , 9 min. When a lonely high school librarian disappears, four high-school students reach across their social strata to try and solve the mystery.... Read more
  • Prinsesa


    USA , 2014 , 12 min. Rey, a young Filipino American father, recalls the Singkil folk dance tale to his children to calm them after an earthquake, but his young boy seems to identify more as the princess than the prince. Should Rey “straighten out” the boy to prove his own masculinity to his friends?... Read more
  • Simple


    Germany , 2013 , 2 min. “I just want sex!” says Tanja to Benjamin. This charming and fast-paced film presents the joys and pains of dating, loving, hooking up, and exploring outside of normative relationship constellations.... Read more
  • Mulan


    USA , 88 min. Invite your friends, family, and loved ones to revisit a classic tale of bravery, selflessness, and unconditional love at our surprise family screening of Mulan! Watch one young heroine defy the rules and use marvelous wit and courage to save her community in this surprise family screening at The Castro Theatre.... Read more
  • Teagan


    Australia , 2013 , 3 min. Three animators tell a story of transition—from male to female and from despondency to happiness. Using recorded interview material and representative artwork, this short touches on the fear and loneliness of living in the closet, and the joy and confidence that comes with stepping into the light.... Read more
  • Tord and Tord

    Tord and Tord

    Sweden , 2010 , 10 min. One day, Tord accidentally walks in to the apartment next to his own, finding another person named Tord living there. Through their newfound friendship, they learn about themselves and about each other. But will their contact last when they hit obstacles along the way?... Read more
  • We Should Have Coffee Sometime

    We Should Have Coffee Sometime

    USA , 2013 , 6 min. Full of visual depth and complexity, this short film explores the loss of faith that comes at the end of a relationship and how to go on when a chapter in your life has come to an end.... Read more