Published On: Sat, Dec 29th, 2018

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

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Date(s) - 12/29/2018
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Hopewell Theater


Returning to theaters across North America this fall, the ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS will present 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year’s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, as well as the diverse challenges we face.

“Animation is such a flexible and open-ended medium that it lends itself to exploring the innumerable aspects of what it means to be human,” says founder and curator Ron Diamond. “And this year’s program, as much as any of our past presentations, really illuminates human strengths and foibles, and the bonds that unite us across cultures and generations.”

The show includes 15 films, four of which have qualified for Academy Award® consideration *. The complete lineup, in order of appearance, is:

The Green Bird*  – Maximilien Bougeois, Quentin Dubois,
Marine Goalard, Irina Nguyen, Pierre Perveyrie, France
One Small Step*  – Andrew Chesworth, Bobby Pontillas, U.S.
Grands Canons – Alain Biet, France
Barry – Anchi Shen, U.S.
Super Girl – Nancy Kangas, U.S.
Love Me, Fear Me – Veronica Solomon, Germany
Business Meeting – Guy Charnaux, Brazil
Flower Found! – Jorn Leeuwerink, Netherlands
Bullets – Nancy Kangas, U.S.
A Table Game – Nicolás Petelski, Argentina
Carlotta’s Face – Valentin Riedl, Frédéric Schuld, Germany
Age of Sail*  – John Kahrs, U.S.
Polaris – Hikari Toriumi, U.S.
My Moon – Eusong Lee, U.S.
Weekends*  – Trevor Jimenez, Canada

THE 20th ANNUAL ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS represents the work of artists from six countries and includes six student films. Funny, moving, engaging, and thought-provoking, THE ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS not only has something for everyone, but is a remarkable and insightful microcosm of our world.

Directed by multiple filmmakers.
Runtime: 98 mins
Rated: This program is not rated, however we recommend children under 13 are accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please call our box office at 609-466-1964 for more information.

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