Era Animato

Select Shorts: Suggested ratings up to R
Art/Sculptures Coming Alive
Approximate Running Time: 60 minutes

Streaming as part of this year's Virtual Festival available only from June 10-27th on

This program is playing at All Saints Cinema on Friday, 6/11 at 7 pm

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(second row under "Now Playing & Coming Soon")


Directed by Shon Kim

4:45 | R | Redondo Beach

BOOKANIMA, a compound word of ‘Book’ and ‘Anima’, is Experimental Animation project to give new cinematic life to book.

It aims to create ‘Book Cinema’ in the third scope between Book and Cinema by Chronophotography Animation, paying homage for Edward Muybridge and Entienne Jules-Marey.

BOOKANIMA experiments Chronophotography Animation about Andy Warhol.


Directed by Lili Zhang

4:06 | R | Hangzhou, Zhejiang province China

This film is about a subtle psychology which in the process of intercourse between men and women. Some women think that men’s desire is appearances. However, once a woman began to change herself too much, she became the chocolate in the box.


Directed by EE Newman

1:54 | R | Brooklyn, NY

The ignorant cowboy meets his skeleton, via a toilet and a spray can.

The Vulture

Directed by Santiago Colombo Migliorero

2:36 | PG-13 | La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Around 1917 Kafka wrote a note in his diary: "Somebody pulled my clothes, but I shook him off". Some years later, in his short story "The vulture", fate looks inevitable and it is not possible to escape from the torment. A vulture hacks the feet of the main character, who resigned, accepts passively this inevitable destiny.

On / Off

Directed by Nicolás P. Villarreal

7:00 | G | Argentina

Endless distractions threaten to destroy creativity.


Directed by Raphael Fabre

4:51 | G | Paris, France

A maze of loops, imagining distant utopias and lost worlds. Tribute to Foucault's Pendulum, to Borges and Poe, to the landscapes of forgotten paintings, this musical short film tells the mourning and the hope from the point of view of a child caught in the trap of his illusions.

Vals & Rumba

Directed by Laura Delgado, Eduardo Rodriguez

6:02 | G | Madrid, Spain

This is a story about a statue that dreams, and "Rumba", a very special robot cleaner that works in a museum.

I don't miss you anymore

Directed by Diego Rotmistrovsky

4:58 | G | Argentina

She no longer misses her ex, she got over him. Live in a world of lollipops, teddy bears and walks in the park. Little by little we see that despite the appearance, she is trapped in her suffering.

Stache and the Inner Walk

Directed by Joanne Fisher

3:30 | PG | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Salvador Dali's moustache rises in the crypt and journeys into the world of its subconscious.

A Chance to Be

Directed by Jesse Nyander

6:17 | PG | Fort Collins, CO

As a people, family, community, country, world, and universe, we are just a sum of our parts. Sometimes, we need to step back and look at the bigger picture. I am, because we are! Take a moment and run the numbers and understand that we cannot exist unless we begin to acknowledge it.

Any Instant Whatever

Directed by Michelle Brand

5:12 | PG | UK, London

A man in a room, in a film – it is the becoming of something and simultaneously becoming in itself. Nothing is as solid as we believe. The film explores our perception of time and change, bodies and objects, and our inability to comprehend the full motion of things.

Super Generic

Directed by Di Lu

1:39 | PG | Sarasota, Florida

A character model sheet tries to change himself after getting critique from an instructor saying that he was “super generic”.