For many filmmakers, animation providesa chance to fulfil the desire to become anactor without having to stand up personallyin front of a live audience.
These shorts use performance to narrate stories concerned with the human condition, from navigating interpersonal skills to building a sense of community. This international selection brings the uncontrollable grief of a little girl, the events of one day of the week, school crushes, road rage, family relationships, dysfunctional neighbours and the murderous impulse.
Screening in this programme:
The Girl & the Hunter/Jadwiga Kowalska/Switzerland/2010/5 min
Thursday/Matthias Hoegg/UK/2010/7 min
First Day/Christina Fung/UK/2011/5 min
Hinterland/Linda McCarthy/UK/2010/2 min
The Renter/Jason Carpenter/USA/2011/10 min
Nullarbor/Alister Lockhart, Patrick Sarell/Australia/2011/10 min
Heavy Heads/Helena Frank/Denmark/2010/7 min
Fixing Luka/Jessica Ashman/UK/2010/11 min
Paths of Hate/Damian Nenow/Poland/2010/10 min
25 June, 18:00 at George Square Theatre
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