Reality documented through animation.
In association with Edinburgh College of Art and the University of Edinburgh’s Animating Realities, a two-day conference exploring the increasingly popular form of animated documentary. From the thoughts of a child of a holocaust survivor; a tender memoir of the death of a parent; an overwhelming account of Argentinian grandmothers searching for their lost grandchildren, to the delightful memory of a mother’s fur coat, a demonstration of American architecture and an insight into Arabic culture, EIFF present seven short films that use the genre brilliantly to varying degrees and effect.
Screening in this programme:
American Homes/Bernard Friedman/USA/2011/12 min
Abuelas/Afarin Eghbal/UK/2011/9 min
The Stitches Speak/Nina Sabnani/India/2009/12 min
1989 (when I was 5 years old)/Thor Ochsner/Denmark/2010/10 min
The Next One/Barbara Raedschelders /Belgium/2010/5 min
My Mother?s Coat/Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits/ UK/2010/6 min
I Was a Child of Holocaust Survivors/Ann Marie Fleming/Canada/2010/15 min
24 June, 18:00 at George Square Theatre
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