Program 1 - Flux: The Only Constant is Change


These shorts deal, in one fashion or another, with life’s constant changes, whether you’re young, old, or in between.

Running Lights | The cycles of life and death are always bound together in this vivid animated meditation on life, death, and rebirth. Ged Sia/Lithuania 2017. 11 min.

Late Afternoon | A mother and daughter’s relationship stretches across time. Louise Bagnall/Ireland 2017. 9 min.

Latvietis | The panorama of historical change and repetition takes us from the 13th century to the present. Plus ça change, plus c’est la meme chose! Janis Cimermanis/Latvia 2009. 9 min.

Fishing | An elderly couple fishing by a riverbank muse on the passage of time. Jan Citkovic/Slovenia 2016. 7 min.

The Ceiling | In the midst of divorce, Olavi retreats to his summer cottage only to find that the ceiling has mysteriously come down. Teppo Aeraksinen/Finland 2017. 14 min.

Damn Girl | The coming of age story about, Alex, a 12-year old tomboy. Hanging out with a group of only boys, she is soon confronted with her own body’s changes. Kira Richards Hansen/Denmark 2012. 13 min.

Catherine | As she gets older, Catherine’s strange relationship with her pets takes her life in unexpected directions. Britt Raes/Belgium 2016. 11 min.

Awaker | Set in a cold Nordic country in the early 19th century, this animation tells the tale of an old man who works as an awaker, waking people up. His life is always the same — until one day he gets a shiny old bell. Filip Diviak/Czech Republic 2014. 10 min.

Flimflam | This is a story about the encounter between two individuals inside an imaginary world. One longs for company, and is soon rewarded with the arrival of a stranger. Marco Belic/Croatia 2018. 8 min.

Yawth | A witty satire on love and relationships in the age of the ubiquitous cell phone. Lida Vartzioti, Dmitris Tsakaleas/Greece 2018. 10 min.

Total program: 102 min.

Please note: !O Fortuna! will unfortunately no longer screen.

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