Streaming
  • February 26 (Friday) through March 11 (Thursday)
New Animation

Audience favourites and award winners from the 2020 edition of the OIAF, North America’s largest and most important animation festival, are featured in this program of ground-breaking, smile-making, and head-shaking shorts. Showcasing some of contemporary animation’s leading international talents and brightest new lights, the ten exceptional works screening here include Canadian animator and UBC alum Anne Koizumi’s In the Shadow of the Pines, a moving retelling of the filmmaker’s relationship with her Japanese-immigrant father; Seoul-born, L.A.-based Kang-min Kim’s KKUM, a stunning black-and-white dreamworld that claimed both the festival’s Grand Prize and its Public Prize; and Slovak animators David Stumpf and Michaela Mihalyi’s humorous and absurd Sh _ t Happens, a film about, well, strange shit that happens. 

To stream this program:
Click on the Stream” button above. 
Purchase a virtual ticket for $10 CAD (you may need to create an account first).
Once available, you have seven days to start watching the program.
Once you begin, you have 48 hours to finish watching.
If you are having technical issues with the stream, please click here.
This program is available to stream in Canada only.
Not intended for younger audiences.

Your ticket purchase supports The Cinematheque.

Lightning Bolt / Blow to the Head”
Caleb Wood, USA. 3 min.

Room with a Sea View
Leonid Shmelkov, Estonia. 12 min.

Jo Goes Hunting / Careful”Best Commissioned Animation
Alice Saey, France/​Netherlands. 4 min.

Mor visste ingenting (Mother Didn’t Know)Craft Award for Best Sound Design
Anita Killi, Norway. 11 min.

Cockpera
Kata Gugić, Croatia. 5 min.

Pá kis panelom! (Bye Little Block!)Craft Award for Best Design
Éva Darabos, Hungary. 9 min.

Sh_​t Happens
David Stumpf & Michaela Mihalyi, Czech Republic/​Slovakia/​France. 13 min.

In the Shadow of the PinesBest Narrative Short; Best Canadian Animation
Anne Koizumi, Canada. 8 min.

La mer à boire (The Sea Is Too Much to Drink)Best Non-Narrative Short
Charlotte Arene, France. 2 min.

KKUMGrand Prize; Public Prize
Kang-min Kim, South Korea/​USA. 9 min.

Film synopses available here.

Media
Note

Feature image: Lightning Bolt / “Blow to the Head”
Media images in order of screening, beginning with Room with a Sea View.