Season

Narrative Shorts: Silent Animation

Short films that prove a picture is worth a thousand words.

112 minutes 14 films
Available Nov. 5-22
Available Only in MO/IL

Alienated

Alienated

Directed by
Nicole Yoshinaga
2019
5 minutes
No Dialogue
An alien who's different learns how to utilize and accept his differences.
Beyond the Line

Beyond the Line

Directed by
Jinuk Choi
2020
3 minutes
English

A wheelchair dreams of one day being fast like a racing car and decides to hold its own race.

Candela

Candela

Directed by
Marc Riba & Anna Solanas
2020
12 minutes
No Dialogue
Mrs. Candela spends the last days of her life in a dying suburb of a big city.
forget me not

Forget-me-not

Directed by
Katarina Lundquist
2019
7 minutes
No Dialogue
When a lifelong friend departs, a stubborn old man has to face his inner fears to restore his peace of mind.
If Anything Happens I Love You

If Anything Happens I Love You

Directed by
Michael Govier & Will McCormack
2020
13 minutes
No Dialogue
Grieving parents struggle with the loss of their daughter after a school shooting.
The Lineman

The Lineman

Directed by
Jay Shipman
2018
4 minutes
No Dialogue
Hearing a hypnotic tone traveling down a power line, a weary lineman falls asleep atop an electric pole and sees his life passing before his eyes.
navozande

Navozande, the Musician

Directed by
Reza Riahi
2020
15 minutes
No Dialogue
A young musician and the love of his life are separated during an attack, but when he is summoned to perform at the castle of the Mongols 50 years later, he finally finds his beloved.
Routine: The Prohibition

Routine: The Prohibition

Directed by
Sam Orti
2020
8 minutes
No Dialogue
In a dark world devastated by lies and dominated by fear, the human race continues its self-destructive routines and heads toward extinction.
Season

Season

Directed by
Giovanna Lopalco
2019
8 minutes
No Dialogue
As a cortege of men dressed in white walk a young woman in a strange procession, her body begins to metamorphose.
sogni

Sogni al campo

Directed by
Mara Cerri & Magda Guidi
2020
9 minutes
No Dialogue
A child arrives at the doors of time, where the dead disappear and the living let them go.
Sweet Horizon

Sweet Horizon

Directed by
Chiang Yao
2020
5 minutes
No Dialogue
After a journey with his master, a loyal travel shoe meets an attractive pink shoe and falls in love at first sight.
under the ice

Under the Ice

Directed by
Ismaïl Berrahma, Flore Dupont, Laurie Estampes, Luce Grosjean, Quentin Nory & Hugo Potin
2019
7 minutes
No Dialogue
A heron is fishing on a lake when winter arrives.
Windup

Windup

Directed by
Yibing Jiang
2020
9 minutes
No Dialogue
A father tries to stay connected with his comatose daughter by playing a windup music box to help guide her back to consciousness.