Animation Nation (2021)

  • Shorts, Animation
  • 1h 27m

Join the celebration of imagination with this collection, packed with unforgettable animation, fantastic stories and captivating characters.

RED ROVER

(Dir: Astrid Goldsmith / UK / 2020)

When a robotic rover sent from Earth starts drilling for signs of life on Mars, the peaceful life of the native community of tiny rock-beasts is shattered. No Dialogue.

TOO LATE

(Dir: Roy Stein / Canada / 2020)

A late night struggle with sanity, over some coffee. No Dialogue.

TOT

(Dir: Tom Getty, Fiona McLaughlin & Aimée Kirkham Priester / Ireland / 2020)

After the death of her father, Tot roams through a mystical world carrying her grief with her as she searches for closure. No Dialogue.

FRIENDS

(Dir: Florian Grolig / Germany / 2019)

The “small” one is, well, small, and the “big” one is definitely very very big. They are friends. No Dialogue.

PEARL DIVER

(Dir: Margrethe Danielsen / Norway / 2020)

Three couples are facing different challenges: a hedgehog falls in love with a balloon, but finds it difficult to maintain his grooming routine. A couple of arctic/antarctic lovers are experiencing a coldness between them, and two naive oysters are impatiently waiting to be on the same schedule. No Dialogue.

MATILDA AND THE SPARE HEAD

(Dir: Ignas Meilunas / Lithuania / 2020)

This is a story about a girl who wished to be the smartest in the world. When all the things she’d learned could no longer fit in one head, her mother bought her a backup one. In Lithuanian with English Subtitles.

A TINY TALE

(Dir: Sylvain Cuvillier, Chloé Bourdic, Théophile Coursimault, Noémie Halberstam, Maŷlis Mosny & Zijing Ye / France / 2020)

A dog gets abandoned on the side of the road. Attached to a street light, he stays alone until the day he meets a young astronaut wannabe and a professional cyclist who keeps on trying to beat her highest score. No Dialogue.

TOYHOOD

(Dir: Zoë Hutber / UK / 2020)

Made loosely in response to Brexit, Toyhood is a lighthearted celebration of our neighbours. In English.

ALL OF OUR SHADOWS

(Dir: Ruth Beni & Daniel Greaves / UK / 2020)

In these times of uncertainty and anxiety, the film follows a day in the life of a young teenage boy as he faces his fears and concerns. Can he confide in his school mates. Will they ignore him, mock him or help him? In English.

BEAST SLAYER

(Dir: Þórey Mjallhvít H. Ómarsdottir / Iceland & Poland / 2020)

In a climate-ravaged world an unlikely heroine – timid young Ormhildur – saves the day, using hidden magical powers on a monstrous night troll. In English.

Package Age Recommendation: 12+

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