In a society as obsessed with physical appearance as modern South Korea, ugliness is a fate worse than death.
As Nicholas and David find out, just because it’s make-believe doesn’t mean it’s not real! A wild and colourful fantasy with a special point to make.
To live and grow is a battle, to blossom is a victory.
For an alienated soul, a city of millions is the loneliest place. Adrien Mérigeau’s pensive GENIUS LOCI is a tour-de-force of design and handcrafted art, at the service of potent expression.
No good deed goes unpunished. Crafted with natural materials, a beautiful, tragic stop-motion adaptation of the most famous fable from Niimi Nankichi, regarded to be the Hans Christian Andersen of Japan.
Two saints build a church on the island of Iona, but blood will stain its stones. Based on the haunting poem “In Relig Odhrain” by Neil Gaiman, who narrates most eloquently.
A terrible accident leaves a young soldier horribly scarred, but his rediscovery of art heals his wounded soul, in this brief but powerful animated documentary.
A neurotic fellow’s visit to the bathroom proves to be unraveling.
With prayers in the daytime and dreams at night, a mother protects her son.
Mikk Mägi, Oskar Lehemaa
Estonian stop-motion shock comedy THE OLD MAN: THE MOVIE is a hair-raising hellride of back-country horrors, gross-out gags, and rural surrealism!
Peace isn’t easy to find, even in the middle of a placid sea.
From Fantasia regular Alain Bidard, a meditation of solitude and connection created as the reality of the global quarantine set in.
An anxious young man is drawn into painting of a procession, and soon enough wishes he weren’t! A startling
A child is looking after his spinning top, but it’s been lost in the dreams and memories
A curious quartet congregates in this vibrant, experimental work.
A thread runs though every television in America, marking the line of morality. A startlingly timely stop-motion film.
Kalp Sanghvi, Upamanyu Bhattacharyya
In a near-future India ravaged by climate change, survival has become a struggle, and the beasts are no longer what they were. A little masterpiece from Kolkata’s promising studio Ghost Animation.
Love is literally in the air in this exciting, visually breathtaking storm of meteorological sci-fi from Dottodot, a Taiwanese studio bound to break out big.
Ancient Korean mythology lives again in this exciting and elegantly designed adventure.