Wednesday, October 20 | 7 PM
As part of our educational outreach this Animation Series in collaboration with the NC Latin American Film Festival is designed to complement classroom curriculum, giving educators an exciting way to reinforce lesson plans.
Our goal is to help engage students through artistic presentations that connect with students and foster learning.
Como parte de nuestro alcance educativo, esta serie de animación en colaboración con el Festival de Cine Latinoamericano de Carolina del Norte está diseñada para complementar el plan de estudios del aula, brindando a los educadores una manera emocionante de reforzar los planes de lecciones.
Nuestro objetivo es ayudar a involucrar a los estudiantes a través de presentaciones artísticas que se conectan con los estudiantes y fomentan el aprendizaje.
Total run time: 37 minutes.
THIS SERIES IS ALSO BEING PRESENTED AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN DURHAM, CHAPEL HILL, RALEIGH AND CARRBORO NC.
ALTO EL JUEGO | CEASE THE GAME (2016). Walter Tournier. Uruguay. 6 min.
This is not an innocent game anymore. In the middle of a war, a boy and a dog try to protect themselves. Techniques: stop motion.
Lenses | Lentes (2020). Carlos Smith Rovira. Colombia. 11.11 min.
Mr. X has a boring life. One day he comes across a pair of glasses which show him the world really as it is, a reality full of beasts killing and eating each other. What do you see through your lenses/screens? Can you stay out of it? Technique. 2D stop motion. Best experimental animation Marbella International Film Festival 2021.
DEAR DARKENING GROUND | QUERIDA TIERRA QUE OSCURECE (2020). Raúl Ávila & El Futuro Imposible. USA. 1:37min.
Written by Rainer Maria Rilke and read by Vandana Shiva. A collective animation by @elfuturoimposible. Un poema de Rainer Maria Rilke leído por Vandana Shiva, animado colectivamente por @elfuturoimposible y presentado por Daniel Wahl. Techniques: Adobe Animate
IT IS NOT LONGER A CHOICE WE HAVE TO GET OFF THIS ISLAND (2018). Raúl Ávila. USA. 2:53 min.
The Alaskan Island of Kivalina may be uninhabitable by 2025. Here’s how residents are responding. Arctic Ice melt is eroding the Alaskan island of Kivalina. Collaboration with Fusion Media Group. Techniques: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop
MI ABUELA | GRANNY (2012). Carlos Smith Rovira. Colombia. 8 minutes.
A city girl visits her granny, she is ancient and as large and wise as a tree. She tells stories of other times and places, the takes cares of the girl that at night, and day too, fantasizes with spirits and monsters. They are all friends and foes of granny. “My granny is as strong as a tree and has magical powers, she shows my roots…. Dedicated to all grandmothers!”. Technique. 2D animation. Selected in the 2013 NYC International Children Film Festival.
THIS IS REAL (2020). Raúl Ávila. USA. 3:30 min.
A Latino family fights for its right to access healthcare. The entire Murillo family contracted COVID-19, but Saul got the worst of it. When his son, Kenny, took his father to the emergency room, a nurse called to discharge him an hour later. But Kenny and Saul knew he was too sick to go home. They demanded that the hospital take care of him. In this video, the Honduran father and son describe how they advocated for themselves — and how other Latinos can, too. Techniques: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop . Collaboration with Univision
CHATARRA | JUNK (2015). Walter Tournier. Uruguay. 5 min.
The maker brings a life creatures out of scrap metal, which traces memories of life in a world in transformation. Best stop-motion animation, Global Animation. Japan 2015