September 7th, 8:30 P.M.
FOUR SOULS OF COYOTE
Hungary, 2023, 106’10’’, 2D/3D animation
director Áron Gauder
Set in the present day, Native American teenagers confront the crew of an oil pipeline project, just down the hill from the land of their ancestors. The grandfather evokes the ancient tale of their Creation myth, reminding all of us that the challenges facing humanity are universal, and that we need to find our place in the great circle of creatures.
September 9th, 8:30 P.M.
OS DEMONIOS DO MEU AVO
Portugal, 2022, 90’, 2D/stop motion
director Nuno Beato
Rosa returns to the Sarronco Valley, away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, when she learns that her grandfather, with whom she hadn’t spent much time in recent years, has died. She discovers, there, abandoned lands that were left to her, as well as the house where she grew up falling down from rottenness. She decides, then, to dedicate herself to recovering all that, with the help of clay demons that her grandfather had modeled, which come to life and talk to her.
September 9th, 11:00 A.M.
CRICKET & ANTOINETTE
Croatia, 2023, 82’, 3D animation
director Luka Rukavina
Can an unlikely friendship that forms between the rebellious ant Antoinette and the carefree cricket Ket change the world? Through a series of adventures, their bond brings ants and crickets together, realizing that a good life consists of both work and fun.
September 10th, 11:00 A.M.
A GIANT ADVENTURE
Peru, 2023, 80’, 3D animation
director Eduard Schuldt
Sophia’s family runs a small company that charters planes to take tourists on flights for birds-eye views of the famous Nazca lines, located in Peru. A mysterious storm takes Sophia and her friend Sebastian to Hanan Pacha, the land of the gods and this is the first secret that they uncover, along with the real reason why they are there: to save the earth from the terrible demon Supay, who is disappointed by the human race.