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Wednesday, October 19 • 12:00pm - 1:56pm
Shorts Program 13: Animated Shorts

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(96 min)

Moon of a Sleepless Night
(JAPAN, 26 min)
Writer/Director: Takeshi Yashiro
In a thick forest full of giant trees, a boy lives modestly with his family until a squirrel invites him on an adventure to free the moon, which is stuck high in a tree.

The Treehouse
(MEXICO, 6 min)
Writers: Adan Díaz de León, Emilio Anaya Acosta, Rubén Rodríguez Pérez
Director: Adan Díaz de León
Molière is the son of a strict luthier who wants him to play a string instrument just like him. One day at the market, Molière discovers a new instrument: the trumpet.

Taking Flight
(USA, 6 min)
Writer/Director: Brandon Oldenburg
What begins as a small boy’s boring day with Grandpa turns into a larger-than-life journey, narrowly escaping wild monkeys and battling aliens to save the universe.

(BULGARIA, 18 min)
Writer/Director: Lubomir Yotov
On a cold, wet autumn night Philip needs a woman—someone to give him all her love. So he hires Agathe—a mother for a night.

Hugo Bumfeldt
(HUNGARY, 12 min)
Writer/Director: Eva Katinka Bognar
Hugo, an alien boy on a tiny far-away planet, finally gets his first pet: a scuba diver. Swept away by his childlike excitement, Hugo doesn't recognize his plaything is an actual human being.

Hey Deer!
(HUNGARY, 7 min)
Writer/Director: Örs Bárczy
A cocoa-drinking deer has his foundation shaken by an earthquake that persistently upsets his tidy work.

(USA, 6 min)
Writers: Alexis Harte, Scot Stafford, Patrick Osborne, JJ Wiesler
Director: Patrick Osborne
Set inside their home, a beloved hatchback, Pearl follows a girl and her dad as they crisscross the country, chasing their dreams.

Welcome to My Life
(FRANCE, 9 min)
Writer/Director: Elizabeth Ito
Monster –American teenager Douglas, aka T-Kesh, is doing his best to fit in and make it through high school. Life can be hard when you’re so very much not like the others.

(USA, 6 min)
Writer/Director: Devin Bell
In a scorched desert forest, three burnt plant creatures encounter something green.

Wednesday October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:56pm CDT
Alamo Drafthouse Village presented by Sprint