Hiroshima, summer of 1945. A young girl named Nobuko saves a starving kitten from crows. She wants to keep the kitten, but her parents dismiss the idea. Nobuko eventually convinces them to let her keep it. She and her brother Makoto name the cat Kuro. Kuro quickly brings joy and laughter to the family. As World War II takes its toll on Japan, it becomes harder for Nobuko and her family to care for Kuro. One August morning, Kuro begins acting strangely...
Stick-figure animation makes for a witty genre send-up of the Western.
One in a series of European folk tales, in the style of a medieval tapestry—with a feminist twist.
A jazzy, graffiti-inspired, sci-fi noir drawn directly onto film.
Unfinished at the time of the artist’s death, this AIDS-era love story is frank and poignant in the simplicity of its notepad animation.
A political cartoon in which reformer Melquíades Álvarez faces off with monarchist Juan de la Cierva.
The [film's] sequences are cross-sectional photographic scans of pieces of hardwood, burls and branches.
An allegorical film about the human condition with images that are similar to the art of Kandinsky or Klee and, closely combining surrealism and abstraction, prefigure a world that is becoming decline.
OPERATOR is a stop-motion animated short film about a man named Bob, who is attacked by a bio-mechanical parasite, and has to fight for his life and family against forces much greater than himself.
The Rubber Stamp Film was hand stamped on over 5000 index cards. Color was added with water color and felt pen.
Hasse is 8 years old. His parents are drinking and arguing. Every day Hasse picks up his diary from the hideout behind the radiator to write down his thoughts.