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Calendar Event Information for 21st Annual Animation Show of Shows

21st Annual Animation Show of Shows
When: December 21, 2019
Where:Wellfleet Preservation Hall
Time:2:00 PM
Contact Name:Vanessa Downing Phone:508-349-1800
    4 shows! Saturday 12/14 at 4pm & 7pm, Sunday 12/15 at 2pm and Saturday 12/21 at 2pm.

Tickets are $15.00 General Admission (not including ticketing service fees), $16.00 at the door.

Kids 13 & under $8.00 (not including ticketing service fees), $9.00 at the door.

(Parents, please note - this program is not rated. It contains some adult/challenging themes and situations, but no sex or profanity. Use your discretion.)

Sunday 12/15 at 2pm - BUY TICKETS HERE

The ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS, a curated selection of the best of the best animated short films created by students and professionals around the world, returns to Preservation Hall! Featuring 11 films from seven countries, the 2019 edition of the program offers an array of highly imaginative, thought-provoking, and moving works that reflect the filmmakers unique perspectives and their relationship to the world.

For 21 years, the ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS has been presenting a highly selective program of new and innovative short films to appreciative audiences at animation studios, schools and, since 2015, theaters around the world. During its first 20 years, 40 of the films showcased in the ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS went on to receive Academy Award® nominations, with 11 films winning the Oscar®. The ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS is a 501(c)(3) not for profit and is supported by major studios, companies, schools and hundreds of animation lovers around the world.

Animation is an incredibly versatile medium that allows artists to explore situations and ideas that you wont see anywhere else, says ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS founder and curator Ron Diamond. From political and philosophical concerns, to the complexities of individual identity and personal relationships, animated short films are uniquely able to capture the many facets of human experience.

THE 21ST ANNUAL ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS has a running time of 87 minutes and includes 11 films, four of which have qualified for Academy Award® consideration . The complete lineup is:

Kids - Michael Frei, Mario von Rickenbach, Austria

Rubicon - Gil Alkabetz, Germany

Portrait of Gil Alkabetz (Rubicon) - Marta Trela Germany

Airship of Unknown Direction - Alexandra Galitskova, Russia

Five Minutes to Sea - Natalia Mirzoyan, Russia

Récit de soi (Self-Narrative) - Géraldine Charpentier, Belgium

Le jour extraordinaire (Flowing through Wonder) - Joanna Lurie, France

Hounds - Amit Cohen, Ido Shapira, Israel

Portrait of Amit Cohen and Ido Shapira (Hounds) - Shlomi Yosef

The Fox and the Bird (Le renard et loisille) - Sam & Fred Guillaume, Switzerland

Daughter - Daria Kashcheeva, Czech Republic

The program also includes two mini-documentaries about the creative process featuring Alkabetz and Amit Cohen & Ido Shapira (Hounds).

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