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Festival Shorts Collection: Mann im Mond aka Man in the Moon
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Festival Shorts Collection: Mann im Mond aka Man in the Moon

2008Runtime:0 minutes
This fantastical German animation brings a new perspective to the Apollo 11 moon landing of 1969. A quiet, moon-dwelling man sees his dull days of dirt gardening come to an end when a mysterious ship touches down on his lonely rock of a home.

Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: No Bikini
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    Festival Shorts Collection: No Bikini

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    A free-spirited little girl named Robin dons a bikini top that doesn't quite fit, so she decides to go without it at swim class and is mistaken for a boy. Claudia Morgado Escanilla's film won Best Short at the New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: Migration Assistée aka Aided Migration
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    Festival Shorts Collection: Migration Assistée aka Aided Migration

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    This amusing animated short follows Sureau, a migratory bird who's about to head south for the winter. But just before his big trip, he's diagnosed with a nitrogen allergy, which means he'll have to fly by plane with the other sick and injured birds.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: A Half Man
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    Festival Shorts Collection: A Half Man

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Maintaining a daily routine and caring for his children prove a Herculean task for a half man, who struggles mightily just to keep his organs from falling out of his body, in this animated short from India.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: Diamonds in a Bucket
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    Festival Shorts Collection: Diamonds in a Bucket

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Lonely, codependent Vivian leaves home and meets Harold, an untalented lout of a singer. Vivian caters to Harold's every need, but their "relationship" hits a hitch when Harold's 30-year-old daughter makes an expected visit.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: La Leçon de Danse aka The Dance Lesson
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    Festival Shorts Collection: La Leçon de Danse aka The Dance Lesson

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Inspired by the wallflowers who envy the freedom and grace of dancers, Philippe Prouff's hilarious instructional short, featuring the uninhibited Maxime Dorian, is guaranteed to inspire viewers to jump to their feet and cut a rug.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: The Sickie
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    Festival Shorts Collection: The Sickie

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Toby Jones (Infamous) stars as an overworked office manager who, plans to stage a "sickie" against his bosses and take a day off to relax. Unfortunately, the idea backfires when the voice of his guilty conscience begins torturing him mercilessly.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Festival Shorts Collection: El Gran Zambini aka The Great Zambini
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    Festival Shorts Collection: El Gran Zambini aka The Great Zambini

    2008Runtime:0 minutes
    Set in a bustling city overlooking an abandoned circus, this dialogue-free short from Spain centers on an aging circus performer as he struggles to come to terms with his defunct career and his strained relationship with his young son.

    Directed by:

  • Igor Legarreta
  • Emilio Perez
  • Chris Stenner
  • Arvid Uibel
  • Philippe Prouff
  • Rupert Jones
  • Sherry White
  • Pauline Pinson
  • Claudia Morgado Escanilla
  • Firas Momani
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    Now and Then
    rating:3.8

    Now and Then

    1995Runtime:0 minutes
    Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, they reconcile experiences with boys, secrets, bullies and more. Lesli Linka Glatter directs; Gaby Hoffmann, Ashleigh Aston Moore, Cloris Leachman, Thora Birch and Christina Ricci co-star.

    Directed by:

  • Lesli Linka Glatter
  • rating:3.8 3.8 Average Rating

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    Now and Then (1995)
    A heartwarming movie about four childhood girlfriends who, in adulthood reunion, relive their experience of the life-changing summer of 1970, including a mystery death, divorce, standing up to the boys, first kiss, and the meaning of true friendship. Each explores her unique identity amidst family and friends. Beautifully directed by Lesli Linka Glatter.
    - Frances   
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