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Saturday, October 27 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Shorts Program 12: Animated Shorts

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(TRT: 94 min)

One Small Step
(China, 8 min)
Director: Bobby Pontillas
Luna, a young Chinese American girl, dreams of becoming an astronaut. Supported by her humble father, Luna endeavors to make her dreams come true.

(Denmark, 12 min)
Director: Philip Louis Piaget Rodriguez
Deep in the harsh countryside, where life fades with every breath, a boy tormented with grief battles an inescapable beast.

The Backward Astronomer
(USA, 10 min)
Writer: Jade Shames
Director: Jake Nelson
A privileged, young man falls in love with a wealthy woman and together they lead reckless lives of opulence in New York City. That is, until he finds something better: a doorway leading directly to the surface of the moon.

(USA, 8 min)
Writer/Director: Siqi Song
A man reflects on his childhood memories of growing up with his annoying little sister in 1990s China.

Life of Death
(Indonesia, 8 min)
Writer/Directors: Jason Kiantoro, Bryan Arfiandy
While struggling to balance his work and family life, Death talks about his existence, his job, and his opinions on human beings as part of a documentary interview.

My Moon
(USA, 9 min)
Writer/Director: Eusong Lee
The love triangle between the Earth, Sun, and Moon takes a turn when one leaves for the other.

The Wheel Turns
(USA, 13 min)
Writer/Director: Sang Joon Kim
A jaded subway operator in NYC finds his life repetitive and tedious, but one night's work leads him to a red door that changes everything.

La Noria
(Spain, 12 min)
Writer/Director: Carlos Baena
A young boy who loves to draw and build Ferris wheels encounters strange creatures that turn his life upside down.

(Ecuador, 6 min)
Directors: Luis Uson, Andres Aguilar
We are all condemned to work and repeat the same empty routines again and again. Can we reach that carrot with which they want to keep us forever occupied, chasing eternally something we do not need? Groompy, a funny cartoon, is about to find out.

Lost & Found
(Australia, 8 min)
Writer: Bradley Slabe
Director: Andrew Goldsmith, Bradley Slabe
A knitted toy dinosaur must completely unravel himself to save the love of its life.

Saturday October 27, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm CDT
Galaxy Highland screen 9 6700 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752