photo by Sarah Palmer, from www. rooftopfilms.com
Here’s a message from our friends over at Rooftop Films for a fun film event in NYC!
Friday, May 29th
Dark ‘Toons: Optical Illusions
The infirm will walk, the dead will dance, cities will rise up from the earth, and the trees themselves will rebel. Walls will crawl and
heads will roll…and then rejoin their host bodies. Anything can happen in a cartoon, and this exhilarating collection of short animated films from all over the world displays all that can be done with the form.
Independent animators have all the freedom that a filmmaker could ever hope for—if an animator has the talent and the time, then she can take any image that dances through her dreams and bring it to life. These films defy expectations and bring us images that have never been seen before–kinetic visions that defy logic yet seem to make sense to some dark corner of [Read more…]