In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter, ROBYN, comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last ... See full summary »
Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
An animated short set to the tune of Pat Boone's Exodus Song satirizing the history of the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant. "I envisioned This Land Is Mine as the last scene ... See full summary »
Cúilín Dualach is born with his head facing backwards and his mother is the only person will have anything to do with him and loves him as he is. Things change when he finds out that there is something he is better at than anybody else.
"From Darkness" is a beautiful 8-minute retelling of an Inuit legend about a fisherman who casts his line in haunted waters.
The style of the animation is similar to the style of 2-D Inuit drawings (the artists here are very good), and the slow pace and starkly white surroundings perfectly capture the rhythm of life in such a place (I've tried fishing on the ice in Nunavut, and it is every bit as lonely as the film makes it out to be). The music is also worth singling out - it is very, very good, and perfectly captures the atmosphere of the film.
If you're a lover of thought-provoking animation, you will probably love this movie. It can be found in its entirety here:
http://zed.cbc.ca/go?CONTENT_ID=7848&c=contentPage (Yes, this is a legal site)
P.S. There is some slight nudity in the film, but I think that such a beautiful film can be watched by anyone really.
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