A selection of award-winning international animated films.
The Lunchtime Shorts Series is sponsored in part by Middlebury College
Your ticket includes lunch. Come up to the Loraine B Goode room on the 2nd floor of BCA, grab your sandwich and drink, sit down and watch the films.
Curated by Orly Yadin
When One Stops
Director: Jenni Rahkonen
Finland | Fiction | Animation | 7 minutes
The world won’t stop turning even when one stops turning with it.
Gates of Life
Director: Hannes Vartiainen, Pekka Veikkolainen
Finland | Fiction | Animation | 6 minutes
Brief moments of life stolen from passing-by strangers form a sequence of events hidden in plain sight.
Director: Emma de Swaef & Marc James Roels
Belgium | Fiction | Animation | 17 minutes
Forced to return to his naturist roots, Willy bungles his way into noble savagery.
Director: Richard Phelan
UK | Fiction | Animation | 9 minutes
An over-ambitious beaver goes too far when he gets the chance to realize his ultimate dream.
Director: Kristina Yee
UK | Fiction | Animation | 13 minutes
The story of one young woman who dreams of flight in 1909, just as the whole of mankind is learning how to fly. Her passion is tireless, but in this era, she has more than gravity holding her down.
Awards: Student Academy Awards – Gold MedalGET TICKETS