BEST OF THE NW ANIMATION FESTIVAL
|PORTLAND • Friday, Sept 14|
|Address:||4122 NW Sandy Blvd, Portland OR 97212|
|EUGENE • Saturday, Sept 22|
|Address:||43 W. Broadway, Eugene OR 97401|
See this year’s best animated shorts from around the world!
Audience votes helped distill 1500 submissions down to twelve fan favorites. Couldn’t attend the week-long festival back in May? This BEST OF FEST show squeezes the most astonishing films into one incredible screening.
Some of what you’ll see: The sun walks upon colossal legs to the end of the world, passing both birth and death on its way to meet a young bicyclist for tea. In a strange land where every plant and animal kingdom has its own monarch, one mad king sets out to steal ALL the crowns. Amid the onslaught of daily irritations, pent-up impatience wins out: folks have had enough, they throw up their hands and just stop. Two lovers on a romantic weekend getaway have a birth control mishap and must decide what happens next. A jungle tiger gets loose aboard an orbiting space station, causing hilarious trouble for the resident astronaut and his goldfish. In a tight-knit New England community, the arrival of a jovial barber provides a mystical woodland creature with the opportunity to unseat the town’s mean-spirited minister. Humanoid sardines, mice, and monkeys perform an utterly surreal mini-opera about working in low-status jobs — leaving the audience with an almost painfully beautiful feeling of existential hope. (Read more…)
Get your tickets early — our BEST OF FEST show tends to sell out!
Not Rated. Parental guidance recommended. Mature content: nudity, sexuality.