Malt Adult


8:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Columbus College of Art & Design

60 Cleveland Avenue

CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room

Columbus, OH 43215

(614) 224-9101

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Brew tea, dream of the dead, and think about time in this selection of animations for grown-ups. Curated by Columbus adult animation aficionado and CCAD grad Sarah Schmidt, this edgy collection will feature some of the best work screened at Malt Adult over the past year.


Films include:

Rabbit Blood
Director: Yagmur Altan
Runtime: 4 minutes, 36 seconds

Just an ordinary day at an old, mysterious Turkish country house where its residents have an extraordinary way of brewing tea.


Black Dog
Director: Joshua Dean Tuthill
Runtime: 15 minutes

Utilizing archival footage and stop-motion animation, Black Dog is set during the U.S and USSR space race of the 1960s amidst a time of heated social and political tension. Two brothers must deal with the sudden loss of their parents. As one falls into the darkness of a troubled marriage, the other must find an escape from the evil devouring his family.


Director: Ninaad Kulkarni
Runtime: 2 minutes, 50 seconds

KLOC is a 3D animated documentary on people’s perceptions of time. A selection of brief interviews provides the voices for ten meticulously designed CGI clock-head characters, in a variety of real-world settings, as they respond to a single question: “What does time mean to you?”


Oh, Ophelia
Director: Dakota Nanton
Runtime: 3 minutes, 42 seconds

A man is visited by the ghosts of the dead in his dreams. What happens when the lines between dream and reality become blurred? Hand-painted and digital animation on Super 8mm film.


The History of Magic: Ensueño
Director: José Luis González
Runtime: 5 minutes, 27 seconds

When the high school bell rings, Ester Bolaños carves her own path in the search for something, anything, beyond her soul-smothering existence in a small Texas border town.