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.
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.
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?”
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.