Breaking Out of the Cell
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Built To Serve
Directed by: Dylan Chase
The Subordi-bot is the latest in domestic technology. He’ll cook, he’ll clean, he’ll obey your every command. But what’s this? One has escaped the factory and seems to have a mind of its own. That is, until he collides with a stubborn, spunky little girl and her dead dog.
Castillo y El Armado
Directed by: Pedro Harres | Brazil
On a windy night, Castillo faces his own brutality on the line of the fishhook.
The Mega Plush – Episode II
Directed by: Matt Burniston | United States
Set in the shadows of a gritty underworld, a war is brewing. The Mega Plush, a group of four plush toy vigilantes, are struggling against the uprising of the SOC (Society of Chimps) army. Good vs evil. Bear vs sock monkey. The question is “who has the stuffing to survive?”
Directed by: Henry Bullen | Australia
A quirky serving of brain candy in which an old man’s ghost completely ignores others discomfort in order to depart from the physical realm.
Directed by: Raúl “Robin” Morales Reyes | Mexico
A trumpet player is trapped in an army marching band in the epitome of authoritarian control and fear. His nature prevents him from playing the note he’s being told to play, and he is punished as a consequence. In his recurring arrest and, after engaging in a musical dialogue, he recognizes his creative power; it’s in his confinement where he finds freedom to play his own music. Once he is deprived of his instrument, he finds another expression: a brave and disobedient act that will provoke an awakening in the conscience of his platoon and result in his subsequent freedom.
The Beach Boy
Directed by: Hannes Rall | Malaysia
A story of two star-crossed lovers in ancient Vietnam. Based on a traditional folk tale and adapted for animation in a style inspired by local Asian art styles.
Directed by: Afshin Roshanbakht & Vahid Jafari | Iran
Lima continues to reminisce about his lost father, until he himself gets old.