Lillian Chan * | Canada 2013 | 2:26
Get ready for a party! Ingredients for a ramen feast come alive in this animated short. Ramen Party! is part of a larger interactive project to get children excited about food.
Lillian Chan is a Toronto-based illustrator, an award winning filmmaker, and an animator. Her work Jaime Lo, Small and Shy was produced by NFB.
A Time is a Terrible Thing to Waste
Leslie Supnet * | Canada 2012 | 2:55
This wonderful collaborative animation with Winnipeg storyteller Glen Johnson is a contemplative comic fantasy about a time-obsessed squirrel.
Leslie Supnet’s work aims to represent sincerity, lived experience, and the multiplicity of human emotion. She is the recipient of Winnipeg Arts Council’s RBC On The Rise Award.
The Last Minute Groom
Neha Junagade * | India 2013 | 1:20
Characters from two different worlds come together in a marriage ceremony with a traditional Indian Warli backdrop.
Born and raised in India, Neha Junagade is based in Mississauaga and recently graduated from Sheridan College in 2013.
The Moon that Fell into the Sea
Akira Oda | Japan 2013 | 19:00 | Japanese with Eng Sub.
A contemplative work about a young moon that falls into the deep sea, and the world of creatures that it meets there. Will the moon be able to return to its home in the sky?
Based in Tokyo, Akira Oda is a graphic designer, an illustrator, and an animation artist. The Moon that Fell Into the Sea has exhibited in Japan, Uruguay, Serbia, and Russia.
Santosh Ram India 2009 | 19:10 | Marathi with Eng Sub.
A 10-year-old boy, Damu, while on an errand for his mother, faces a moral dilemma as soon as he steps out onto the street. Recipient of the Best Director Award at the Pune Short Film Festival (India).
Born in Udgir, India, Santosh Ram is an award-winning filmmaker, and has completed the English Literature Program from Modern College in Pune.
Bansulli (The Flute)
Min Bahadur Bham Nepal 2012 15:00 | Khas, Nepali, with Eng Sub.
A journey of hope and desire. Set in the middle of Nepal’s decade-long civil war, amid the political changes taking place, the story of young girl’s life that is about to change forever. Official Selection—69th Venice International Film Festival.
Born and raised in Nepal, Min Bahadur Bham studied Nepali Literature and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Buddhist Philosophy at Tribhuwan University.
Dreams in the Depths
Armin Isarian | Iran 2013 | 12:18 | Farsi with Eng Sub.
In a cramped tunnel that connects the Gaza Strip and Egypt, a boy and his father wait to bargain goods with the people on the other side. The boy wants a bicycle, and doesn’t understand why he can’t have one.
Born in Tehran, Armin Isarian has produced 14 fiction short films, three feature documentaries, and countless TV commercial teasers.