The American Film Festival’s annual AFI Fest, presented by Audi, will spotlight five exceptional animated shorts during its weeklong program in Hollywood. Tickets are available now for the 2019 festival, taking place Thursday, November 24 to Thursday, November 21.
Carne. Five women highlight the perverse way in which society looks at them. Dir. Camila Kater. Scr. Camila Kater, Ana Julia Carvalheiro. Cast: Rachel Patricio, Larissa Rahal, Raquel Virginia, Valquiria Rosa, Helena Ignez. [Brazil, Spain]
Intermission Expedition. During a sunny holiday, a flock of tourists struggle to let go of their busy city lives, and the absence of daily tasks leaves them lost in an uncomfortable and frightening place. Once they learn to slow down, they may find some beauty in the here and now. Dir./Scr. Wiep Teeuwisse. [Netherlands]
Slug Life. A day in the life of Tanya, a curious woman who has developed a taste for homemade non-humanoid lovers. Dir. Sophie Gate. Cast: Jeanette Bonds, Sophie Koko Gate, Tom Scotcher, Vincent Oliver. [U.K.]
Something to Remember (Nagot att Minnas). A lullaby before the great disaster. Dir./Scr. Niki Lindroth von Bahr. Cast: Ava Lauga, Theodor Jensen, Linnea Wikblad, Staffan Westerberg, Arja Saijonmaa, Karin Af Klintberg, Maria Af Klintberg, Daniel Rudholm. [Sweden]
Story. A reflection about modern man in an age of omnipresent technology. Dir./Scr. Jolanta Bankowska. [Poland]
AFI Fest is a world-class event, showcasing the best films from across the globe. With a diverse and innovative slate of programming, the eight-day film festival presents screenings, panels and conversations, featuring both master filmmakers and new voices. Special events at the festival take place at iconic L.A. locations, such as the historic TCL Chinese Theatre and the glamorous Hollywood Roosevelt.
Each year, AFI Fest showcases more than 125 films each year in several exciting sections which include Galas, Special Screenings, New Auteurs, Documentary, World Cinema, Cinema’s Legacy and Shorts. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes AFI FEST as a qualifying festival for both Short Films categories of the annual Academy Awards.
Learn more at https://fest.afi.com.