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  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Directed By: Ishai Setton and Signe Baumane
  • Country: USA
Everyone's nightmare visit to the dentist becomes a reality in this film by Signe Baumane, who has collaborated with Bill Plympton on numerous films. She is also a New York Foundation for the Arts Film Fellow and a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Directed By: Blake Williams
  • Country: Canada
A mini-essay on motion, image tracking and mapping in an explicitly digital form, Depart moves through various modes of software and internet aesthetics to frame images of sublime landscapes and flying vehicles. Set to a score of air traffic control radios, transportation ambience and ominous drones, the accumulating layers of found, manufactured and self-shot footage—plus a swarm of digitally animated fireflies—ease into an ambivalent co-existence. |Read More
Documentary, Animation, Science Fiction
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  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 9 minutes
  • Directed By: Gene Deitch
  • Country: USA
Meet a worm not that differen from you or me, except his head looks a lot like his tail! This hysterical journal about the daily doings and hidden world of a lovable underground dweller will delight audiences young and old. |Read More
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Dinner Party tells the incredible story of Betty and Barney Hill, an interracial couple who made the first report of a UFO abduction in America in 1961. Having sought hypnosis to recover memories of their inexplicable experience, the Hills decide to listen to the recording of their session during a dinner party—and what they hear could change their lives forever. |Read More
Animation, Horror, Action, Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction, Latino Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Tribeca Film Festival Alumni, Technology
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  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 7 minutes
  • Directed By: Sylvia Binsfeld
  • Country: USA
Dorme (meaning "sleep") takes us on a magical journey into the world of dreams, that mystical place our spirits go to play when our bodies go to sleep at night. A beautiful and mesmerizing fantasy film, Dorme is a celebration of the sub-conscious mind, an artistic feast for the eyes and an escape for the soul. Told without the use of words, this universal story is about a boy lulled to sleep by a captivating melody only to begin his adventure of transformation and discovery. |Read More
Female Director(s), Animation
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  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Directed By: Maciek Albrecht
  • Country: USA
Duck (of Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type and Giggle, Giggle Quack fame) decides to enter politics. Follow his rise, and fall, from power. Narrated by Randy Travis, with music by Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 5 minutes
  • Directed By: Brandon Oldenburg and Limbert Fabian
  • Country: USA
A euphoric vision of the future is presented through this cinematic poem about the challenging yet world-changing power of invention as a lone space explorer crash-lands on a desolate planet and must find a way to make her new home habitable. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 59 minutes
  • Directed By: Vanessa McDonnell and Dan Schoenbrun
  • Country: USA
The Eyeslicer is a new variety TV show that brings the next generation of alternative American filmmakers together under one strange roof. The hour-long show will slice, dice, and then mince your eyeballs into delicious ceviche. Each episode is a handcrafted mixtape, blending boundary-pushing short form work into into a weird, wild, uninterrupted whole. The Eyeslicer premieres at Tribeca with the episode "Facial Reconstruction", featuring work from acclaimed indie filmmakers Lauren Wolkstein, Erin Vassilopoulos, Shaka King, Danny Madden, and Leah Shore.

After the episode: A conversation with co-creators Dan Schoenbrun and Vanessa McDonnell, and filmmakers Lauren Wolkstein, Erin Vassilopoulos, Shaka King, Danny Madden, and Leah Shore. Moderated by filmmaker and performer, Josephine Decker. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Animation, Experimental
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  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 7 minutes
  • Directed By: Dawn Dreyer and Andrea Love
  • Country: USA
Dr. Zenglo Chen was four when his parents disappeared, victims of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Through Zenglo’s own words and exquisitely crafted hand drawn and stop motion animation, Fear considers the tension between fear and safety; faith and psychology; Chinese and American; and acceptance and healing. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Animation


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