A collection of award-winning animated short films, including:
Abductees - Five true tales of alien abduction told using a wide range of animated techniques.
Ape - A darkly comic animation, Ape features a grouchy, married couple who battle daily over their nightly dinner - a cooked, whole monkey!
Club of the Discarded - In this Svankmajer-inspired Czech film, a family of discarded mannequins enjoys a quiet life in an abandoned warehouse until a group of hipster mannequins move in - and ruin the neighborhood!
Gentle Spirit - Derived from a Dostoyevsky story, this Polish film depicts the psychological landscape - fraught with entrapment and violence - between a young woman and an ominous male figure.
Joy Street - An ambitious, astonishing story of a woman's journey from suicidal despair to personal renewal, with the help of an unlikely spirit guide.
The Story of the Cat and the Moon - Internationally celebrated, this Portuguese mini-epic of unrequited love follows a cat who is beguiled by an always out-of-reach moon.
* This collection is not appropriate for children.
"Rich and moving...explores the ambiguity, mystery and dark corners of human nature."
-San Francisco Chronicle
"Inventive, astonishing and visually lush." -The New York Times