Tue
20

Flickers' VORTEX Festival: AFTER SCHOOL SERIES - FLIGHTS OF IMAGINATION - KID’S SHORTS

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Cost: Free and Open to All

150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

Tue, 2015-10-20 16:00 - 17:30

Soar| Alyce Tzue, Director | 6 min. | USA, 2014.

A precocious young girl makes a new friend when a tiny boy pilot drops out of the sky on a broken flying machine. Now she must race against time to return him home, before her new friend becomes stranded on Earth forever.

 The Orchestra | Mikey Hill, Director | 15 min. | Australia, 2015.

Imagine a world where a band of tiny musicians follow you and play a soundtrack for your life, communicating your emotions, fears and hopes. In this world lives elderly Vernon, a lonely man whose crippling shyness causes his orchestral musicians to perform terribly out of tune. 

Josef et Aimée |Ben Shirinian, Director| 15 min. | Canada, 2014.

Josef and Aimee were originally from cities in the north of France, but as the Nazi occupation of France drew near, their families sent them into hiding in the south of France. 

 The Epic of Hershey | Douglas McGinness, Director | 15 min. | USA, 2015.

God is missing. That's what the homeless children of New York believe, and God having been kicked out of power by the evil demon named La Llorona is how the children understand their suffering on the streets.

The Alchemist’s Letter | Carlos Andre Stevens, Director | 5 min. | France, 2015.

When Veridian, an estranged son, receives his late alchemist father Nicolas' inheritance, he is exposed to the ill-fated reality that his father built a tumultuous gold-making machine powered by his own memories. 

Eloise Little Dreamer | Myriam Obin, Director | 4 min. | Canada, 2015

This creative animation manages to bring voice to a day of celebration in the streets of the city; everyone is wearing masks and making noise. However, a little girl discovers things are not what they appear to be. What is, in reality, a peaceful protest is soon disrupted by an aggressive police action. 

Fulfilament | Rhiannon Evans, Director | 8 min. | USA, 2015

Travel around the brain with a little, lost thought and discover what it takes to make a great idea.

Theodora | Henry Chaisson and Travis Bogosian, Directors | 6 min. | USA, 2014.

A resourceful young girl prepares dinner for a friend.

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