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Flickers' Vortex Festival: AFTER SCHOOL SERIES FROM THE LAND BEYOND BEYOND - KID’S SHORTS

Monday, October 19, 2015

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Cost: Free and Open to All

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

Mon, 2015-10-19 16:00 - 17:30

Broken Wand | Anne Yang, Michael Altman, Directors | 3 min. | USA, 2014.

'Broken Wand' is the story of a washed-up magician trying reconnect with his preteen grandson who used to love magic.

Dissonance | Till Nowak, Director | 15 min. | Germany, 2015.

A genius musician lives a lonely life in a surreal, floating world. He plays the piano every day in a gigantic concert hall, but there is nobody to listen. One day his animated world collapses and reality breaks out.

Knock Knock | Anthony Lund, Director | 3 min | USA, 2014.

On a dark, stormy night, a brave little boy decides to find out who is knocking on his door... his closet door, that is.

Lapse of Time | Celine Tricart, Director | 15 min. France, 2013.

On a winter afternoon, in the course of a hide and seek game, a kid finds shelter in the most unlikely of places : the huge astronomic-tuned clock of the city's cathedral! Sneaking his way through, he accidentally gets his jacket stuck into the mechanism blocking the entire system... and of time itself!

Life on Juniper | Mark Ratzlaff, Director | 15 min. Canada, 2015.

Following reports of a mysterious crash, an aging farmer encounters a visitor determined on disrupting his quiet way of life.

Prelude | Mitra Shahidi, Director | 5 min. Australia, 2011.

Prelude is a whimsical story of a creative little girl and her scientist grandfather. A series of happy accidents cause the relationship between these two get.

Raspberry Galaxies | Noah Sterling, Director | 5 min. United Kingdom, 2015.

When a young girl discovers that the center of our galaxy contains the same chemicals that give raspberries their taste, she is inspired to create a universe of her own out of actual raspberries.

 Zéro | Tony T. Datis, Director | 10 min. France, 2014.

In the heart of a small suburban park, a young boy is about to reveal his incredible secret to his classmate.


Side Kick | Puja Maewal, Director |

10 min. | USA, 2014.

A little girl mistakes a thief for a comic book superhero.

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