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I Ottawa Rahvusvahelise Animatsioonifestivali Grand Prix II I

  • 1h 01 min
  • Animation

In collaboration with the Embassy of Canada, "OIAF 40: Grand Prix" is a selection of Grand Prix winners from the Ottawa International Animation Festival from 1976-2015. Selection by Chris Robinson.

A COUNTRY DOCTOR

Japan 2007, 21’

Dir: Koji Yamamura

On a cold winter night a doctor is called off to a country home, forcing him to take the aid of a mysterious stranger and his demon horses, and a young patient who asks the doctor to let him die.

INHERENT OBLIGATIONS

Estonia 2009, 10’

Dir: Rao Heidmets

A man interacts with the increasing violence on the news by capturing and undressing the little women emerging from his television set.

THE EXTERNAL WORLD

Ireland 2010, 17’

Dir: David O’Reilly

This episodic film includes early video game and cartoon tropes to showcase absurd images of sex and violence within media culture.

MOXIE

UK 2011, 5’

Dir: Stephen Irwin

The film showcases the week leading up to a depressed bear’s death, affected by the bleakness of his existence.

SMALL PEOPLE WITH HATS

UK 2015, 6’

Dir: Sarina Nihei

Small people wearing hats are killed off in increasingly absurd fashion.