Animated films

Backseat Bingo

Friday, 2 – 4 p.m.
Saturday, 2:45 – 4:15 p.m.
The Forum

6 Minutes

Sexy Senior Seeks Same. An animated documentary about the romantic lives of senior citizens

Director/Producer: Liz Blazer Writer Jeff Oliver Editor: Peter Alton

Handshake

Saturday, 12:30 – 2:15 p.m.
The Forum

5 minutes

An innocent greeting between two people is quickly transformed into a sticky, tangled struggle for survival.

Director: Pat Smith Producer: Barbara Jean Kearney

The Meaning of Life

Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Theatre, upper

Saturday, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Theatre, lower

North Carolina premiere

12 Minutes

A vast study of time, life, death and Tchaikovsky, exploring evolution on Earth over the course of a billion years.

Director/Producer/Writer: Don Hertzfeldt Editor: Rebecca Moline

Santa’s Camels

Saturday, 10 a.m. – noon
Saturday, 8:45 – 10:45 p.m.
Diana Wortham Theatre presented by Sonopress

World premiere

6 Minutes

A 3D animated cartoon short starring Santa, his reindeer, and introducing “The Camels,” who assist Santa through a raging sandstorm in the Middle East.

Director: Tom Knight, Steve Gray Producer: Rahel Kent Writer: Rahel Kent Editor: Maria Villarrea

Things That Go Bump in The Night

Friday, 8:45 – 10:15 p.m.
The Forum

North Carolina premiere

2 Minutes

A child’s fear of the bedtime monster is explored. In an instant, he grows up before us all.

Director/Producer/Writer/Editor: Joshua G. Beveridge

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