Note: This screening will take place at the Francesca Beale Theater at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.

This collection of clever and thought-provoking narrative, documentary, experimental, and animation films is sure to captivate viewers of ages 13 and up.

The Tesla World Light
Matthew Rankin, Canada, 2017, 8m
Inspired by actual events in Nikola Tesla’s life, this electrifying short draws as much from the conventions of experimental film as it does from animated documentary.

Who’s Who in Mycology
Marie Dvorakova, Czech Republic/USA, 2017, 15m
Czech with English subtitles
New York Premiere
Marie Dvorakova’s Student Academy Award–winning film is a visually exhilarating and funny flight of fancy about a young trombone player whose humdrum night takes a turn for the bizarre.

Gabriel Martins, Brazil, 2017, 27m
Portuguese with English subtitles
U.S. Premiere
A high school senior (Clara Lima) boldly questions the conventional wisdom of her parents and peers in this refreshing coming-of-age story about what it means to live a meaningful life.

War of the Worlds
Manuel Brito, Portugal, 2018, 14m
North American Premiere
Using a bizarre cutout animation style, Manuel Brito offers an uncanny interpretation of Orson Welles’s infamous War of the Worlds radio play.

Familiar Tale / Relato Familiar
Sumie García, Mexico/Japan, 2018, 20m
New York Premiere
This moving documentary about memory and loss documents the life of Yukio Saeki, an 86-year old photographer who has been living in Mexico since 1955.