The Brooklyn Academy of Music is hosting a series of three screenings starting tonight and continuing through the end of July. “Animation Around the World” highlights shorts from the Ottawa and Clermont-Ferrand festivals as well as NY’s own Animation Block Party. More details can be found at the BAMcinÃƒÂ©matek website. Here are the screenings:
Best of Ottawa
Mon, July 16 at 6:50, 9:15pm
Due to popular demand, the Ottawa International Animation Festival has once again produced The Best of Ottawa, a special program highlighting some of the outstanding animated works screened each year at the Ottawa International Animation Festival. This year’s program features an exciting array of award-winning animated work.
The World According to Shorts presents: Best of Clermont-Ferrand
Mon, July 23 at 6:50, 9:15pm
The World According to Shorts presents highlights from one of the world’s premier short film festivals, Clermont-Ferrand’s Festival du Court MÃƒÂ©trage. Highlights include a Seussian anthropology of the “piranha bird” (Tale of How); a poetic rendering of Thomas Hobbes’ Leviathan; the utterly original Message for the Neighbors, in which a TV repairman is taken by an evangelical fervor; and a Brazilian take on Japanese anime (Yansan).