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ANIMATED WINTER WARMERS WATCH-ALONG 

Come in from the cold and join us for a screening of independent animated short films from around the world featuring snowy landscapes, festive adventures and memories trapped in ice. 

70mins adv15+

Sunday 4 December 2022
2pm | Chapter Cinema 2
£6 / £4
Thursday 8 December 2022
8pm | Online
£3 Pay what you can
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FISHWITCH

Dir. Adrienne Dowling | UK | 00:09:59

 

A cantankerous, iceberg-dwelling witch is taken by surprise when a relentlessly cheery merman gets caught in her net and attempts to befriend her. Before long he begins to uncover a secret, long kept buried in the ice.

WINTER'S BLIGHT

Dir. Claire Campbell | New Zealand | 00:13:55

In a clearing amongst a forest of pines lives a lonely old man who struggles to keep himself warm, though help comes from an unexpected friend.

TIMELESS GIFTS

Dir. Nia Alavezos | UK | 00:02:38

Timeless Gifts is a story about a woman who travels back in time to give herself the perfect Christmas Gift.

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EISNASEN

Dir. Veronica L. Montaño, Joel Hofmann | Switzerland | 00:07:58

Bo and Moco live in an icy cold world. Moco is blaming the ice for his snotty nose and starts melting it with his bunsen burner.

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WINSTON

Dir. Aram Sarkisian | USA | 00:06:23

Winston, who slowly falls into his own hell, by his own means.

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HEY DEER!

Dir. Örs Bárczy | Hungary | 00:06:00

A story about a shoveling deer who suffers from extraordinary earthquakes every night.

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CRACKERED

Dir. David Cleland | UK | 00:01:00

Christmas is not the most magical holiday for everyone...

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THE BEAR HUNTER

Dir. Sayaka Hara | UK | 0:07:27

A hunter who lives in the mountains knows the bears well. She apologizes to each bear every time she kills one, but she has to, for it is how she makes her living. One evening, she comes across a bear and when she is about to kill it, the bear speaks to her.

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ICE MERCHANTS

Dir. João Gonzalez | Portugal | 00:14:00

(Screened In-Person at Chapter only,  not online)

Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their vertiginous cold house, attached to a cliff, to go to the village on the ground, far away where they sell the ice they produce daily.

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FEAR OF FLYING

Dir. Conor Finnegan | Ireland | 00:09:09

A bird with a FEAR OF FLYING tries to avoid heading South for the winter.

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FREEZE FRAME

Dir. Soetkin Verstegen | Belgium | 0:05:00

Identical figures perform the hopeless task of preserving blocks of ice. The repetitive movements reanimate the animals captured inside.