NEURODIVERGENT ANIMATED SHORTS
From animated documentaries to post-apocalyptic thrillers, this programme showcases the work of neurodivergent animators. Co-curated by neurodivergent participants of Biggerhouse Film’s Different Voices animation programme, these films will give you a glimpse of life through a different lens.
Thursday 20 October 2022
6pm | Chapter Cinema 2
Dir. Réka Anna Szakály | Hungary | 0:10:56
Two girls live together along the post-apocalyptic coast, both sharing the same goal of reaching the other side.
Dir. Cameron Carr | UK | 0:02:49
"Strange" is an award winning autobiographical story told in a visual journal style, a glimpse into an autistic author’s life exploring friendship, trials and the use of unique coping strategies.
Dir. Jackie Snyder | USA | 0:04:03
In this sequel to Toot Newt, a musical amphibian struggles with the difficult feelings of making art.
Dir. Imke Reintjens | USA | 0:03:57
A masters graduation project, originally shown in an art installation on two separate screens.
PAWESOME, BUT WEIRD!
Dir. Nayomi Hewa | UK | 0:01:35
This non-story driven film focuses on 5 unique cats, who behave in their own little world. Each of the cats has a story to tell. For instance, one of them can be sweet and the other pretty odd-looking or can be completely chaotic!
Dir. YUNGSUNG SONG | Japan | 0:05:30
To commemorate the 700th anniversary of Dante's death, the film reinterpreted the story of Dante and Beatrice's reunion, which followed from"Vita Nova" to the three parts of "Divine Comedy" (hell, purgatory, and heaven).
Dir. Sophia Kyriacou | UK | 0:02:50
FACE is a hyper-real CGI conceptual film driven by silent thought-provoking emotion where I open a window to my Autistic world.
Dir. Michael Orr | UK | 0:03:46
A lone figure stands silently in a calm, isolated realm until they are disrupted by a droplet that falls from a faucet above.
Dir. Cameron Carr | UK | 0:06:11
An award winning adaptation of a classic Polish folktale, rich in history, culture and magic told with an epic cinematic lens and stunning animation puppetry!
Dir. Eve Travers | UK | 0:01:04
This animation is a Warwickshire County Council funded project looking at vaccine hesitant priority groups, such as black people and women of child bearing ages, to explore the reasons behind certain demographics reluctances and offer reassurance.
Dir. Lucy Jenkins | UK | 0:04:01
A music video for Calan's tune set, O.G. Greta, an homage to Greta Thunberg.