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Feet of Song

UK, 1988 (MIFF 1990, Animation)

Director: Erica Russell

African beats propel a vibrant animation of expressive dance.
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Balance

West Germany, 1989
Five figures move upon a floating platform trying to maintain their balance. This breathtaking short won this year's Academy Award for Best Animation.- (TB) ... More »

Darkness, Light, Darkness

Czechoslovakia, 1989
The latest offering from the great Czech animator proves that the original is always the best. ... "With this body, senses and existence, a being fills an empty room, but this existence is unsteady a… More »

Filminuto #16 and #18

Cuba, 1989
The Filminuto series are designed to screen before a feature in Cuban cinemas (often with local newsreels). ... Each Filminuto is a collection of brief cartoon-strip-like comic animations of no more … More »

Hen, His Wife

USSR, 1989
Extaordinarily detailed and beautifully drawn animation of a bizarre and surreal world; the domestic life of a fat man, his wife, a sort of oversized obese chicken, and their child/pet, a slug-like c… More »

Once As If A Balloon

Australia, 1989
The basis for this animation are photographs taken on one day in 1961, representing the filmmaker's own childhood, specifically "the event of being tossed in the air as a one year old". She describes… More »

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