Join us for a thought-provoking selection of creative contemporary short films that traverse the boundaries of our expectations. This curated program comprises a diversity of quests and creative imaginings-from a playful animated journey through the history of space exploration to atomic-level visualizations. This special free-admission screening will take place at the Looscan Public Library, located at 2510 Willowick Road just north of Westheimer (near Central Market).
Extrapolate, Johan Rijpma, 2016, 2 min., Netherlands
In this hand-drawn animation, a line is being extrapolated through a grid.
Jan Turek & Prokop Jelinek, 2018, 5 minutes, Czech Republic
A moving collage creates a journey through the history of space exploration.
Réka Bucsi, 2016, 15 min., Hungary
A short animated film illustrating affection in 3 different chapters, through an impact on a distant solar system.
Where Shapes Comes From
Semiconductor, 2016, 9 min., UK
Filmed in the mineral sciences laboratory at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, this short film considers how science translates nature on an atomic scale.
Laura Kraning, 2019, 12 min., USA
Las Breas is an observational portrait of three tar pits, of which there are only six in the entire world.
Ariana Gerstein, 2016, 7 min., USA
Experimentally processed film explores perception with changing scale and shape.
Paul Clipson, 2012, 10 min., USA
An abstract study of the eye in color and darkness, multilayered imagery, music, and dreams.