Small Moments: Animated Shorts
- Short Film Programs
- 55 mins
The experiences of childhood and youth unfold in small moments. These animated shorts reflect the tense & tender, lonely & liberating, and embarrassing & empowering moments that shape our intimate selves and family relationships.
This film program is available internationally.
Q&A LIVE on 11/8 at 12:30 P.M. EST
In this program
Directed by Catherine Chen
Eight-year-old Yuan Yuan is determined to protect her newest pet, a tiny turtle named Lucy, at all costs—even if it means chasing down a massive hurricane called the Hollow Monster.
Directed by Justin Bruce Lee
Determined to gain favor in his family’s eyes and match his sister’s status, a boy must prove his worth and show his potential in an upcoming martial arts competition.
Directed by Clarisse Chua
What happens when house spirits depend on our well-being to survive?
Directed by Angeline Vu, Arlene Bongco
A young boy learns to understand the depth of his mother’s love despite the distance her dedication may create.
Directed by Anne Koizumi
Filmmaker Anne Koizumi explores the childhood shame she felt about her Japanese immigrant father, who worked as a janitor at her school.
Directed by Esther Cheung
A portrait of seventies Hong Kong as my parents remember it.
Directed by Sarah Tabibzadeh
In a world which the people carry their precious things everywhere and sometimes give them to a washing store, a young boy, lost one of his precious things, but he can not live without it anymore.