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This Festival Stop Motion Montreal program includes four short films dealing with various themes such as relationships, obsessions, transportation, grief and empathy.

*This program will only be available for screening in canada.

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Program 7: Films in competition
Running time: 57 min


0) Festival intro video, 0:00, 2020



1) Tiivad | The wings, Riho Unt, 12:30, 2020, Estonia, VO in Estonian with English subtitles
Film category: Professional film
This film starts at: 01:01

An eccentric inventor Jaan is about to fulfil his dreams of flying high in the sky when the spirit of Leonardo da Vinci, the Renaissance luminary, joins him in his aspirations. However, towards the horizon where dreams and reality meet, Jaan's wife Liisa becomes an elegant winged creature, who has been neglected by Jaan's madness and ingenuity.

ABOUT: Riho Unt: https://www.nukufilm.ee/en/?keel=eng



2) RIDE, Paul Bush, 5:42, 2018, Portugal / U.K., no dial

Film category: Professional film
This film starts at: 13:31

Hundreds of motorbikes are animated frame by frame in this tribute to the iconic motorcycle design and culture of the 1950s and 60s. A rider prepares his bike and departs on an idealised journey into the countryside and into the future.

ABOUT: Paul Bush: http://www.paulbushfilms.com/



3) Armastusest | About Love, Girlin Bassovskaja, 10:00, 2020, Estonia, no dial
Film category: Independent film
This film starts at: 19:15

Man and Wife have been married for years. Everything is intolerably usual and their routine is suffocating in their cathedral of love. Something has to change. Do they realize that their cohabitation is not coincidence but God’s plan?

ABOUT: Girlin Bassovskaja: https://www.nukufilm.ee/en/?keel=eng



4) Gon, The Little Fox, Takeshi Yashiro, 28:00, 2019, Japan, VO in Japanese with English subtitles
Film category: Independent film
This film starts at: 32:24

When Gon, a playful orphaned fox, finds that young Hyoju has lost his mother, he tries to comfort him and make amends for his own earlier mischiefs by secretly bringing small gifts to the boy every day. But Hyoju doesn’t realize who is behind the anonymous gifts, and the two are headed for a heartbreaking climax.

ABOUT: Takeshi Yashiro: http://gon-cinema.jp/en/

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