Flatpack Festival
Film for all the senses

On the Edge

Friday 7th April, 2017

The Victoria | 20:30 - 21:35

Imagination is unleashed and the classic rules of storytelling are overturned...

Cert (15)*The most unclassifiable animated films are gathered in this selection for adventurous spirits. Flatpack friends Richard Edkins (Snail Party (Wah!)), Laura Harrison (Little Red Giant, the Monster that I Was) and Matt Reynolds (Hot Dog Hands) return to the festival with their new oddities, while new names from Estonia, Iran and... Birmingham (Paul Bazzo and his film Balance) make a remarkable entrance. Imagination is unleashed and the classic rules of storytelling are overturned to create rich and complex universes, reflecting the chaotic world we live in.

Mechanical Child* Dir: Aideen Doran (UK / 2017 / 6 mins)

Tirikilatops "Snail Party (Wah!)" Dir: Richard Edkins (UK / 2016 / 4 mins)

Batfish Soup Dir: Amanda Bonaiuto (USA / 2016 / 5 mins)

It Is My Fault Dir: Liu Sha (China / 2016 / 5 mins)

Ascribed Achievements Dir: Samaneh Shojaei (Iran / 2016 / 4 mins)

What Is a Man Dir: Rob Munday (UK / 2016 / 1 min)

Wipe Out Perfectly Dir: Žofie Zajíčková (Czech Republic / 2016 / 4 mins)

Little Red Giant, the Monster that I Was Dir: Laura Harrison (USA / 2016 / 16 mins)

Penelope Dir: Heta Jaalinoja (Estonia, Finland / 2016 / 4 mins)

Thank You but F**k You Dir: Charlotte Csasewfara (UK / 2016 / 4 mins)

Balance Dir: Paul Bazzo (UK / 2016 / 2 mins)

Divisions Dir: Jonathan Gillie (UK / 2016 / 5 mins) Total running time: 60 mins

*This film has been commissioned specifically for Flatpack by Catalyst Arts in Belfast.

Please note this event contains flashing imagery.

**Cert (15)***

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