Category archives: Animation

  • Kitwana's Journey

  • 5:45 by Ng'endo Mukii in Youth 5-12 y.o. Friday Buriel Clay Theater 12pm This is the story of a boy named Kitwana, A boy who laughed and played, and went to school, and did all the things that children do. One day Kitwana’s life would change and not for the better, This however, nobody knew. Director Biography - Ng'endo Mukii Ng'endo Mukii is an award-winning film director, mo[...]
  • SUBSTANCE

  • 5:00 by Jamaal Bradley in Animation Friday 1330 Fillmore JHC 3:45pm Based on True Events; Jason, the oldest of two boys loves his home but battles with wanting to change the deteriorating community and the desire to leave it behind. Tension turns to anger as Jason and his brother John battle over the decision to embrace the drug culture while simultaneously endangering John's daughter. Her[...]
  • A Beautiful Villain’s Greed

  • Consumed with the art of consumption, this beautiful villain takes her addiction to retail to menacing new heights. 00:01:49 Dominique Wilmore Animation, Short Director Biography - Dominique Wilmore Dominique Wilmore is an American designer and visual artist. A native of Washington, DC, she formally studied and practiced architecture in her early career. Dominique's work h[...]
  • The Servant

  • SATURDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 12PM-2PM [BUY TICKET]   The Servant (ani, 9min) by Farnoosh Abedi – A bug became servant, servant became master
  • Abina and the Important Men

  • Koret Auditorium @ De Young Museum (50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr) 6PM-8PM - [GET THIS TICKET] Abina and the Important Men (ani, 60min) by Soumyaa Behrens – Trevor Getz and Liz Clark’s graphic novel about a young woman who fights for her freedom in the courts of Africa’s gold coast in the late 1800’s comes to life in an animated feature produced by the Documentary Film Institute at San Franci[...]
  • Am Still Here

  • FRIDAY - LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street) 6PM-8PM [BUY TICKET] Am Still Here (fea, 104min) by Stephanie Bell & written/directed by Mischa Marcus– I AM STILL HERE is the story of 10-year old Layla, who was stolen from her family and thrown into America’s child sex industry. Stories of courage drawn from interviews with trafficking survivors are the foundation for the fiction[...]
  • DayBlack

  • Saturday. 2nd Act. 2pm DayBlack (19m, U S A) dir. by Justin Jordan Beneath the polluted clouds of Day Black, Georgia exists a mysterious who has killed to survive for a very long time. But Mercer no longer wants to simply exist, he wants to live. Day Black is the story of a former slave who was bitten by something in the cotton fields. Three hundred years later, he works as a tattoo arti[...]