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San Diego Asian Film Festival 2012

ANIMATION: THE ILLUSION OF LIFE

Asian American Panorama / 88 mins

Why Do We Put Up With Them? 2
ANIMATION: THE ILLUSION OF LIFE

UltraStar Mission Valley
November 4, 2012 2:30 pm

ANIMATION: THE ILLUSION OF LIFE

UltraStar Mission Valley
November 7, 2012 5:30 pm

Description

How do you coax life out of thin air? Find out in this program dedicated entirely to the magical art of animation.

Some mature content
Cast and crew scheduled to attend

Co-presented by: The Art Institute of California

 

In This Program


  1. 38-39

    38-39°C

    Kangmin Kim / USA / 2011 / Short / 8 mins
    A bathhouse, a birthmark, and a whole lot of heat.

  2. Bonnie

    BONNIE

    Masanori Okamoto / Japan / 2011 / Short / 2 mins
    A paper cutout named Bonnie rides like the wind.

  3. Bridge - Animation

    BRIDGE

    Ting Chian Tey / USA / 2010 / Short / 3 mins
    Four animals need to cross the same bridge. Who will win?

  4. Butterfly Dreams

    BUTTERFLY DREAM

    Woonha Jang / USA / 2011 / Short / 9 mins
    A kid takes a cyberbully into his own hands, but will he succeed?

  5. Children

    CHILDREN

    Takuya Okada / Japan / 2011 / Short / 4 mins
    We don't need no education. We don't need no thought control.

  6. Climber

    CLIMBER

    Akifumi Nonaka / Japan / 2010 / Short / 6 mins
    It's lonely at the top.

  7. In Your Arms

    IN YOUR ARMS

    Greg Jardin / USA / 2011 / Short / 3 mins
    What do you get when you mix Kina Grannis with 288,000 jelly beans?

  8. Memories of the Song

    MEMORIES OF THE SONG

    Choi Jin-sung / South Korea / 2010 / Short / 4 mins
    A boy dreams about a girl, love, and piping hot bowls of ramen.

  9. Mr. Chan Misunderstood Man

    MR CHAN: MISUNDERSTOOD MAN

    Dan Lee / USA / 2010 / Short / 3 mins
    Mr. Chan is racially profiled at a Star Trek convention.

  10. My Name is Mitch

    MY NAME IS MITCH

    Michelle Yoon / Canada / 2011 / Short / 3 mins
    A birdman contemplates his place and identity in an inhumane world.

  11. On the Water

    ON THE WATER

    Yi Zhao / Netherlands / 2012 / Short / 8 mins
    Life is a non-stop struggle to propel oneself forward.

  12. One Sided Love

    ONE SIDED LOVE

    Jin A Yoon / USA / 2011 / Short / 4 mins
    Despite a daughter's bad behavior toward her mother, love is not easily withheld.

  13. Opuesto

    OPUESTO

    Tree Liu / Taiwan / 2011 / Short / 4 mins
    Persecution and crucifixion alien-style, till the last gecko stands.

  14. The Return of Divine Providence

    THE RETURN OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE

    Rui Xu / USA / 2010 / Short / 3 mins
    A visual feast through ancient China and Dunhuang buddhistic culture.

  15. Seasons

    SEASONS

    Haowei Hu / USA / 2011 / Short / 2 mins
    Surreal motion graphics journey through the changing of seasons.

  16. The Shopgirl

    THE SHOPGIRL

    Diana Ling / USA / 2012 / Short / 4 mins
    Mundane afternoon at a comic book store turns into a brawl between two boys over a girl.

  17. Steps

    STEPS

    Tochka / Japan / 2010 / Short / 2 mins
    Battle to the death between light and man.

  18. Sumo Lake

    SUMO LAKE

    Greg Holfeld / Australia / 2011 / Short / 3 mins
    A rapid re-telling of the Swan Lake ballet as an animated wrestling-giant-lizard movie.

  19. Tender March

    THE TENDER MARCH

    Wataru Uekusa / Japan / 2011 / Short / 5 mins
    Visual roller-coaster ride right out of a Japanese, pop culture-infused graphic novel.

  20. Why Do We Put Up With Them? 1

    WHY DO WE PUT UP WITH THEM?

    David Chai / USA / 2011 / Short / 2 mins
    An animated poem about a little stinker I love.

  21. Will

    WILL

    Eusong Lee / USA / 2012 / Short / 5 mins
    As a father leaves for work one fateful September morning, a child dreams.

    Precedes: JULIAN


Dates & Times

ANIMATION: THE ILLUSION OF LIFE

UltraStar Mission Valley
November 4, 2012 2:30 pm

ANIMATION: THE ILLUSION OF LIFE

UltraStar Mission Valley
November 7, 2012 5:30 pm