FOCUS ON QUEBEC: ANIMATED SHORTS FROM THE NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA
Monday, January 20 | 1:30 PM
Studio Cinema | 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont
Running Time: Approximately 60 Minutes
Featuring some of the newest, as well as classic animated short films from the National Film Board of Canada, including: It's a Dog's Life, an urban fable about a dog on a human scale; The Fox and the Chickadee, a clever battle of wits between two wild animals told in the style of Aesopís fables; The Magic of Anansi, about a spider who is tired of being snubbed by the other jungle animals, but learns he can't gain respect by putting others down; Monsieur Pontu, an animated film in which the virtuoso stage entertainer and his violin are literally taken apart; The Friends of Kwan Ming, about a man and his three friends who leave China to find work in the New World; Mind Me Good Now, about two children who disobey their mother and end up in trouble, finding their way out through resourcefulness and cunning; Meltdown, in which a polar bear must try his luck finding a job in the big city when the last of his Arctic ice environment disappears; and Animate Everything, which introduces the concepts of basic animation to young audiences. Ages 4+ ($5).