Animation Without Hesitation

A SHORT FILM PROGRAM

TUESDAY, APRIL 4  | 10:00 AM & 11:45 AM | ROUNDHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTRE

Overcoming fears and obstacles with creativity, critical thinking and perseverance, the characters in these short films may hesitate, but their creators do not. This group of exceptional animators takes us on trip to their bold, poetic, and extremely diverse worlds.

Themes: mystery and wonder, change, fear, music, animals

Recommended for grades 4-7

This program screens as part of REEL FOCUS for elementary schools.

Way of Giants

Caminho dos Gigantes

No dialogue.

In her search for purpose, six-year-old Oquirá confronts the cycle of life and the concept of destiny. As she embarks in the task of building a wind instrument, the role of music gains increasing importance in the story. A master of ancient Andean music, Tito la Rosa composed and recorded the score using handmade Inca and Andean instruments — most of which La Rosa and his son made following Andean tradition.

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