Animated

Animation Program

By popular demand the OIFF Animation Shorts Program has returned with a half-dozen new animated shorts for your enjoyment, screening on Aug 29th at 6:00pm at the Bijou Cinemas. Check out our wide-range of animated features including the beautiful “Moon Cakes”, the surrealistic “Within My Nature”, the classically hilarious “Troubled Tommy’s Tales Of Woe”, the touching and funny “Sid The Killer”, and the whimsical short film “Spotted”, all showing at this years Oregon Independent Film Festival.


Dennis – August 28th – 6:30 pm

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Dennis   – August 28th – 6:30 pm

Director: Kyle Aldrich Dennis, a monster from under the bed, has his world turned upside down after encountering a young boy with a depressing plight. The boy forces Dennis to acknowledge and reevaluate his severe addiction to eating children in this comedy. USA Bijou Theater August 28    ...

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Moon Cakes – August 29th – 6:00 pm

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Moon Cakes   – August 29th – 6:00 pm

Director: Chang Liu Moon Cakes is a simple story fashioned as a modern day fairy tale in China. A lonely boy attempts to make his dream come true through the delicacies of a dessert made only on the moon. USA Bijou Theater August 29    ...

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Petit – August 29th – 6:00 pm

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Petit   – August 29th – 6:00 pm

Director: Jenny Kroik In a world where computer animation pushes towards breathtaking realism, Petit attempts to re-examine the potential of analog animation, using the computer for recording and keeping editing to a minimum. Influenced by the Soviet animated films of the prolific Soyuz Multfilm studio, this animated short looks at the lives of young professionals and intellectuals. USA Bijou Theater August 29    ...

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Sid the Killer – August 29th – 6:00 pm

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Sid the Killer   – August 29th – 6:00 pm

Director: Harry Teitelman Shortly before the director’s charismatic grandfather Sid died, at 95, filmmaker Harry Teitelman recorded him telling some of his crazy stories. Presented here is an animated retelling to accompany the posthumous audio recording of this tragic tale which Grandpa Sid recounted with his signature sardonic humor. USA Bijou Theater August 29    ...

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Spotted – August 29th – 6:00 pm

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Spotted   – August 29th – 6:00 pm

Director: Jeremy Murphy This animated short portrays the remarkable self-protective ability of our minds which can undergo an intense moment of unexpected change and fear — then just as easily dismiss it once the crisis is over. An exploration of egocentrism. Canada Bijou Theater August 29    ...

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Troubled Tommy’s Tales of Woe – August 29th – 6:00 pm

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Troubled Tommy’s Tales of Woe   – August 29th – 6:00 pm

Director: Stuart Allan In this colorful animated short, complete with a moral summary at the end, director Stuart Allan brings us the character of Troubled Tommy, who hates his baby brother and asparagus. When Tommy comes up with a plan to avoid eating what his mother tells him to, he does indeed make a “horrible, horrible” mistake. An ironic and grim cautionary tale about the familiar conflict of sibling rivalry. USA Bijou Theater August 29    ...

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Within My Nature – August 29th – 6:00 pm

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Within My Nature   – August 29th – 6:00 pm

Director: Heather Sparks A kaleidoscopic, apocalyptic fantasy generated from digital images of human skin. Sickly sweet Fabergé-esque nature scenes open into each other to reveal new worlds, alluding to transformation and self-invention in a world where self is increasingly defined by our technological economy. United Kingdom Bijou Theater August 29    ...

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