Womanimation Festival 2019!

When:
June 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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Where:
AS220 Main Stage
115 Empire Street
Cost:
$10

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Womanimation! 2019 at AS220 Main Stage – One Day Only

Womanimation! is the premiere showcase in the US of international women’s animated short films, returning to Rhode Island for a special one-day only engagement at AS220 in Providence on Saturday, June 29th.

With a dozen films culled from hundreds of submissions from over forty countries, the festival exhibits techniques from traditional 2-d hand drawing to stop motion to computer animation and mixed media.

Several of the films make their US debut, and all are New England premieres. The festival offers a rare chance for local audiences to sample the world of women’s animation.

Though never longer than 15 minutes, and sometimes under five, the films emphasize well-developed stories as well as visual experimentation. Narrative themes might touch on history, family, romance, or self-discovery, along with regular detours into realms of fantasy.

The festival program will screen at 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 8:00 pm, with festival organizers on hand to introduce the program.

Additionally, DJ Madame B will create international soundscapes before and after screenings, and a slideshow introducing the “Womanimators” is presented immediately before each screening.

Tickets are available online in advance and at the door for $10. For more information, or to purchase tickets in advance, visit www.mergingarts.org.

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