Nine Nation Animation

Film/Video

Images courtesy of The World According to Shorts

Baymiyan (Patrick Pleutin, 2008)

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Contemporary Screen

Films fresh from the international film festival circuit, area premieres, award winners, and recent audience favorites.... You'll find films you won't see anywhere else in central Ohio on the Contemporary Screen schedule.

Fri, Feb 25, 2011 7 PM

This third installment in "The World According to Shorts," a series of international short film anthologies, exclusively features animated works.

Highlights include Home Road Movies, a British film about summer holidays with the filmmaker’s father; Never Like the First Time, a Swedish film about first sexual encounters using actual interviews as the soundtrack; and Average 40 Matches, a Turkish film featuring matches lured to their doom by the siren call of a box of cigarettes. (84 mins., video)

The full film list:

Deconstruction Workers by Kajsa Naess (Norway)

Average 40 Matches by Burkay Doğan & M. Şakir Arslan (Turkey)

Bâmiyân by Patrick Pleutin (France)

Please Say Something by David O’Reilly (Ireland/Germany)

Flatlife by Jonas Geirnaert (Belgium)

She Who Measures by Veljko Popoviç (Croatia)

Home Road Movies by Robert Bradbrook (United Kingdom)

The Tale of How by The Blackheart Gang (South Africa)

Never Like the First Time! by Jonas Odell (Sweden)

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Saintseneca

No tickets remain for Columbus-based indie-folk band Saintseneca, who will celebrate their Dark Arc album release at the Wex on Apr 19.

Hateship Loveship

Join us on May 2 as director Liza Johnson introduces a special advance screening of her new film Hateship Loveship (starring Kristen Wiig).