HSFF 2022 – HollyShorts’ 18th Edition Proves Animation is the Future with Shorts Featuring Colman Domingo, Brian Cox and more

Colman Domingo’s new project “New Moon” will play on August 12 at the Oscar®-Qualifying Festival

New Moon, written by and starring Colman Domingo, follows an imaginative surrealist journey of a young boy and his mother chasing their inner city dreams. Adapted from his one-man play, “A Boy And His Soul,” this short also gives insight into Domingo’s upbringing, serving as a “love letter to West Philly and Black mothers and sons.” Other stellar standouts include Aaron Hughes’s Five Cents, starring Emmy Award-winner Brian Cox (Succession); Ninety-five Senses, directed by Jerusha Hess (Austenland, Napoleon Dynamite, Don Verdean) and Jared Hess (Minecraft, Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre), written by Chris Bowman and Hubbel Palmer (Minecraft, Masterminds, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life), featuring Tim Blake Nelson (Nightmare Alley, Watchmen, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs); Joseph Pierce’s Scale (Cannes Selection 2022); The Castro Sisters, Domenica and Constanza Castro’s We Are Here (Sundance Selection 2022); as well as Lukas von Berg’s Saint Android (Cannes Cinéfondation 2021), among others.

The full list and schedule of animated shorts include: 

Friday, August 12 , 2022 @ 12:00 PM PST – Adult Animation

  • A Guitar in the Bucket
  • Angulos de la Hora
  • Chilly and Milly
  • FALL OF THE IBIS KING
  • Freedom Swimmer
  • Holy Holocaust
  • Invisible Eyes
  • Love, Dad
  • More Than I Remember
  • New Moon
  • Night
  • Ninety-five Senses
  • Other Half
  • Saint Android
  • SCALE
  • She Dreams At Sunrise
  • Slouch
  • Sprite Fright
  • Tehura
  • The Awakening of the Insects
  • The Chemical Factory
  • THE CLEARING
  • The Fall
  • The Island of Us
  • The Law of the Jungle Gym
  • The Originals
  • The Record
  • The Seine’s tears
  • What I Had to Leave Behind
  • Zoon

Sunday, August 14, 2022 @ 5:00 PM PST – Kids Animation/Family Films

  • A Cartoon of a Cat Sleeping
  • Cool For You
  • Depths Of Night
  • Nounours
  • The most boring Granny in the whole world
  • The Ocean Duck
  • The Social Chameleon

For tickets to the in-person celebration, please visit: www.hollyshorts2021.eventive.org

For tickets to the virtual festival, please visit: https://bitpixtv.com/orders/checkout?c=1262399

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