Short Film

Tex Avery – Porky’s Duck Hunt (1937)

New duck hunter Porky is constantly taunted by Daffy, and all the other ducks. The short features what is considered his first official appearance of Daffy Duck. Read More »

Nikolay Khodataev & Zenon Komissarenko & Youry Merkulov – Mezhplanetnaya revolyutsiya AKA Interplanetary Revolution (1924)

A tale about Comrade Kominternov, the Red Army Warrior, who flew to Mars and vanquished all the capitalists on the planet. The film is a parody on the famous SF film “Aelita” from the same year. Read More »

Kenneth Anger – Eaux d’artifice (1953)

A woman dressed elegantly walks purposely through the water gardens at the Villa d’Este in Tivoli, as the music of Vivaldi’s “Winter” movement of “The Four Seasons” plays. Heavy red filters give a blue cast to the light; water plays across stone, and fountains send it into the air. No words are spoken. Baroque statuary and the sensuous flow of water are back lit. Anger calls it “water games.” Read More »

Tex Avery – Tortoise Beats Hare (1941)

An upset Bugs challenges the slick Cecil Turtle to a race. Read More »

Tex Avery – Page Miss Glory (1936)

A bellhop in the No 1. hotel of a smalltown awaiting the arrival of Miss Glory dreams he has to page Miss Glory at a first class hotel in New York, and this turns out to be a nightmare. Read More »

R.A. Rivera – Chicken Soup 2 (1999)

In facing apartment units, two men share parallel stories. One, distraught over the death of John Lennon, contemplates on killing himself. The other goes into a fit deciding how to part with his 3-years-old toothbrush. Read More »

Michal Hytros – Siostry AKA The Sisters (2018)

Behind the 800-year-old wall, the lives of 12 Benedictine sisters take place in Staniatki near Krakow. It is the oldest cloister convent in Poland. Its inhabitants are cheerful, elderly people who function according to the “ora et labora” rule invented over 10 centuries ago. The protagonists of the documentary – Sisters Anunciate and Benedict, who have been in the monastery for over 40 years, introduce us to life behind the wall, tell us about the experience of being a nun, as well as about passing and longing for youth. Without avoiding jokes, they show us a monastic world far from the stereotype – often touching and funny. Read More »