CINEMA CIRCUS: Best of 2015 Martha’s Vineyard Film Fest

Director(s): Multiple
Country: Multi-national
Language: English w/ some English subtitles
Multiple Film Types | 2014, 2015 | 65 min
Recommended for ages All (Parental Guidance: Appropriate for all ages.)

As part of a national community of prestigious film festivals, PCFF invites short film compilations from other quality fests to be part of our program. The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival has put together an assortment of their favorite shorts that we’re sure will float your boat!

BEST OF THE BIG TOP 2015
 

    THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME
    A hermit crab wants a place to call home, but that’s not always easy in a huge ocean.
    South Africa, 2014 | Dir. Brent Dawes | 5 min
    Animation
     
    MACROPOLIS
    In a busy toy factory, two misshapen toys are discarded. Determined to join the other toys from the assembly line, they set off on an adventure in a big city.
    Northern Ireland, 2012 | Dir. Joel Simon | 7 min
    Animation
     
    MORNINGBIRD AND MURMELTON
    During a winter vacation inside a refrigerator, Murmelton accidentally freezes. Will Morningbird be able to save him?
    Norway, 2014 | Dir. Annette Saugestad Helland | 8 min
    Animation
     
    WOMBO
    Wombo, the alien, finds life challenging when he crash lands on earth. Maybe it’s because he looks like a potato.
    Germany, 2013 | Dir. Daniel Acht | 8 min
    Animation
     
    BENDIK AND THE MONSTER
    A young boy discovers a monster under his bed, and helps him follow his cabaret dreams.
    Norway, 2014 | Dir. Frank Mosvold | 10 min
    Animation
     
    CAN I STAY?
    A young homeless girl makes her way through a wintry city with unlikely companions.
    USA, 2015 | Dir. Paige Carter, Katie Knudson, & Onyee Lo | 4 min
    Animation
     
    THE LITTLE COUSTEAU
    An undersea adventure in a snowy city leads a young boy to explore his love of Jacques Cousteau.
    Czech Republic, 2013 | Dir. Jakub Kouřil | 8 min
    Animation
     
    DREAMING OF PEGGY LEE
    Two children escape their care home to sneak into a 1940’s-style London jazz club and discover that sometimes a barrier is the bridge to your dream.
    UK, 2015 | Dir. James Everett | 11 min
    Live Action
     
    DONALD
    The sheep of the Isle of Sky have a pressing question… where are Donald’s trousers?!?
    Germany, 2012 | Dir. Daniel Acht | 5 min
    Animation
     
    CRUSH
    When an elephant accidentally crushes a flower, he will go to any lengths to nurse the flower back to health.
    South Africa, 2014 | Dir. Brent Dawes | 5 min
    Animation