The 16th Annual Anchorage International Film Festival, showcasing over 100 films from 25 different countries in Anchorage, Alaska, Dec 2-11, 2016. Passes are available online or in person at each venue. Tickets to individual screenings are available in advance only at the BearTooth TheatrePub, or in person at each venue the day of the screening. Thank you for joining us!
Hum (Dir: Tom Teller) 9 min, USA A solitary dish washing robot living out his life in the back room of a restaurant is enlightened to the world that exists beyond his four walls, with the help of a small friend he breaks free of confinement to pursue his dream of exploration.
Pearl (Dir: Patrick Osborne) 6 min, UK, USA A lyrical road trip through the lives of an aspiring musician and his young daughter.
A Space in Time (Dir: Alexandre Athané) 14 min, France Claire, a little girl, and her grandfather share a dream - seeing a man walk on the moon - and their favorite pastime is playing astronaut. On the night of July 20, 1969, while the whole world is fixated on Neil Armstrong, Claire's thoughts are with her own personal hero...
Los Mariachis (Dir: Guy Shahaf, Nina Prange) 1 min, Germany The 'Los Mariachis' trio uses the enchanting gift of mexian folk music to brighten up the day of overworked people. The catchy tune of their musik always succeeds to do so, at least for a while.
Just Like It Used to Be (Dir: Patrick Neary) 5 min, USA 'Just Like it Used to Be' is a stop-motion music video, a rhythmic allegory alluding to a lover lost to addiction and the struggle to pull them back.
Teacup (Dir: Elif Boyacioglu) 6 min, Turkey Once there was a man who was afraid to go out...
Thunderstruck (Dir: Brent Dawes) 5 min, South Africa Giraffe is a bit skittish at the best of times. But when a lightning storm starts overhead and he’s the tallest thing around his “skittishness” hits a whole new level.
Time Chicken (Dir: Nick Black) 6 min, Czech Republic In a bid to resolve the divisions in his society, a chicken sets out to give his people answers. Finally, the world is ready to know, which came first: the chicken, or the egg?
Feedback (Dir: Ondřej Javora) 7 min, Czech Republic Take care of the world and the world takes care of you.
Pest Friends (Dir: Jennifer Re) 12 min, USA A failed puppeteer rediscovers his passion through an unlikely friendship with a ghost and her family of rats.
Alike (Dir: Daniel Martínez Lara) 8 min, Spain In a busy life, Copi is a father who tries to teach the right way to his son, Paste. But...what is the correct path?