Rooftop Films | Dark Toons
Tumble down the rabbit hole into with this program of darkly surreal animated films from abroad Date: Wednesday, August 7thVenue: Socrates Sculpture ParkAddress: 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11106 6:30 PM: Doors Open7:00 PM: Live Music8:15 PM: Film Begins9:30 PM: Q&A Take a trip to the dark side of European animated movies with Rooftop Films’ annual program of uncanny and surreal short ‘toons. Featuring delightfully absurd morphing forms, horrifying explorations of divine terror, and felt figurines traipsing through nightmarish colonial landscapes, Dark Toons surveys the extraordinary work being done by daring international independent animators. Highlighted by De Swaef and Roels’ masterful This Magnificent Cake. , the films in this program utilize groundbreaking visual innovations, eerie sound design, and rhythmic scores to amplify the powerful emotions embedded in their deeply affecting personal and political narratives. FILMS Down The Rabbit Hole Merijn Hos, Jurriaan Hos | Netherlands | 2 Arturo Alessandro Bavari | Italy | 7 The Entire History of Japanese Animation Peter Millard | Japan and UK | 2 The Fall (La Chute) Boris Labbé | France | 14 III Marta Pajek | Poland | 12 Hurlevent Frédéric Doazan | France | 6 This Magnificent Cake.
Marc James Roels and Emma De Swaef | Belgium, France, and the Netherlands | 44 ......................................... IN THE EVENT OF RAIN, SHOW WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT THE SAME LOCATION. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED. ......................................... FAQs Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?Rooftop Films screenings at Socrates Sculpture Park are open to all ages. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? For a full list of Rooftop Films venues and directions visit www.rooftopfilms.com/venues What can/can't I bring to the event? No alcohol is permitted. Feel free to bring snacks. Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, your printed ticket is not required. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served..
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