Runtime: 00:43:46
Available: Dec 05, 2021 12:00
Until: Mar 06, 2022 04:59

Times shown in your local time.

Umano builds empathy through storytelling. This screening block features our film festival's official selections in the Animation category.

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www.umano.org/actsofempathy

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ECHO

ECHO

00:07:08

The story of ECHO is about the understanding and perception of wildlife, environmental damage, and its consequences on the human race.

Maa

Maa

00:03:08

Maa is about the protection of wildlife, showing what can happen when animals are deprived of their natural habitat. This film asks the viewer to consider how happy an animal truly is when placed in an artificial environment.

Maggie May, An Environmental Story

Maggie May, An Environmental Story

00:03:45

A four-minute, family-friendly, musical animated film about Maggie May, a constant shopper who buys things she doesn’t need. When she gets buried in styrofoam, tissue, and silly purchases, she learns to recycle and reuse.

Moti (Pearl)

Moti (Pearl)

00:05:24

This animated short examines the "sport" of dog fighting from the perspective of those most impacted by it.

Painting By Numbers

Painting By Numbers

00:04:23

When we look at great art, do we realise it is looking back with eyes that see more clearly than we do?

In a mysterious gallery, shadows of the past and unresolved futures collide when a child's vision peels away the layers of 'reality'. Journey through masterpieces you thought you knew as their hidden souls are finally given a voice.

The door is open. Who will enter?

Unsafe Spaces

Unsafe Spaces

00:01:37

As the Coronavirus pandemic affects millions globally, the world is self isolating in the comfort of their own space-their home. But for so many people out there home isn't a very safe place to begin with. This piece was created in an effort to bring some attention to the rising cases in domestic violence in India.

Urban Oasis

Urban Oasis

00:09:11

Caught up in the pace of urban life, a city dweller sees his daily routine shaken up when he meets a weird bird at the bottom of his building. Then he discovers the existence of an unexpected urban biodiversity and he shares his discovery with his neighbors.

What Will You Do Now, John?

What Will You Do Now, John?

00:09:10

John likes routine, so when he comes back home one day to find his wife gone, he is very worried. He’s not sure why she’s left, but the more pressing issue is the possible disruption that her disappearance could cause to his routine.

He pretends that she still lives with him. Will anyone find out that his wife has left? Will his routine be disrupted again?

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