|Over the Garden Wall|
The OIAF 2015 features are:
Dir. Patrick McHale
USA/South Korea | 2014 | 110 min.
Synopsis: Over the Garden Wall is Cartoon Network’s first animated mini-series event that tells the story of two brothers, Wirt and Greg, who find themselves lost in a strange forest. With the help of a bluebird named Beatrice, they must travel across this strange land in hope of finding their way home.
The Magic Mountain (La montagne magique)
Dir. Anca Damian
Romania/France/Poland | 2015 | 87 min.
Synopsis: In the form of an animated docu-drama, the biography of Adam Jacek Winker wonders through nearly half a century of history. A Polish refugee in Paris, Adam lived a boundless life, wanting to change the world. His adventurous life takes a radical turn in the 80s, as he visions himself a knight of the 20th century and leaves France to fight with both amateurism and courage, alongside commander Massoud against the Soviets in Afghanistan. In the light of September 11th, 2001, his fate mirrors the individual's destiny in relation with the history unfolding and also the introspection of a man on his own fate.
Possessed (Pos Eso)
Dir. Sam Orti
Spain | 2015 | 82 min. | Ontario Premiere
Synopsis: Trini, the world famous flamenco dancer, has been deeply depressed and has abandoned the stage. Damian, her 8-year-old son, is possessed by a malicious devil that makes him do the most bloody and cruel misdeeds.
The 2015 Ottawa International Animation Festival runs Sept. 16-20, 2015.
Please visit www.animationfestival.ca for more info.