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2009 — 45th Chicago International Film Festival

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Actis, Cecilia

Attached to You Attached to You

In this inventive Claymation piece, we follow the relationship of a boy and his mother starting at the point of conception and ending when the boy himself becomes a father.

Attached to You will be presented as part of the short film program, Shorts 2: Animation Nations: Information & Show Times

9 minutes

Aghion, Anne

My Neighbor, My Killer My Neighbor, My Killer

"When you bear a child, you make its flesh, but not its heart." These are the words of a peasant woman reflecting on why neighbor turned on neighbor in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Ten years in the making, this documentary by award-winning filmmaker Anne Aghion follows the victims—and perpetrators—as they learn to live side by side in the aftermath of the genocide.

Kinyarwanda with subtitles, 80 minutes

Alaux, Fran├žois

Logorama Logorama

In a world where company logos have come to life—and the earth, galaxy, and universe have become part of the corporate machine—Esso Girl and Big Boy try to escape the wrath of Ronald McDonald.

Logorama will be presented as part of the short film program, Shorts 2: Animation Nations: Information & Show Times

16 minutes

Ali, Hatem

The Long Night The Long Night

This bold first feature tells the story of three men suddenly released after 20 years of imprisonment for political acts of conscience. When word of their freedom and imminent arrival reaches their families, old wounds are opened. What happens when duty to country conflicts with duty to family? Winner of the top prize at the Taormina Film Festival.

Arabic with subtitles, 93 minutes

Andrews, Kristian

Rabbit Punch Rabbit Punch

Two mischief makers are brewing trouble in their neighborhood. Nothing happens where they live, so they decide to conduct some specials operations.

Rabbit Punch will be presented as part of the short film program, Shorts 2: Animation Nations: Information & Show Times

5 minutes

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