GLAS Animation Festival at BAMPFA 2020

March 20–22, 2020

BAMPFA welcomes filmmakers Pia Borg and Caroline Leaf and hosts a special lecture by Simón Wilches-Castro on Latin American animation, all part of the fifth annual GLAS Animation Festival.

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  • Pia Borg: Crystal World

  • Pia Borg: Through the Hawthorn

  • Caroline Leaf: Slavery

  • Caroline Leaf: The Street

  • Promotion for Peludópolis, from Despacito: A Quick Survey of Latin American Animation

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Upcoming Films

  • The Hybrid Films of Pia Borg

    • Friday, March 20 5 PM
    Pia Borg in Person

    Borg presents a selection of her films, which interrogate questions of form and explore the pull between the real and the mediated, between nonfiction and the constructed genres of science fiction and horror.

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  • The Animation of Caroline Leaf

    • Saturday, March 21 5 PM
    Caroline Leaf in Person

    Leaf introduces a selection of her films made between 1969 and 2004. Her intimate, tactile animations focus on familiar spaces that we share as families and communities, with simply observed stories that feel true to life.

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  • Despacito: A Quick Survey of Latin American Animation

    • Sunday, March 22 5 PM
    Lecture by Simón Wilches-Castro

    Simón Wilches-Castro presents a lecture on the distinct history of Latin American animation—in his words, “the history of a fractured continent trying to figure itself out.” Film clips illustrate and enrich the talk.

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