NERDLAND
2016, Titmouse Studio, 83 min, Dir: Chris Prynoski

Titmouse Animation mastermind Chris Prynoski moves seamlessly from the small screen to the very big with this depraved and hilarious feature debut. Written by Andrew Kevin Walker (SEVEN), NERDLAND follows two hapless roommates, aspiring actor John (Paul Rudd) and would-be screenwriter Elliot (Patton Oswalt), in their quest to get their names in Hollywood lights. Of course nothing goes according to plan, as a litany of comedic talents, including Hannibal Burress, Kate Micucci, Riki Lindhome, Mike Judge and Molly Shannon, twists the blade on our hopelessly lost leads and the city itself. “Revels in the foulness of 21st-century pop culture.” - Nick Schager, Variety


THE LITTLE PRINCE
2016, Netflix, 108 min, France/Canada, Dir: Mark Osborne

When a little girl befriends an aging aviator, he tells her fantastical stories about an extraterrestrial prince in this beautiful adaptation of the worldwide bestseller about childhood wonder and adult limitations. Produced in France (where it won a Best Animated Feature César Award), THE LITTLE PRINCE features a mix of CG and stop-motion animation and an all-star voice cast including Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, James Franco and Marion Cotillard. “Antoine de Saint-Exupery's timeless classic gets a loving 21st-century makeover, especially in its handcrafted stop-motion sequences.” – Scott Foundas, Variety.


I AM SUN MU
2015, 86 min, Dir: Adam Sjöberg

“No boundaries” are the watchwords for painter Sun Mu, a former North Korean propaganda artist who defected to the south in the 1990s, and the focus of this striking documentary. Now employing the Socialist Realist style for satirical purposes, Sun Mu targets the repressive regime of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un – a potentially dangerous subject as he prepares for a solo exhibition in China. “The film is evidence of his courage as well as the limits to his hard-won freedom, and sheds a sharp light on the lengths to which tyranny will go in order to maintain its monolithic façade.” - Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter. In Korean, Chinese and English with English subtitles.


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