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2015.WIFILMFEST.ORG Ain’t No Fish

Hedgehog and the City

My Big Brother

The Little Cousteau

• Hedgehog and the City (Ezi un lielpilseta) MADISON PREMIERE • animation • Latvia, 2012, color, HD projection • 10 MIN DIRECTOR: EVALDS LACIS

After their forest has been turned into a city, the animals trust hedgehog to save the day. (KK)

• The Little Cousteau (Malý Cousteau) MADISON PREMIERE • animation • Czech Republic, 2014, color, HD projection • 9 MIN DIRECTOR: JAKOB KOURIL

A little boy longs for deep-sea adventures while the city he lives in is covered with snow. (KK)

• My Big Brother

Living with a twenty-foot tall brother is not always easy, but sometimes it has big advantages. (KK)

• One to Nil (1-0)

MADISON PREMIERE • narrative • Iran, 2014, color, HD projection • 1 MIN DIRECTOR: SAMAN HOSSEINPUOR

A boy is watching a soccer game on TV and gets so excited that he forgets he’s in the middle of a haircut. Oops! (KK)

• Rabbit and Deer (Nyuszi es Öz) MADISON PREMIERE • animation • Hungary, 2013, color, HD projection • 16 MIN DIRECTOR: PÉTER VÁCZ

The friendship of rabbit and deer is put to the test by deer’s new obsession for finding a gateway to the 3rd dimension. (KK)

• Wombo

MADISON PREMIERE • narrative • Germany, 2013, color, HD projection • 6 MIN DIRECTOR: DANIEL ACHT IN GERMAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

Find out what happens when you’re an alien, your rocket misfires, you crash land on earth and, on top of that, you look a lot like a potato! (KK)

Big Screens, Little Folks: Shorter and Sweeter

SUN, APR 12 • 1:00 PM

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art 71 MIN RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 5 TO 8

Our family friendly program offers award-winning short films from all around the world and introduces children to a variety of cinematic techniques and styles. While these films are geared towards children ages 5 to 8, they are guaranteed to delight viewers of all ages. We are thrilled to provide families, friends, and classmates the opportunity to enjoy this inspiring big screen program together. You will experience the adventures of a little bird, meet the biggest brother on earth, the coolest potato from outer space, learn how balloons make everything better, and much more. Most of these shorts have no dialogue or are in English.

• Balloons

MADISON PREMIERE • narrative • USA, 2014, color, HD projection • 6 MIN DIRECTOR: SITORA TAKANAEV

Upset by taunting, a girl brings some color and happiness into the world around her when, by magical coincidence, a huge pile of balloons is dropped at her feet. (KK)

• The Little Cousteau (Malý Cousteau) MADISON PREMIERE • animation • Czech Republic, 2014, color, HD projection • 9 MIN

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art MADISON PREMIERE • narrative • USA, 2014, color, HD projection • 3 MIN DIRECTOR: YAWEN ZHENG

A mysterious boy collects stars and sends them to every child in the city. (KK)

• The Little Bird and the Leaf

(Der kleine Vogel und das Blatt) MADISON PREMIERE • animation • Switzerland, 2012, color, HD projection • 4 MIN DIRECTOR: LENA VON DÖHREN

DIRECTOR: MIKI CASH, TOM GASEK

• The Little Bird and the Squirrel

(KK)

Hopefully the fox doesn’t have the last laugh when little bird and s uirrel fight over a bright green watering can. (KK)

SUN, APR 12 • 1:00 PM

A little bird learns that sometime you need to think on the fly (KK)

As seals sing along to a show tune, it is slowly revealed in the background why there “Ain’t No Fish.”

DIRECTOR: LENA VON DÖHREN

• Every Star

• Ain’t No Fish

MADISON PREMIERE • animation • USA, 2013, color, HD projection • 4 MIN

MADISON PREMIERE • animation • Switzerland, 2014, color, HD projection • 4 MIN

(Der kleine Vogel und das Eichhörnchen)

DIRECTOR: JAKOB KOURIL

A little boy longs for deep-sea adventures while the city he lives in is covered with snow. (KK)

Living with a twenty-foot tall brother is not always easy, but sometimes it has big advantages. (KK)

• New Species (Nový Druh)

MADISON PREMIERE • animation • Czech Republic, 2013, color, HD projection • 7 MIN D

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Stumbling across a mysterious bone sparks the imagination of three kids. (KK)

• One to Nil (1-0)

MADISON PREMIERE • narrative • Iran, 2014, color, HD projection • 1 MIN DIRECTOR: SAMAN HOSSEINPUOR

• Little Ruddy

A boy is watching a soccer game on TV and gets so excited that he forgets he’s in the middle of a haircut. Oops! (KK)

(Sartulis)

• The Smortlybacks

MADISON PREMIERE • animation • Latvia, 2014, color, HD projection • 9 MIN DIRECTOR: DACE RīDŪZE

With pencil Ruddy gone from the drawing board, the color red appears to be missing everywhere in the garden. Will Ruddy make it back with the help of his newly found friends? (KK)

• My Big Brother

MADISON PREMIERE • animation • USA, 2014, color, HD projection • 3 MIN DIRECTOR: JASON RAYNER

MADISON PREMIERE • animation • China, Switzerland, 2013, color, HD projection • 6 MIN DIRECTOR: WOUTER DIERICKX, TED SIEGER

On a tabletop mountain a mahout and his strange herd take a surprising and infinite journey. (KK)

• Twins in Bakery

MADISON PREMIERE • animation • Japan, 2013, color, HD projection • 5 MIN DIRECTOR: MARI MIYAZAWA

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MADISON PREMIERE • animation • USA, 2014, color, HD projection • 3 MIN DIRECTOR: JASON RAYNER

When the baker goes home, the sausage twins take playing with food to the extreme. (KK) 11

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2015 Wisconsin Film Festival Film Guide  

2015 Wisconsin Film Festival Film Guide