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The Quickdraw Animation Society is proud to present the 9th instalment of the Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival. This year’s fest is our biggest one yet, with five feature films, five shorts packages, live workshops, our annual Log Driver’s Waltz gala and plenty more. Check out the official GIRAF site for more details, and find out more about the screening below.

Striving to make the greatest animated film of all time, visionary animator Richard Williams (Who Framed Roger Rabbit) toiled for more than a quarter century on his masterpiece – only to have it torn from his hands. Filmmaker Kevin Schreck has woven together mind-blowing animation, rare archival footage, and exclusive interviews with key animators and artists who worked with Williams on his ill-fated magnum opus to bring this legendary story to the screen. A tale of creative genius gone horribly awry, Persistence of Vision is the untold story of the greatest animated film never made.

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Genesis (dir. Francisco Miranda and Guillermo Daldovo, 2013, Germany and Argentina)

A beautiful abstract animation created as part of the Pictoplasma Berlin 2013 residency program.


November 7, 2013 7:00 pm
November 7, 2013 9:00 pm
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Globe Cinema
617 8 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB T2P 1G7 Canada

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