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Brooklyn Film Festival's Animation Selection Will Stream Online

The Brooklyn Film Festival- New York's longest-running competitive international film festival- is the latest event to take its 2020 edition online. BFF will offer all 140+ films streaming for free and will be accessible around the world- you'll just need to create a free account at the website. The films will be available from May 29- June 7.

As always, the festival line-up will include a selection of animated short films from around the world. There are shorts from countries including the US, UK, Japan, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Poland, India, Iran, New Zealand, Spain and Canada. All of the films except one will be either a world, US, NYC or East Coast Premiere- with the majority getting their first screening anywhere.

The films will compete in the category for Best Film, Spirit Award and Audience Award, as well as being eligible for awards across all categories including Best Director and Best New Director.

The list of films is below and you can find full descriptions of the films at the website.



Grab My Hand: A letter to my Dad
Dir. Camrus Johnson, USA, 5 min.

King of the House - U.S. PREMIERE
Dir. Zige Zhang, USA, 11 min.

Lursaguak: Scenes from Life- U.S. PREMIERE
Dir. Izibene OƱederra, Spain, 12 min.

Luz - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. John Banana, France, 8 min.

Malakout - EAST COAST PREMIERE
Dir. Farnoosh Abedi, Iran, 10 min.

Metro - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Natalia Krawczuk Poland, 11 min.

Metro6 - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Geoff Hecht, USA, 8 min.

Miles - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Griffin Bajor, USA, 5 min.

Per Aspera Ad Astra - U.S. PREMIERE
Dir. Franck Dion, France, 11 min.

Pitch Black Panacea - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Tom Hardiman, UK, 7 min.

Portrait of Suzanne - U.S. PREMIERE
Dir. Izabela Plucinska, Poland, 15 min.

Prickley Jam - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. James Cunningham, New Zealand, 6 min.

Shameless & More- WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Fausto Montanari, Italy, 2 min.

Smiles - EAST COAST PREMIERE
Dir. Steven Bednar, USA, 11 min.

Stuffed - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Brad Pattullo, USA, 3 min.

Temps de Glace (Ice Time) - EAST COAST PREMIERE
Dir. Rachel Samson, Canada, 3 min.

The Bird - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Takehiko Yasui, USA, 5 min.

The Coin – N.Y. PREMIERE
Dir. Siqi Song, USA, 7 min.

The Masque of the Blackness - EAST COAST PREMIERE
Dir. Epoh Beech, UK, 13 min.

The Peak - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Satoshi Takahashi, Japan, 5 min.

The Sneeze of Love - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Kintan Chauhan, USA, 1 min.

Wade - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Upamanyu Bhattacharyya, India, 11 min.

Watchmaker at Times End - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Shaheen Sheriff, India, 5 min.

Wherefore Art Thou, Theo? - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Teddy Schaffer, USA, 5 min.

Why Z? - WORLD PREMIERE
Dir. Asher Horowitz, USA, 4 min.

Wuen - U.S. PREMIERE
Dir. Nicolas Lesaffre, Hong Kong, 10 min.