In a turning point of Bestia, the animated short from Chilean director Hugo Covarrubias that has been nominated for the Oscars Best Animated Short Film Category, the protagonist, a female doll with a porcelain face, rips a frame... Read Article
Jorge R. Gutiérrez’s Maya and the Three is a supercharged, Aztec-inspired animation funfair promoting female superpowers. Why be a slo-mo princess lost in your palatial surroundings when you can run, fly, ride a black jaguar and fight the... Read Article
REVIEW Animated Shorts at Inaugural Brazil Indigenous Film Festival Show Defiant Vibrancy of Guajajara and Maxakali Peoples
Traditional folktales from Brazil’s Guajajara and Maxakali peoples are infused with creative energy in two animated shorts forming part of the inaugural Brazil Indigenous Film Festival.
REVIEW Virus Tropical
Virus Tropical (2018, dir. Santiago Caicedo) is a beautifully-animated coming-of-age film based on Ecuadorian-Colombian artist Power Paola’s 2011 autobiographical graphic novel by the same name. We’ve long been fans of Power Paola’s art at Sounds and Colours (she... Read Article
The historical lineage of Brazil gets a revamp in the award-winning animation Uma História de Amor e Fúria (Rio 2096: a Story of Love and Fury), a raucous shot of Brazilian anime which hurtles across centuries of social... Read Article