Animated Tales from the Big City

Nitehawk Cinema 136 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Join curator Willy Hartland for a wild romp of an evening, in this eclectic program of cartoons set in an urban setting. Featuring a Q&A with many of the participating filmmakers. 1. George Griffin, “Candy Machine” (1972) The man just wants a piece of candy. The candy machine just wants a piece of the man. 2. […]


Norwegian Animation Spotlight!

M1-5 Lounge 52 Walker Street, New York, NY

ASIFA-East and the Norwegian Consulate General are proud to present a spotlight on Norwegian Animation!  This year Odd Is An Egg by Kristin Ulseth is being screened as part of the TriBeCa Film Festival, and is produced through Norway’s largest and most prominent animation studio, Qvisten Animation. It is just one of several international "Animated Shorts: Curated by Whoopi Goldberg," a […]


Floyd Norman: An Animated Life

Museum of Moving Image 36-01 35 Ave, Astoria, NY

"Dirs. Michael Fiore, Erik Sharkey. 2016, 94 mins. DCP. Hired by Walt Disney in 1956, Floyd Norman was the first African-American animator to work for the studio. He has been called the “Forrest Gump” of animation, because he worked on such timeless classics as The Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmatians, and The Jungle Book, as well as the Hanna […]


An Evening with Candy Kugel @ MOMA

MOMA LINK In Candy Kugel’s new film I, Candy (2018), the process of deconstructing a childhood drawing triggers the artist’s reflections on a personal history with anti-Semitism, political activism, and life choices affected by luck and determination. Displaying an encyclopedic range of animation techniques with remarkable dexterity, I, Candy is a testament to Kugel’s pioneering 45-year career in the […]