by Rebeccah Pope
June 27th, 2012

In celebration of the ninth annual Animation Block Party festival, Rooftop Films is partnering up with our friends at BAMcinematek to entertain NY with some of the best animated shorts of the summer. The Animation Block Party summer festival is running from July 27th-29th. Supporting all kinds of filmmakers from independent to student, ABP is happy to share their selection of shorts on the lawn of the Automative High School. Join us outdoors on Friday July 27th starting at 8PM. Come animated!

  • ABP 2012 Intro (Dane Smith / Brooklyn / 30 seconds)
  • Why Do We Put Up With Them (David Chai / CA / 2:29 min)
  • Turning A Corner (David Levy / Brooklyn / 4:45 min)
  • Leonard (Michelle Brost / MCAD / 2:47 min)
  • Das Haus (The House) (David Buob / Denmark / 6:33 min)
  • Nightingales in December (Theodore Ushev / Canada / 2:56 min)
  • Rousseau and the Salmon Man (Rob Munday / UK / 5:48 min)
  • Robots of Brixton (Kibwe Tavares / UK / 5:24 min)
  • The Natural Order of Things (Sarah Beeby / Royal College of Art / 5:48 min)
  • The People Who Never Stop (Florian Piento / Tokyo / 3:29 min)
  • Alphabet Aerobics (Katy Warner / Oakland, CA – Mills College / 2:14 min)
  • Threadbare (Brett Underhill / NYU / 4:38 min)
  • Re-collection (Nicholas Kallincos / Australia / 3:31 min)
  • The Deep Dark (Laura Heit / Los Angeles / 6:54 min)
  • Silenziosa Mente (Alessia Travaglini / Milano, Italy / 5:15 min)
  • Old Man (Leah Shore / Brooklyn / 4:59 min)
  • In Dreams (Samuel Blain / London / 3:56 min)
  • Well, well, well (Michael Ribeiro / Mass Art / 1:39 min)
  • Places Other People Have Lived (Laura Emel Yilmaz / CA / 6:52 min)
  • ABP 2012 Outro (Courtney Amber / Long Island, NY / 30 seconds)

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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.


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