Thanks to the Landmark Theaters and Magnolia pictures for putting on this program. Here we go:
"Même les Pigeons vont au Paradis (Even Pigeons Go To Heaven)"--this is my choice, a funny French computer-animated flick about an old man and a huckster who sells a machine that will fly him to heaven.
Here are the other ones, quickly:
"My Love (Moya Lyubov)"--A Russian boy in the 19th century, he's looking for love and finds himself pulled into a class-system love triangle.
"Madame Tutli-Putli"--From Canada, the computer-animated story of a timid woman on a big scary train.
"Peter and the Wolf"--A classic, well-known story. Classic, well-known music. Rendered with a great sense of humor.
"I Met the Walrus"--My other favorite of the set. When he was 14, Jerry Levitan interviewed John Lennon with his old reel-to-reel tape recorder. Now that interview, with all the humor and insight, is set to animation, in funny and surprising ways.