saturday Morning Cartoons

March 18, 9:00 a.m.

at Pathways Gathering Space

Short Films | Various Genres | 60 min.

All ages


Discussion to follow with director Lynn Tomlinson


Dir. Carolos Laskan
Argentina | 2014

Armed with her sketchbook, Lila walks off into the world. Sitting at a coffee bar, hanging out at a park, or walking down a street, Lila draws the lines that fill up the magic lost by those around her.


How to Make a Friend
Dir. Tony Dusko

U.S.A. | 2015

One way to make a new friend is inviting them to play with you. How about a game of chase? Just be careful.


The Little Seed
Dir. Chaitane Conversat
France | 2015

A little girl catches floral patterns with a magic cloth and uses them to make her own pretty dresses. Every night, ants move her house from one field to the next.


Once Upon a Blue Moon
Dir. Steve Boot
United Kingdom | 2015

A Robot on a mission to photograph rocks meets an Alien who just wants someone to play with.

Catch It
Dirs. Paul Bar, Marion Demaret, Nadège Forner, Pierre-Baptiste Marty, Julien Robyn, and Jordan Soler

France | 2015

A group of meerkats and a vulture are involved in an action-packed chase across a savannah.

City and Heart
Dir. Anne-Sophie Raimond

France | 2016

Watch a city wake up, and dance along with the colors and sounds!

The Ballad of Holland Island House
Dir. Lynn Tomlinson
U.S.A. | 2015

Told from the house's point of view, this film is a soulful and haunting look at the impact of sea-level rise. The film is in the permanent collection of the education department at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Meet the director for a Q&A on Saturday morning, and attend the stop-motion animation workshop she is teaching on Sunday morning!

Lynn Tomlinson’s award-winning clay-on-glass animation creates the effect of fluid, transforming, and evolving oil paintings. Her current work explores environmental change and the subjectivity of objects. Her animated shorts have aired on PBS Kids, Sesame Street, and MTV, and have been screened at international festivals. She is an assistant professor in the department of Electronic Media and Film at Towson University .