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Opening Night: Silent Animated Shorts with Live Music

An unforgettable opening night show: Six silent animated shorts accompanied by live, original music by local musicians. Followed by an exclusive after-party.
October 2019

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Ticket Prices

$11 regular admission
$9 matinees (before 6pm)
$9 students/seniors/active military with valid ID
$8 MdFF Members
Opening Night: Silent Animated Shorts with Live Music
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2019, 7 PM – 11 PM including after-party, Digital

Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Festival is a three-day celebration of the world’s most cutting-edge, quirky, and boundary-pushing animation. The inaugural festival will premiere October 4-6, 2019.

Program Notes

Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Festival kicks off with an unforgettable opening night show. Six silent animated shorts will be accompanied by live, original music by local musicians, sure to blow you away. An experiment in clay from the creator of Gumby, rhythmic patterns painted directly on film, a pinscreen animation of a man losing his nose, a clown wreaking havoc in an artist’s studio, Art Deco imagery emerging from the dark, and Cinderella in silhouette.

Exclusive afterparty to follow in the Parkway lounge.

Ticket Prices for the Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Festival:

Opening Night: $42
Regular Admission: $13
Students/Military/Seniors: $11 (at the Parkway box office – valid ID required)
MdFF Members: $10

Films and Musicians:
Symphonie Diagonale
Directed by Viking Eggeling (France, 1924), 7:00
New music by Bruce Willen
Directed by Art Clokey (United States, 1955), 3:10
Early Abstractions #1-3
Directed by Harry Smith (United States, 1946-49), 6:00
New music by Afro House
The Nose
Directed by Alexander Alexeieff and Claire Parker (France, 1963), 11:22
New music by Ami Dang and Sarah Marie Hughes
Out of the Inkwell: Modeling
Directed by Max Fleischer (United States, 1921), 8:19
Directed by Lotte Reiniger (Germany, 1922), 12:54
New music by Smoke Bellow

Directions to the Parkway Theatre
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway is located at 5 W. North Avenue (at the intersection of North Avenue and Charles St.) in Baltimore's Station North Arts and Entertainment District
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