World of Tomorrow + ME

ME (Don Hertzfeldt, United States, 2024, 22 minutes)

Don Hertzfeldt’s newest animated film ME is a 22-minute musical odyssey about trauma, technology, and the retreat of humanity into itself. Indiewire has described it as “soul-shaking” and “a triumph”.

World of Tomorrow (Don Hertzfeldt, United States, 2015, 17 minutes)
World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts (Don Hertzfeldt, United States, 2017, 23 minutes)
World of Tomorrow Episode Three: The Absent Destinations of David Prime (Don Hertzfeldt, United States, 2020, 34 minutes)

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

Don Hertzfeldt is a two-time Academy Award nominee whose animated films include It’s Such a Beautiful Day, the World of Tomorrow series, and Rejected. His work has played around the world, receiving hundreds of awards, and in 2014 made a special guest appearance on The Simpsons. Eight of his films have screened in competition at the Sundance Film Festival, where he is the only filmmaker to have won the Grand Jury Prize for Short Film twice.

After animating for over twenty years using traditional tools (pencil, paper, and 35mm cameras), World of Tomorrow was Hertzfeldt’s first digital production.

1h 44m
Don Hertzfeldt
First Showing
June 8, 2024
  • Assisted Listening


Saturday, June 8, 2024 3:40 PM
Location Big Roxie

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