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2019 Official Selections & Awards

On November 16, 2019, the MicroMania Film Festival screened 38 films under 5 minutes from over 18 countries. Here are the official selections and the festival award winners.

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The 2019 Audience Choice Award

Circuit Sizzle (2:52)

Directed by Marc Noworyta

Robot friends go on a playful adventure day until the batteries run out.

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2019 Best Micro-Animation

The Last Bottle (2:16)

Directed by Max Majoros

A cycle of disposal is revealed through the actions of industrious life forms on an unnamed bottle-shaped planet.

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2019 Official Micro-Animation Selections

2019 Best Micro-Documentary

My Theater (4:56)

Directed by Kazuya Ashizawa

A man continues to protect the cinema that was closed 55 years ago.

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2019 Official Micro-Documentary Selections

2019 Best Micro-Experimental

Little Black Boy (4:56)

Directed by Steve Rosenthal

"'Little Black Boy' was originally written out of response to the death of Mike Brown. The poem speaks to the frustration, fear, and pain I felt when I heard about the murder of Mike Brown and thought, 'God, please tell me this kid did something wrong . . . something that justifies his death.' I wanted to turn 'Little Black Boy' into a call for change, and a history lesson full of truth, rhythm, and hope." -Jillian Hanesworth

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2019 Official Micro-Experimental Selections

2019 Best Micro-Narrative

Miranda (3:46)

Directed by Timothy Ross

In the intensive care station, the young doctor, Miranda Schwarz, is feeling morally conflicted about having to save her tormentor’s life.

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2019 Official Micro-Narrative Selections

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