William Moritz with the Anima Mundi Festival Director, Marcos Magalhães. Courtesy of William Moritz.
The fourth international Anima Mundi animation festival took place in Rio de Janeiro August 16-25, 1996, overlapping a bit with Hiroshima. Unlike
the rather hectic pace and nervous business rivalry of the older and bigger festivals, Anima Mundi offers a relaxed and user-friendly atmosphere for discovering and enjoying animation.
Naturally, it is rather
hard to separate the event from the city of Rio, which is one of the most
dazzling places, with its perfect weather,...