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Pictures from the Brainbox: A Weekly Dose of Indie Animation - 'Breakfast on the Grass'

Every Tuesday, Chris Robinson digests and dissects (relatively) new indie animation short films. Today: Breakfast on the Grass (2011)

'Breakfast on the Grass'

“You get born and you try this and you don't know why only you keep on trying it and you are born at the same time with a lot of other people, all mixed up with them, like trying to, having to, move your arms and legs with strings only the same strings are hitched to all the other arms and legs and the others all trying and they don't know why either except that the strings are all in one another's way like five or six people all trying to make a rug on the same loom only each one wants to weave his own pattern into the rug; and it can't matter, you know that, or the Ones that set up the loom would have arranged things a little better, and yet it must matter because you keep on trying or having to keep on trying and then all of a sudden it's all over.” 

― William Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom!

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A well-known figure in the world of independent animation, writer, author & curator Chris Robinson is the Artistic Director of the Ottawa International Animation Festival.

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