Monday, August 2, 2010

Forum Lounge: The Best of the Ottawa International Animation Film Festival Santa Barbara California

Thursday, August 5, 7 pm Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum FREE
Experience the most colorful and compelling films from the well-renowned Ottawa International Film Festival.

Forum Lounge continues its popular screenings of award-winning animated short films with selections from the 2009

Ottawa International Animation Film Festival. The Best of Ottawa program showcases many of the outstanding films presentedin the Official Competition, such as: David OReilly’s award-winning sci-fi drama “Please Say Something”; the innovative andmesmerizing “The Bellow’s March”, directed by Eric Dyer; Diego Maclean’s haunting student film entitled “The Art of Drowning”;
and the crowd-favourite travelogue “Madagascar, A Journey Diary”, by Bastien Dubois.

About the Forum Lounge Series: Forum Lounge is a series of free, unique, performance-based events, ranging from the theatrical to the avant-garde that
are normally found only in large metropolitan venues, and that reflect CAF’s mission to sustain and encourage the artistic process by presenting art in the form of exceptional music, dance, video, and other multi-media to our community.

Support for Forum Lounge is generously provided by: Endevermusic Productions, the Franciscan Inn, NEA, KCSB, and the Santa Barbara Independent.
Forum Lounge is presented in association with the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization’s 1st Thursday.

About the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF) : CAF is a non-profit, non-collecting alternative art space dedicated to the exhibition, education,and cultivation of the arts of our time. Celebrating its 34th anniversary in 2010, CAF is the premier venue for contemporary art between Los Angeles and San
Francisco. CAF is located at the Paseo Nuevo Mall Upper Arts Terrace in downtown Santa Barbara, CA.

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