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Saturday Cinema: Punto y Raya (Dot and Line)

With Festival Founder Noel Pallazo

Saturday, February 23, 2019 • Noon, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.
Osher Gallery 1, Kanbar Forum

Included with museum admission and free for Daytime Members.

All Ages


The eminent minimalist animation festival, Punto y Raya (Dot and Line) has been dubbed “the most abstract festival in the world.” The biennial festival fosters experimentation in visual arts through the use of pure form, color, motion, and sound, with no direct representation. Crossing traditions of dancing images, abstract art, and minimalism, the Punto y Raya festival highlights eye-catching animations from around the world. Catch a 30-minute all-ages screening and at 3:00 p.m. watch the complete program of the 18 best films of the 2018 festival.

Noon, 1:00, and 2:00 p.m.
Abridged, All-Ages Program

Feast your eyes on a specially curated animation program filled with vibrant color and whimsical motion for visitors of all ages. Using simple visual language, this delightfully creative 30-minute showcase of international short animations offers a dose of eye-catching abstraction.

3:00 p.m.
Complete Program

Invigorate your perceptions and create you own narratives watching abstract avant-garde shorts. The featured films include the 18 finalist and award-winning films shown in 2018 at CeTA (Audiovisual Technology Center) in Wroclaw, Poland.

With special guest, festival founder Noel Pallazo in attendance.