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Diez minutos (2004; live-action short)

Under pressure! We are into December, which means that semesters are drawing to a close and final exams are looming. This is an intensely busy time of the academic year for learners and educators alike, which is why it seemed… Continue Reading →

Café para llevar (2014; live-action short)

In the past week, the temperature has begun to creep downward. We have had a number of gray, rainy days recently, and today we have a generous dusting of snow coming down. This kind of weather always puts me in… Continue Reading →

La leyenda del espantapájaros (2005; animated short)

Now that Halloween is upon us, I thought I would make the 2005 cortometraje “La leyenda del espantapájaros (The Legend of the Scarecrow)” the topic of my next post. This animated short is very much in the Halloween spirit, with… Continue Reading →

Dia de los Muertos (2013; animated short)

  Following the previous post about Disney/Pixar’s Coco (2017), it feels right to focus next on one of my favorite cortometrajes, an award-winning student project from Ringling College of Art and Design entitled “Dia de los Muertos” (2013). (Note: Even… Continue Reading →

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