The Fire Next Time

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Shorts: Animation 1
Digital Screening Room Fri, May 14, 2021 12:00 AM - Thu, May 27, 2021 11:59 PM

Best of Fest Encores
Part 1 of a selection of local and international animated shorts.

Virtual Available In:USA
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00 (+ $2 online fee)
Members:$10.00 (no online fee)
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Festival Programs:Shorts
Spotlight: Common Ground
Social Justice
Black Perspectives
Release Year:2020
Runtime:8 min
Country/Region:United Kingdom
Festivals & Awards:Dumbo Film Festival 2020 - Best Animation
Language:no dialogue
Director:Renaldho Pelle
Producer:Yanling Wang
Screenwriter:Kerry Jade Kolbe
Principal Cast:Chekera Pelle
Romario Pelle
Eric Kranja
Gavin Bourne
Caspian Pelle
Stella Heath Keir


Best of Fest Encores

Rioting spreads as social inequality causes tempers in a struggling community to flare, but the oppressive environment takes on a life of its own as the shadows of the housing estate close in.

Director Biography

Renaldho PelleRenaldho Pelle is a Director, Animator and Illustrator creating films which combine a slick digital and tactile analog approach. He has animated for the Tate Britain and Epic games, and his work has featured on The Guardian online. Produced at the National Film and Television School, Renaldho’s atmospheric paint on glass film The Fire Next Time blends hand painted character animation with stop motion sets, and recently premiered at Annecy festival.

Screening as a part of Shorts: Animation 1