Watch this: recommendations

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I’ve collected a few animations and movies worth watching:

1. Paperman – Full Animated Short Film (6 min)

“[…] Created by a small, innovative team working at Walt Disney Animation Studios, “Paperman” pushes the animation medium in an exciting new direction.”

2. The Reward (9 min)

“A nine-minute fantasy student film created at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark.

In the small village of Tohan, the young boy Wilhelm is wasting his life on everyday business. Suddenly a glorious hero rides by him. As the boy watch the knight in total admiration the hero accidently drops a treasure map. […]”

3. Colin Stokes: How movies teach manhood (13 min)

“When Colin Stokes’ 3-year-old son caught a glimpse of Star Wars, he was instantly obsessed. But what messages did he absorb from the sci-fi classic? Stokes asks for more movies that send positive messages to boys: that cooperation is heroic, and respecting women is as manly as defeating the villain. […]”

4. Minecraft: The Story of Mojang (104 min)

“A feature-length doucmentary on the first year of Mojang, the studio built upon the runaway success of indie computer game Minecraft.”

5. Objectified. (75 min)

“Objectified is a feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them. […]”

Also worth watching: Helvetica. and Urbanized.