The Animal Inside

88 min.

Dive into a short film program chock full of whale tales, dog rubs, and unexpected animal connections.

  • Running Time: 88 min.

Packaged Films


Spain | 2023 | 14 min. | Neus Ballús

Mar dreams of being able to record the sound of whales and embarks with a cetaceans research team to listen to the world's largest animal.

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New Zealand | 2023 | 13 min. | Catherine Bisley (Ngāpuhi)

In the wild, pods of orcas have been known to hunt blue whales, the largest creature on earth. Human brutality imitates animal brutality.

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Pisko the Crab Child is in Love

Japan | 2024 | 18 min. | Makoto Nagahisa

Pisko’s mother is human but her father is a crab. Finding love being half-crab isn’t as easy as you’d think.

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The Rainbow Bridge

USA | 2024 | 12 min. | Dimitri Simakis

When Tina wants to share one last moment with her elderly dog MeeMoo, she visits a mysterious clinic offering human-to-pet communication.

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The School of Canine Massage

USA | 2024 | 11 min. | Emma D. Miller

Welcome to a whimsical training in the art and science of dog massage therapy.

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The Shell Covered Ox

Brazil | 2024 | 15 min. | Daniel Barosa

While mourning her missing sister, Rayane balances helping her fisherman father and practicing for the school's music festival...provided she doesn't become an ox first.

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Rabid Love

USA | 2024 | 5 min. | Noah Lazar Abraham

Deep in the forest, a lonely dog falls madly in love with a human woman with macabre consequences.

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