Glass Crow

Glass Crow

A meditation of the "Defenestration of Prague" in 1618.  This event sparked the start of the Thirty Years War - a religious conflict which killed close to a third of the population of central Europe, and set its cultural development back by a century.

production, direction, animation, and sound by Steven Subotnick
with music by Joan LaBarbara and Alex Stolmack-Ness
2004, 6:20, color, sound, video


Selected Screenings:
2012 JUL    LightCone (Scratch), Paris, France
2007 JAN    FIRST PLACE, Black Maria International Film & Video Festival
2006 JUN    CHARLES SAMU ANIMATION AWARD, Flaherty International Film Seminars
2006 NOV    International Animation Festival, Istanbul, TURKEY
2005 MAY    SHOESTRING AWARD, Rochester International Film Festival
2005 JAN     San Francisco Art Institute International Film & Video Festival, S.F., CA
2005 JAN     Standing Rock Film Festival, Kent, OH
2005 MAR     Tiburon International Film Festival, Tiburon, CA
2005 APR     HiLo Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
2005 MAY     AniFest, Trebon, Czech Republic
2005 JUN     Festival of Nations, Linz, Austria
2005 JUN     Melbourne International Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia
2005 AUG     London International Animation Festival, London, UK
2004 MAR     Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI
2004 MAR     Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH "Cartoons from the Culture Lab"
2004 APR     Balagan Experimental Film & Video Series, Boston, MA
2004 APR     "Evening w/ Steven Subotnick" Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2004 APR     Portland PDX Film Festival, Portland, OR
2004 AUG     Hiroshima International Animation Festival, Hiroshima, Japan
2004 OCT     Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa, Canada
2004 NOV     LA Film Forum, Los Angeles, CA