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How Wings Are Attached to the Backs of Angels

How Wings Are Attached to the Backs of Angels

| 11 min

The main protagonist of this short, surreal film is a man obsessed with control. In an automated world drained of all emotion, he is tortured by vague longings. Will he be able to transcend his obsessions and fears?

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

  • director
    Craig Welch
  • script
    Craig Welch
  • animation
    Craig Welch
  • producer
    Marcy Page
  • executive producer
    Barrie McLean
  • photography
    Robin L.P. Bain
    Brian Duchscherer
    Susan Trow
  • animation camera
    Lynda Pelley
    Pierre Landry
  • sound editing
    Normand Roger
  • music
    Normand Roger
  • cast
    Louise Leroux


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Ages 16 to 17

Arts Education - Visual Arts
English Language Arts - Poetry
Media Education - Film Animation
Technology Education - Society and Technology

Ask secondary visual arts students to evaluate the effect of precise black and white drawings on mood and theme, and emphasize the significance of anatomy study. Have film students experiment with similar stylistic techniques such as sound and unusual visuals. Writing assignments can range from poetry based on chosen images, to personal essays based on themes such as power, nature, technology, and the relationships among these.

How Wings Are Attached to the Backs of Angels
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