A Bear Named Wojtek


Iain Gardner

“A Bear Named Wojtek” tells the fantastic journey of an orphaned Syrian brown bear who was adopted by Polish soldiers during World War II, becoming a beacon of hope and an emblem of their fate.

Presented as Part Of Animated Shorts, Program One

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The Nectar Instead

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4 min | Yoo Lee | | English
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A beaver recounts his experiences as an actor following his dream to be in the movies....
8 min | Tim Granberg | | English
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On the 8th Day

It took seven days to create the world; it only took one to disrupt its balance....
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The Wide Eyed Girl and the Long Legged Boy

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