I watched this evocative and delicate animated film Étreintes (or Embraced) by director: Justine Vuylsteker. It is made using an old method called Pin-screen animation, a process that uses thousands of small pins to cast shadows that generate depth, and create form. The film is a whistful evocation of a reverie, as well as one of longing and of lost passion. The delicacy of the images however prompted me to find out a bit more about the mechanism of pin-screen animation. Here is an excellent little video that explains it perfectly: Pinscreen Documentry (1973)

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