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The Mexican Cloud-Swing Disaster

During a performance of a circus act, the Luna Carnavalera, the “Mexican Cloud Swing” girl hurts herself. Is this a part of the performance… or not?
I’m not actually sure of what goes on, in the movie; but I’ve been overwhelmed by its sense of wonder.
Author of this fascinating animated short is Tom Schroeder, who produced [...]

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SARA POCOCK – Ballyvaughan Story

Sláinte!

Following Birthday Boy, here’s another story about a kid in wartime. A very different story as well, but equally poignant.
The story is based on the narration of Jim Hyland, an old Irish man. It is something that happened to his mother when she was a young girl in 1921, during “the troubles” in Ireland. (Source: [...]

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