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Luce and the Rock

BLOCK E | Kids' Watch Party 

Friday, March 24 | 4 - 5:30 PM 

York County Library | Rock Hill

Luce and the Rock
Screenings & Awards

2023 Academy Awards OSCAR Qualifying • Annecy • 72nd Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin • Go Short 2022 • GLAS Animation Festival • Anima Brussels • Festival National du Film d'Animation • Krakow Film Festival • JEF Festival • Cinecran • Brussells Short Film Festival • FLatpack Festival • Indielisboa • Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS • Festival Plein La Bobine • La Guarimba International Film Festival

Cast & Crew

ANIMATION | 2022 | 12 min. 59 sec. 


ELIGIBLE | Woman to Watch 

COUNTRY | Belgium 

LANGUAGE | English 

DIRECTOR | Britt Raes


One day, out of nowhere, a giant Rock lays in the middle of the peaceful little village where Luce lives. The villagers can’t even open the door to their houses anymore! Luce is angry: go away Rock, you don’t belong here! And why are you here anyway?

About the Director

Britt (°1986) was born in Belgium and lives in the cosy town of Ghent. She teaches animation at the KASK School of Arts, where she graduated herself in 2011. 

Since then she’s been finding her way in illustration and animation, doing both her own independent projects and commissioned work. In 2016 she finished her first professional short film CATHERINE. It travelled the world to over 200 festivals, winning prizes along the way, and Britt happily travelled along! In 2022 she finished the film LUCE AND THE ROCK which she will also adapt as a children’s book. 

In her spare time she eats chocolate, listens to indie music, reflects about NVC, admires her plants, pets as many cats as possible, binges animation and rides her bike. Except in the snow, as she’s scared of falling. If she’s reincarnated, she hopes to come back as a cat named Fluffy and get many chin rubs.

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