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IN THEATERS: Shorts Program 2

April 17th, 2022   AFS Cinema


April 22-25th, 2022    Eventive

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Hot Chocloate

USA  I 3  mins I Family, Animated Short I 2021 I English

A young man who has grown and moved our of his family home reflects on the comforts of a family tradition. 

This film plays with SHORTS PROGRAM 2, in theaters and with the FAMILY SHORTS program online. 

NOTE: This film is coming to theaters and our virtual cinema.  

About the Artist

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Lila Mali is an incoming University of Texas-Austin freshman who is passionate about storytelling through animation and filmmaking.


A self taught animator who has has been studying film production and direction for 7 years, Lila has worked on several animated projects and shorts and is also studying Computer Science.


Her short,HOT CHOCOLATE, was created during her senior year of high school and became a state finalist at the 2021 UIL film festival.

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