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Cape Town Squad Movie Nights "Animation Movie Night" with The Animation School & SUPP at Grand Daddy Boutique Hotel

Sun Aug 14, 18:30 - Sun Aug 14, 21:30

Grand Daddy Boutique Hotel Rooftop Cinema


Join us for the next Cape Town Squad Movie Night at the Grand Daddy Boutique Hotel on August 14th at 6:30pm once more in collaboration with SUPP. This time we will also be collaborating with The Animation School and the theme is "Animation Movie Night." We will be screening ten animation shorts from the SUPP platform from The Animation School followed by filmmaker Q/A's so we can learn more about the creation of these films.

This event is for actors, filmmakers and movie lovers and is organized by filmmakers. The theme is Best of Animations on SUPP and you will watch some of the Best Films on their platform from South Africa and meet the directors in the Q&A.

This month the event is indoors so will take place rain or shine. Get cosy and get your popcorn and favorite drink and enjoy some lovely animations with us.

This is an evening of movies, meeting filmmakers and enjoying food & drink specials at Cape Town's legendary Grand Daddy Hotel. The screening will include the behind the scenes videos of the films as well as an exclusive Q&A (Live and Virtual) with the filmmakers.

SUPP is a unique streaming platform for local artists to earn revenue from their productions.

You the viewer have access to fresh home-grown entertainment and have a role in developing our film industry.

Event schedule:

Happy Hour, Mingling: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Screening to start at: 7:30pm-8:30pm

Q&A: 8:30pm -9:30pm

Films (ten animation shorts from The Animation School)


An energetic puppy named Noodle would like to play with his lazy kitten friend, MoeMoe, so he goes to make her some coffee. The caffeine kicks in and they both begin to play, however as the days go on MoeMoe begins to act weird. After each cup, she becomes more aggressive, and fidgety and her eyes widen. Noodle is terrified of what his friend is becoming and decides to no longer make coffee for his friend. MoeMoe will not have this and threatens Noodle into giving her more, but there is no more coffee left. Noodle wants to save his friend. He trades his collar for some calming leaves he gets from a koala. MoeMoe drinks the coffee with the leaves making her calm and chilled.

2. Undone 

Dotty lives alone in her house, finding comfort in her daily knitting routine. When she knits she enters a world where her memories come to life. Dotty enters the knitted world time and time again reliving the same memory. Over time, the different parts that make up this world begin to unravel. At first, when she notices that her world is falling apart she tries to knit everything back together. Ultimately, she is faced with a decision - either she continues to knit everything back together or to accept that she's losing her memories and enjoying what is left of them.

3. Ember 

Ember is a fantasy adventure about the African Fynbos and it’s inevitable destruction and regrowth. A nature sprite with a passion for life and growth discovers a fire sprite with a mission to burn everything and worlds collide, but destruction is inevitable. 

4. Eden 

A young boy and his father discover the importance of life and the path to redemption. 

5. Taavi

Taavi, a young Mayan boy, has just completed his sand pyramid. As he admires his work, the little beetle he placed on the pyramid’s summit flies off. Distraught, Taavi looks and scrambles after it only to spot an even better prize in the distance. A beautiful scarlet gem sits on top of a totem pole in the near distance. An epic adventure begins. . .

6. A Tinsel Township Christmas Tale.

A man in poverty, Hobbs, tells a story to his daughter about how he had to obtain presents for her and the township. He tells the story in an innocent tone, while more mature events occur. In the story he tells, Hobbs steals from the rich in order to give back to the township and his daughter, Lili."

7. Mite-y Beard

A frustrated wife and an oblivious husband go through their nightly rituals. The moment comes when she actually expects to get a bit of shut-eye but she can’t as she is bugged by her husband's annoying beard. She swipes at it and is promptly punished for her behavior. She arrives with a pair of scissors to get rid of it once and for all! But it has other plans for her. She ends up going on an unexpected adventure, learning about what really lies within her husband, and how to change her perspectives of her situation, in turn changing the world around her.

8. Aurora 

?Watch this touching CGI 3D award winning short film about a distressed father who is separated from his daughter in an accident and must overcome the reality of the tempest to reach her. Directed by the talented James Mann.

9. Sockworld 

Our story centers itself around Wednesday, a sock, who wakes up in the middle of the night to find that his partner, Wednesday 2, has left him. He rushes to the tumble dryer, wherein lies the portal to Sockworld, to try and track her down and remind her they are meant to be together. After spending the entire day in Sockworld City Park trying to find her, he finally spots her on a line of the Sockworld transport system. He tries to catch up to her, but eventually sees what he was not meant to see. . .

10. Hadidance 

One night a female bird head to a bar determined to find love. Outwardly she seems to be incredibly outgoing and popular, everyone seems to want to get her attention, but underneath there is a dark layer of insecurity. A muscled seagull and a majestic peacock both catch her eye and she thinks that one of them might be the one, however upon interacting with them, she realizes that there is more than good looks and charm. This eventually drives her to confront her own insecurities.

Ticket purchases include a complimentary popcorn and there will be lucky draw at the end of the night with prizes from Grand Daddy Hotel and other sponsors to be announced.

Drink special: Hot Chocolate/Hot chocolate with a shot of Amarula

Food to order

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Cape Town Squad Movie Nights "Animation Movie Night" with The Animation School & SUPP at Grand Daddy Boutique Hotel
Grand Daddy Boutique Hotel Rooftop Cinema
38 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000
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