by Dash Shaw
As cryptozookeepers struggle to capture a baku (a legendary dream-eating hybrid creature) they begin to wonder if they should display these rare beasts in the confines of a zoo, or if these mythical creatures should remain hidden and unknown.
Shaw was born April 6th, 1983, in Los Angeles, California, but was raised and currently lives in Richmond, Virginia. He is the cartoonist of many graphic novels, such as BodyWorld, Doctors, Bottomless Belly Button, Clue: Candlestick, and the forthcoming Discipline from the New York Review of Comics. His debut feature as writer-director, My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea (starring the voice talents of Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham, Reggie Watts, Maya Rudolph and Susan Sarandon) premiered in the NY Film Festival main slate and played Berlinale, 2017. Since then, he's been working on his follow-up film, Cryptozoo. Samples of his work can be seen at www.dashshaw.net
format DCP / colour / 5.1
length 90 min.
original language English