Chika, is a girl that gears to nourish and protect lives. Most of what are called 'ancestral cultural traditions' are nothing but crippling decapitating traditions. The so-called customs are difficult to let go once they are 'ritualised'. Great story.
Enjoy this CGI Animated Short film...A boy and his bull companion travel across the arid African landscapes in search of a safe refuge. Within the beauty of surreal landscapes lurks dangers they"ll soon have to face.
A creature [Who] (geologist, miner) is collecting organic blue minerals on a world that appears to be tidally locked with its sun. Upon visiting the cold dark side of the planet, he encounters an alien jellyfish. The alien jellyfish attempts contact not realizing that the frigid temperature of her body would cause near instant frostbite to the already chilled cold-blooded creature. The creature at first, fights his predator instincts as the cold fire burns his cheek scales but before he can stop himself, he draws his sidearm and fires at point blank range. A stream of cryonic vapor leaks from the alien jellyfish's burst endoplasm as she slowly falls to ground. The mineral core of her exposed to the atmosphere and releasing a new hatchling into the cold and dark. The creature realizes his mistake immediately and runs back to his module, injured exhausted and distraught. He gathers up his sample case, knowing he must redeem his honor. he takes what he now knows are the eggs of this species and returns them to the cold, where they instantly hatch. The baby Metroids imprinting on her as their new mother and Queen as she becomes aware that her duty is to protect these creatures with her very life.
Check out this sobering 3D animated short film about little five year old Jabu, a boy living alone with his single mother. At night, she toils as a sex worker to return in the mornings to be with her son. Before she departs this night, she leaves a star shaped trinket behind with him.