One of the best short animated movies of all time, Alike was published in 2015. It took four years to complete the animation of the movie. Directed by Daniel Martinez, the movie is all about teaching people how to be creative.
The main question of the movie is does society drains creativity and originality, or are we able to be unique in our own way? That is the message a father is trying to teach his son. He wants him to live a unique life, but realizes how much society drains creativity.
Following Copi and his son Paste, the movie shows us what happens when creativity is stifled instead of embraced.
The lesson is to just try to follow the right path as much as possible. Yes, society will try to bring you down and destroy your creativity, but you decide whether you accept the norm, or try to be unique.
Written language, the hallmark of human civilization, didn’t just suddenly appear one day. In 2011, Genevieve von Petzinger earned international media attention with her di...