The year is 1655. The Black Plague has traveled to the village of Eyam, and the villagers have barricaded themselves in their homes. But the plague is spreading, and it is only a matter of time before it claims everyone. The only hope for these desperate people is the arrival of the Plague Doctor, but death is closer than they think…

This story is one of a family pushed to the edge of survival. Over the course of one evening, young Addison, his dying father William, and William's dutiful wife Mary must all face their darkest fear; none will go unchanged by the experience.

CalArts graduate Zoë Moss presents her chilling historical fantasy with a wordless blend of stop-motion and 2D animation techniques. Shot and animated over a year and-a-half, The Plague Bearers is a uniquely memorable experiment in horror.

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