elfmädchen (elfgirls) is an abstract portrait of a narcoleptic girl, a fairy tale without a prince charming set amongst the urban decay of soma, san francisco. her dreams become weirder, more lucid, flowing in & out of reality. each dream study has its own feel, from tropical to wacky to ominous and back to childlike. featuring music by bruce haack, tipsy, people like us and ian pooley. color 16mm film. winner of chicago underground film festival best animation award 2009.