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LIAF presents: Children’s Programme, Glasgow Film Theatre Cinema, Glasgow

August 17, 2013
12:00 pm

Animation, like childhood, can be just full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme carefully chosen for our littlest and most special audience strips away all the soft-sell toy ads and the over-the-top blockbuster-style special effects and just delivers up a programme of wonderful films full of simple joys.

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‘A Different Perspective’ (Chris O’Hara, 2012)

A Different Perspective, Chris O’Hara, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012A visit from an alien life form results in a change of perspective in more ways than one.

Ireland, 1’55

‘The Sparrow who kept his word’ (Dmitry Geller, 2010)

The Sparrow who kept his word, Dmitry Geller, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012An honest little sparrow braves the cold, wind and rain in order to hold true to his noble and kindhearted promise.

Russia, 6’40

‘Luminaris’ (Juan Pablo Zaramella, 2011)

Luminaris, Juan Pablo Zaramella, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012In a world controlled and timed by light, an ordinary man has a plan that could change the natural order of things.

Argentina, 6’20

‘My Face is in Space’ (Tom Jobbins, 2012)

My Face is in Space, Tom Jobbins, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 20121977 – NASA sent a Golden Record into space. It encapsulated some of the greatest achievements of humankind, as well as a few friendly faces. Larry’s face is one of them.

UK, 9’00

‘Bottle’ (Kirsten Lepore, 2011)

Bottle, Kirsten Lepor, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012The power to connect knows no boundaries and can’t be stopped by Mother Nature’s power of erosion.

USA, 5’25

‘At the Opera’ (Juan Pablo Zaramella, 2010)

At the Opera, Juan Pablo Zaramella, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012A very moving night at the opera.

Argentina, 1’00

‘Ursus’ (Reinis Petersons, 2011)

Ursus, Reinis Petersons, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012A bear works as an acrobat-motorcyclist in a travelling circus but yearns for the forest where his true happiness seems to dwell at night.

Latvia, 10’00

‘Marvin’ (Mark Nute, 2011)

Marvin, Mark Nute, LIAF, London INternational Animation Festival, 2012A young boy has an unusual orifice in the middle of his head. Narrated by Steve Coogan.

UK, 7’11

‘Night Sounds’ (Jacob Stalhammar, 2011)

Night Sounds, Jacob Stalhammar, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012Everyone should be sleeping. But what’s that under the bed? Better take a look.

Sweden, 5’50

‘Zing’ (Kyra Buschor & Cynthia Collins, 2011)

Zing, Kyra Buschor, Cynthia Collins, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012Day in, day out, Mr. Grimm is busy with his job as the Reaper, harvesting people’s lives. One day, his monotonous existence is interrupted by the doorbell. It’s a little girl. She wants her cat back.

Germany, 8’00

‘I Saw Mice burying a Cat’ (Dmitry Geller, 2011)

I Saw Mice burying a Cat, Dmitry Geller, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012Romance, farce, thriller and tragedy.

China, 5’30