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LIAF 2014 Barbican Events


LIAF 2014 Barbican programmes are here! You can book your tickets online now for the 11th rendition of our annual 10-day animation extravaganza. We’ll also have lots more programmes at The Horse Hospital and Rio Cinema and details for those will be released very, very soon. So in the meantime, below you’ll find a quick overview of all our Barbican-bound programmes… click on through the links to find out the full details, to take a look at stills from the films, some trailers and for links to get your tickets!

Fri 24 Oct 18:20 Opening Night Gala Screening: McLaren’s Influences (15)
21:00 UK Premiere Feature: Rocks in my Pockets (Signe Baumane, Latvia/US) (15)
Sat 25 Oct 10:00 Barbican Framed Film Club: Amazing Animations 0-7 years + Drop-in Animation Workshop (U)

13:00 Flipbook Workshop
14:00 3 Days in Paris – New (15)
15:30 Flipbook Workshop
16:00 Steven Woloshen Retrospective + Q&A
19:00 International Competition Programme 1: Inside the Mind (15)
21:00 UK Premiere Feature: The Boy and the World (Ale Abreu, Brazil) (15)
Sun 26 Oct 10:00 Scratch, Crackle & Pop! Hands-on Animation Workshop with Steven Woloshen

11:00 Marvellous Animations 7-15 years (PG)
14:00 3 Days in Paris – Historical (15)
16:00 Animated Documentaries (15)
19:00 International Competition Programme 2: From Absurd to Zany (15)
21:00 International Competition Programme 3: Being Human (15)
Mon 27 Oct 19:00 International Competition Programme 4: Looking for Answers (15)
21:00 Abstract Showcase (15)
Tue 28 Oct 19:00 International Competition Programme 5: Into the Dark (15)
21:00 International Competition Programme 6: Below the Surface (15)
Wed 29 Oct 19:00 New Estonian Animation + Q&A (15)
21:00 International Competition Programme 7: Long Shorts
Thu 30 Oct 19:00 British Showcase (15)
21:00 Andreas Hykade Retrospective + Q & A
Fri 31 Oct 10:30 Animation Industry Event: Middlesex University Presentation FREE ADMISSION
12:30 Animation Industry Event: Breaking into Animating for Television FREE ADMISSION
15:30 Animation Industry Event: Arts University Bournemouth Presentation FREE ADMISSION
Sat 1 Nov 10:30 Animation Industry Event: Kim Noce & Shaun Clark of Mewlab Presentation FREE ADMISSION
11:00 Barbican Framed Film Club: Tom and the Slice of Bread with Strawberry Jam and Honey + Intro by Andreas Hykade (U)
12:00 Animation Industry Event: Ülo Pikkov and Priit Tender present The Surrealist Roots of Estonian Animation
14:00 Animation Industry Event: Andreas Hykade Animation Masterclass – How to make an Animated Film
16:30 Animation Industry Event: Max Hattler – How to Make a Living Abstractly Animating Outside the Commercial Sphere
Sun 2 Nov 14:00 Closing Gala – Best of the Fest (15)

16:00 Closing Gala – Best of the Fest Repeat (15)