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LIAF presents: 10 Horror Animations at Short Film City Hull

October 28, 2015
7:00 pm

In this special programme curated to celebrate our 10th anniversary, we’ll be showcasing 10 of the very best horror films. This programme first screened at the LIAF in 2013 (and it sold out!) and we’re very proud to be collaborating with Short Film City Hull in association with Leeds Film, to bring it to the cinema-goers of Hull.

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The Cat With Hands (Robert Morgan, 2001)

The Cat With Hands, Robert Morgan, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe story of a cat who, legend has it, longs to be human.

UK, 4’00

Son of Satan (J.J. Villard, 2005)

Son of Satan, JJ Villard, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalMusic by Iggy Pop and Beethoven, story by Charles Bukowski – a raw, urgent punk scream against the pain of abuse, bullying and the cyclical nature of violence.

USA, 12’05 

Blanche Fraise (Frederick Tremblay, 2011)

Blanche Fraise, Frederick Tremblay, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalTwo rabbits are starving to death in this sinister fairy tale in a dying forest.

Canada, 16’45

Face (Hendrick Dusollier, 2007)

Face, Hendrick Dusollier, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA twisted, spectacular piece of grotesquery focusing on a face trapped in a dangerous prison of the mind.

France, 5’45 

Lonely Bones (Rosto, 2012)

Lonely Bones, Rosto, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA hallucinogenic film about a one-eyed man who escapes from a hotel room and steps into a forsaken world, where time and space melt together.

France, 10’00 

The Smaller Room (Nina Wehrle & Cristobal Leon, 2009)

The Smaller Room, Nina Wehrle, Cristobal Leon, LIAF, London International Animation Festival“In a room there is a box. In the box there is a forest. In the forest there is a lost child.”

Switzerland, 2’20 

The Backwater Gospel (Bo Mathorne, 2011)

The Backwater Gospel, Bo Mathorne, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalDeath stalks the prairie and has no favourites – neither true believers nor crazed hillbillies can hide.

Denmark, 9’30 

Chernokids (Marion Petegnief, Matthieu Bernadat, Nils Boussuge, Florence Ciuccoli & Clément Deltour, 2010)

Chernokids, Marion Petegnief, Matthieu Bernadat, Nils Boussuge, Florence Ciuccoli, Clément Deltour, LIAF, London International Animation Festival20 years on and not all is right with the kids who were caught up in the aftermath of Chernobyl. A few too many eyes, for a start.

France, 6’55 

The Wake (Pieter Coudyzer, 2013)

The Wake, Pieter Coudyzer, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe very creepy story of an introverted man, his wife who is in a coma due to an accident and their uneasy relationship.

Belgium, 20’15 

Dad’s Dead (Chris Shepherd, 2002)

Dad’s Dead, Chris Shepherd, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThrough a series of ghostly reminiscences a young man tries to piece together fragmented moments from the past, memories being triggered by admiration for his best friend Johnno.

UK, 6’40