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LIAF 2016: International Competition Programme 7 – Long Shorts (15)

December 6, 2016
9:00 pm

Some films just need extra time to develop their themes, grow and draw us more comprehensively into their worlds. This competition programme is dedicated to showcasing the best of these longer films.

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The Sparrow’s Flight (Tom Schroeder, USA)

The Sparrow's Flight, Tom Schroeder, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalBeautiful and moving – the director’s final collaboration with his late friend Dave Herr, who died of a brain tumour. Animating Dave’s designs to form an experimental piece, this is a fitting and personal expression of friendship.

14’00, 2016

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Sunday Lunch (Celine Devaux, France)

Sunday Lunch, Celine Devaux, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe constantly shifting sands of the family Sunday lunch dynamic, cruelly exposing hairline fractures and smudging unspoken truths.

14’00, 2015

Planemo (Veljko Popovic, Croatia)

Planemo, Veljko Popovic, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalPlanemo is a solitary wanderer, a sentinel of the galaxy booted from its solar system by the chaos of planetary migration.

13’00, 2015

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Under Your Fingers (Marie-Christine Courtes, France)

Under Your Fingers, Marie-Christine Courtes, LIAF, London International Animation Festival The day of the cremation of her grandmother, Emilie, a young Asian girl, buries herself in her memories. Between dance, anger and traditional rituals, Emilie learns to accept her heritage.

13’00, 2015

Satie’s “Parade” (Koji Yamamura, Japan)

Satie's “Parade”, Koji Yamamura, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA playful and joyous take on masterful French composer Erik Satie’s essays on the music he composed for the 1916 ballet “Parade”.

14’00, 2016

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Before Love (Igor Kovyalov, Russia)

Before Love, Igor Kovyalov, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalEverybody is looking for love. But what is true love? A typically dramatic tale of human shortcomings from the acclaimed Russian filmmaker Igor Kovyalov.

19’00, 2016