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LIAF presents: Discovery Family Film Club at Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee

May 20, 2017
1:00 pm

This screening is suitable for children of all ages but is specifically aimed at 4-12 year-olds.

The following programme has been created by kids, for kids. Every two months, throughout 2016, we have screened a new programme of animated short films, the best films from all around the world, at cinemas UK-wide to our wildly enthusiastic childrens’ audiences. After the screenings the children were asked to vote for their favourite films. We’ve counted the votes – and these films are what YOU told us were your favourites throughout the year.

There’ll be talking animals, seriously fun adventures and tales that spark all those little imaginations. Animation is the most imaginative and engaging of all art forms and is the perfect platform to enthral and inspire the wide-open imaginations of kids. This programme – carefully selected with our youngest audience in mind – is always popular – and not a toy ad in sight.

Tickets will be available for purchase from Dundee Contemporary Arts

Queen Bum (Maja Gehrig, Switzerland)

Queen Bum, Maja Gehrig, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA Dad and his little girl make up goodnight stories about strange Queen Po.

2015, 11’00

Electric Soul (Joni Mannisto, Finland)

Electric Soul, Joni Mannisto, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAn exquisitely confected circuit board boogie.

2013, 4’45

Bear and Bird (Dan and Jason, USA)

Bear and Bird, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalTwo best friends – a laid back brown bear who just wants to take it easy and an overly excited bird who’s one cup of coffee away from a nervous breakdown.

2015, 4’40

Catch It (Paul Bar, Marion Demaret, Nadege Forner, Pierre-Baptiste Marty, Julien Robyn & Jordan Soler, France)

Catch It, Paul Bar, Marion Demaret, Nadège Forner, Pierre-Baptiste Marty, Julien Robyn, Jordan Soler, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, PicturehouseA group of meerkats, a lone vulture and some fruit.

2015, 5’20

Very Lonely Cock (Leonid Schmelkov, Russia)

Very Lonely Cock, Leonid Schmelkov, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalIt’s a hard day for the very lonely cock. Perhaps tomorrow it’ll be better. Who knows? Anyway, it can’t get any worse. Or can it?

2015, 6’00

Fulfilament (Rhiannon Evans, UK)

Fulfilament, Rhiannon Evans, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, PicturehouseA small thought adventures through the brain, looking for a place to belong.

2015, 7’35

Slaves of the Rave (William Garratt, UK)

Slaves of the Rave, William Garratt, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, PicturehouseHilarious – how an audience reacts to different types of music.

2014, 2’40

The Short Story of a Fox and a Mouse (Juliette Jourdan, Camille Chaix, Kevin Roger, Hugo Jean & Marie Pillier, France)

The Short Story of a Fox and a Mouse, Juliette Jourdan, Camille Chaix, Kevin Roger, Hugo Jean, Marie Pillier, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, PicturehouseA lonesome fox hunts a mouse. When two owls interfere with the hunt, their relationship evolves.

2015, 6’15

With Different Eyes (Francois Chalet & Michelle Ettlin, Switzerland)

With Different Eyes, Francois Chalet, Michelle Ettlin, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA trip around the world on a wooden train set.

2015, 4’10

I Am Not A Mouse (Evegenia Golubeva, UK)

I Am Not a Mouse, Evgenia Golubeva, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalEvery time Lucy is called “Mouse” by her mum, she turns into a real mouse! What is Lucy going to do?

2016, 2’00

Some Thing (Elena Walf, Germany)

Some Thing, Elena Walf, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalIs it really that bad to have something strange inside of you?

2016, 5’50

Lili Has A Guest (Siri Melchoir, UK/Denmark)

Lili Has a Guest, Siri Melchoir, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalLili is expecting a friend. Not just anyone – it’s her best friend, Molly!

2015, 3’30