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LIAF 2017: Best of the Next Programme 2

December 7, 2017
9:00 pm

Selected from 60 graduate showreels and almost 30 countries this is a look at the best student work and first professional films from all around the world – the first step on the animation ladder for these talented filmmakers, and the first time their wild and wonderful imaginations have been unleashed. Best of the Next Programme 1 screens just before this one at 7pm. You can buy tickets for both screenings for just £12 + booking fee.

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Brow on the Windowpanes like those who keep Vigil on Sorrow (Clelia Nguyen, France)

Brow on the Windowpanes like those who keep Vigil on Sorrow, Clelia Nguyen, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe expectation of otherness can lead to self-doubt.

3min, 2017

You Rise the Water Unfolds (Robin Vouters, France)

You Rise the Water Unfolds, Robin Vouters, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAn ode to women in sensations and in dreams.

3min, 2017

Fish (Arthur Sotto, France)

Fish, Arthur Sotto, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA geometric and poetic evocation of water in all its forms.

3min, 2017

Even When We Sleep (Camille Monnier, France)

Even When We Sleep, Camille Monnier, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe warm and knowing daily life of an old woman and her cat.

3min, 2017

Liberty (Jon Boutin, France)

Liberty, Jon Boutin, LIAF, London International Animation Festival“And for the want of a word, I renew my life, for I was born to know you, to name you. Liberty.”

3min, 2017

The Curve of Your Eyes Encircles My Heart (Nicolas Rolland, France)

The Curve of Your Eyes Encircles My Heart, Nicolas Rolland, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe first love of a little boy during summer camp.

3min, 2017

The Cat (Johanna Huck, France)

The Cat, Johanna Huck, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA man, a cat. Which one will tame the other?

3min, 2017

Woman in Love (Lea Krawczyk, France)

Woman in Love, Lea Krawczyk, LIAF, London INternational Animation FestivalA sumptuous poem about love – vibrating with sweetness and fragility.

3min, 2017

Lively Air (Pierre Grillere, France)

Lively Air, Pierre Grillere, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA parable on the path of love.

3min, 2017

Poilus (Guillaume Auberval, Léa Dozoul, Simon Gomez, Timothé Hek, Hugo Lagrange, Antoine Laroye & David Lashcari, France)

Poilus, Guillaume Auberval, Léa Dozoul, Simon Gomez, Timothé Hek, Hugo Lagrange, Antoine Laroye, David Lashcari, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalIn the French trenches calm reigns but a whistling signal is given and the attack begins.

5min, 2016

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The Moment (Karis Oh, USA)

The Moment, Karis Oh, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAn artist gets to learn the importance of things unseen as she gets to draw a strangers’ portrait.

2min, 2016

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20 (Chu-Ying Chiang & Hsin Lo, Taiwan)

20, Chu-Yin Chu, Hsin Lo, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalWe are all hedgehogs and inseparable from lust.

6min, 2016

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Another Space (Hsiao-Chieh Tung, Taiwan)

Another Space, Hsiao-Chieh Tung, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA girl, her goldfish and the search for truth.

4min, 2016

Chilli (Martina Mikusova, Slovakia)

image-on-its-wayPassion and aggression are primal instincts that sit rooted in all of us.

8min, 2017

Flying Putzi (Ido Behar, Israel)

Flying Putzi, Ido Behar, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalPutzi wants to rise above his handicap to fly in the sky with his only friend Pepi, a turkey.

6min, 2016

Kastaars (Jasmine Elsen, Belgium)

Kastaars, Jasmine Elsen, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalSeeing and being seen, hiding in your own world.

6min, 2016

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Limites (Giulia Landi, Italy/France)

image-on-its-wayA girl, tired of her urban routine, decides to follow her dream of an alternative life in the mountains

6min, 2016

Penelope (Heta Jaalinoja, Estonia)

Penelope, Heta Jaalinoja, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe doorbell rings. Penelope wakes up. But everything’s a mess.

4min, 2016

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We Are the Immigrants (Catalina Matamoros Puerto, USA)

We Are the Immigrants, Catalina Matamoros, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA poetic portrayal of the hardships experienced by a small group of immigrants as they attempt to cross the border illegally.

6min, 2016