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LIAF presents: Astonishing Adventure Shorts, Framed Film Club, Barbican

June 16, 2018
11:00 am

LIAF is back at the Barbican Framed Film Club with another spectacular selection of short animated films from around the world. These films are suitable for children of all ages but especially 0-7 year-olds.

Travel with us and discover 10 magical, animated tales from Hungary, China, Latvia, Russia, Switzerland, France and the Netherland.

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Hugo Bumfeldt (Eva Katinka Bognar, Hungary)

Hugo Bumfeldt, Katinka Bognar, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalHugo is an alien boy living on a tiny far-away planet. One day he gets his first pet as a present – it’s a real scuba diver taken from Earth.

12 mins

Go to the City Ele (Wenyu Li, China)

Go To The City Ele, Wenyu Li, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA little pig goes off to live in the Metropolis but he finds that a smalltown pig isn’t always welcome among the elephants that live in ‘City ELE’.

9 mins

Worm (Nils Skapans, Latvia)

Worm, Nils Skapans, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalIn a damp, gloomy city a worm aspires to a better life. He dreams of a carefree existence in the warm sun – but will he make this happen?

6 mins

Spider Web or the Gossamer (Natalia Chernysheva, Russia)

Spider Web or The Gossamer, Natalia Chernysheva, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA mutual friendship is weaved when a small spider finds inspiration in a woman’s knitting patterns.

4 mins

The Fox Who Could Play the Violin (Natalya Nilova, Russia)

The Fox Who Could Play the Violin, Natalya Nilova, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe fox can play the violin really well – and the other woodland animals start to take notice.

11 mins

Hu Lulu Honglonglong, Hua Lala (Lei Lei, China)

Hu Lulu Hong longlong Hua lala, Lei Lei, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA small village is disrupted by heavy rain which threatens to disrupt the people’s peaceful lives.

6 mins

The Clowns Dream (Jesus Perez, Switzerland)

The Clowns Dream, Jesus Perez, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalIn the circus the clown swings alone on the trapeze until one day he finds a companion.

8 mins

Habitat (Marcel Barelli, Switzerland)

Habitat, Marcel Barelli, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalHabitat: 1) Way in which Man organises the place he lives 2) Housing 3) Place or environment where a plant or animal lives.

2 mins

Autumn (Helene Letourneur, France)

 Autumn, Helene Letourneur, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAutumn is in a hurry to paint her colours on the world. But there isn’t much time – winter is on the way.

3 mins

Scrambled (Bastiaan Schravendeel, Netherlands)

 Scrambled, Bastiaan Schravendeel, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalWhen 19-year-old Esra misses her train and kills time playing a flashy game on her smartphone, a vintage Rubik’s Cube challenges her attention.

6 mins