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LIAF 2018: What’s On

LIAF, London International Animation FestivalLIAF 2018 is on it’s way! Tickets are available to book now. We have programmes at the Barbican, LIAF regular venue The Horse Hospital, as well as the wonderful Close-Up Film Centre. Below you’ll find an overview of all our programmes… click on the links to discover synopses, stills and some trailers from LIAF 2018.

Fri 30 Nov 18:30 Opening Night Gala + Q&A with Will Anderson & Ainslie Henderson – The Playful Worlds of Scotland’s Most Dynamic Animated Duo (15)
20:45 British Showcase + Filmmakers Introduction (15)
Sat 1 Dec 11:00 Amazing Animations for 0-7 year olds (U)
14:00 Abstract Showcase (15)
17:00 The Wolf House FEATURE (15)
19:00 International Competition Progamme 1:From Absurd to Zany (15)
20:45 International Competition Programme 2: Animated Documentaries 1 +Q&A (15)
Sun 2 Dec 14:00 Marvellous Animations for 8-15 year olds (PG)
17:00 Animated Documentaries – Truth, Lies, Love and Sex/The Films of Jonathan Hodgson + Q&A (15)
19:00 International Competition Programme 3: Being Human (15)
21:00 International Competition Programme 4: Playing with Emotion (15)
Mon 3 Dec 18:30 International Competition Programme 5: Long Shorts (15)

21:00 International Competition Programme 6: Animated Documentaries 2 (15)
Tue 4 Dec 18:30 Special Programme: Aftermath + Q&A (15)
21:00 International Competition Programme 7: Into the Dark (15)
Wed 5 Dec 18:30 Special Programme: Female Figures + Q&A (15)
21:00 International Competition Programme 8: Looking for Answers (15)
Thu 6 Dec 19:30 Best of the Next: Programme 1
21:00 Best of the Next: Programme 2
Fri 7 Dec 19:30 The Mad, Bad Anthropomorphic World of Chintis Lundgren + Q&A
21:00 Estonian Animation: A Centenary Celebration
Sat 8 Dec 18:30 Edge of Frame & Close-Up present: The Films of Jodie Mack: Programme 1 – Posthaste Perennial Patterns + Q&A
19:30 Music Video Session
20:00 Edge of Frame & Close-Up present: The Films of Jodie Mack: Programme 2 – The Grand Bizarre FEATURE + Q&A
21:00 Late Night Bizarre (18)
Sun 9 Dec 16:00 Closing Gala: Best of the Fest (15)
18:00 Edge of Frame presents: Material Fragments
18:00 Closing Gala: Best of the Fest REPEAT (15)