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LIAF 2018: Marvellous Animation for 8-15 year-olds (PG)

December 2, 2018
2:00 pm

These twelve films from ten different countries have been chosen especially for children aged 8 and upwards – but adults are allowed in as long as you are accompanied by a child.

Here you will meet charismatic characters and encounter amazing tales such as the man who’s job it is to make sure each new day starts on time, a Japanese boy Jiro who unexpectedly catches cat flu, a troupe of snails performing incredible aerial choreography and how you should never take gravity for granted.

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Heroes (Juan Pablo Zaramella, Argentina)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Heroes, Juan Pablo ZaramellaGlory is at our fingertips!

2018, 3min

1 metre/heure (Nicolas Deveaux, France)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 1 metre/heure, Nicolas DeveauxAt an airport, on the wing of an airplane, before our eyes, a troupe of snails performs a magnificent choreographed dance.

2018, 9min

Pearfall (Leonid Schmelkov, Estonia)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Pearfall, Leonid SchmelkovBeware of pearfall. It happens suddenly so you have to be prepared.

2017, 3min

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The Hunt (Alexey Alekseev, France)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, The Hunt, Alexey AlekseevThe disappointment of a harmless hunter and his compatriot – a rabbit.

2017, 6min

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Kuap (Nils Hedinger, Switzerland)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Kuap, Nils HedingerA tadpole somehow misses out on becoming a frog and is left behind, alone. A little story about growing up.

2018, 8min

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Rules of Play (Merlin Flugel, Germany)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Rules of Play, Merlin FlugelA group of tired playground visitors meet at night for a last contest.

2018, 8min

Vivat Musketeers! (Anton Dyakov, Russia)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Vivat Musketeers!, Anton DyakovThe world is on the verge of abyss and there is no hope until the musketeers arrive. Long live the musketeers!

2017, 5min

Cat Days (Jon Frickey, Germany/Japan)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Cat Days, Jon FrickeyJiro, a little boy, feels sick. His father takes him to the doctor. She diagnoses a harmless condition, but it shakes the core of the boy’s identity.

2018, 11min

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Mind Games (Jiaqi Yan, USA)

LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe adventures of a wandering mind.

2018, 2min

Flipped (Hend Esmat & Lamiaa Diab, UK)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Flipped, Hend Esmat, Lamiaa DiabThe absurdity of a world where the roles of kids and adults are switched.

2018, 5min

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The Theory of Sunset (Roman Sokolov, Russia)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, The Theory of Sunset, Roman SokolovDeep at night, a dedicated cyclist traverses the wintry forest. The challenge: make sure this new day gets off to a fresh and timely start.

2017, 9min

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Herman Brown is Feeling Down (Dan Castro, UK)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Herman Brown is Feeling Down, Dan CastroHerman’s quiet, colourful world is suddenly interrupted by something loud and stressy.

2018, 6min