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LIAF presents: The Best Animated Shorts of 2018 for Children 8-15 years at Broadway Cinema, Nottingham

May 4, 2019
11:00 am

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. These twelve films from nine different countries have been chosen especially for children aged 8 and upwards.

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 and how you should never take gravity for granted.

At Broadway Cinema, Nottingham. Tickets will be available from Broadway Cinema. Please check Broadway Cinema for correct start time.

Heroes (Juan Pablo Zaramella, Argentina)

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

2018, 3min

Tend (Tom Judd & Ed Barrett, UK)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Tend, Tom Judd, Ed BarrettA father and daughter live peacefully in the forest until one day their familiar routine begins to fall apart.

2018, 8min

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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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

Coucouleurs (Oana Lacroix, Switzerland)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Coucouleurs, Oana LacroixIn a large forest inhabited by single-coloured birds, everyone has found their place on a tree. But what happens when a bird has two colours?

2018, 7min