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LIAF presents: ‘A World of Wonder’ at Beckenham Family Film Festival, Beckenham

September 1, 2019
10:00 am

‘A World of Wonder’ – 15 short animated films from all around the world featuring lots of very cheeky animals and feisty children in a whole load of extraordinary adventures. Fun for all the family and especially perfect for 0-7 year-olds.

At Beckenham Place Mansion, Beckenham. Tickets will be available from Beckenham Place Mansion. Please check website for correct start time.

Flamingo (Julia Ocker, Germany)

Flamingo, Julia Ocker, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA cheeky muddy piglet is disturbing the flamingo‘s elegant hen party.

2018,  4min

Preschool poets: Supergirl (Henrique Barone, USA)

Preschool poets: Supergirl, Henrique Barone, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalSometimes I want to be a superhero. And sometimes I want to fly up high and through the clouds! And sometimes I would like to be Supergirl!

2018, 1min

Blueberry Hunt (Kateřina Karhánková & Alexandra Hetmerova, Czech Republic)

Blueberry Hunt, Kateřina Karhánková, Alexandra Hetmerova, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalTwo hungry bears with a craving for blueberry dumplings set out for the forest to look for berries.

2017, 7min

Night Moves (Falk Schuster, Germany)

Night Moves, Falk Schuster, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalDeep in the night when everyone is fast asleep, funny shapes and jolly beasts rumble though the bedroom.

2018, 4min

The Penguin who couldn’t Swim (Tom Rourke, UK)

The Penguin who couldn’t Swim, Tom Rourke, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA disabled penguin lives on a rocky island in the southern seas, where she feels isolated from the rest of her colony.

2018, 5min

Belly Flop (Jeremy Collins & Kelly Dillon, South Africa)

Belly Flop, Jeremy Collins, Kelly Dillon, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalPersistence pays off when an unashamed young girl learning to dive is unperturbed by a talented diver who steals the spotlight.

2018, 5min

Peacock (Julia Ocker, Germany)

Peacock, Julia Ocker, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe peacock is a big star onstage but his feathers want a fair share of the fame.

2018, 4min

Pointy (Amy Bruning, UK)

Pointy, Amy Bruning, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA strange pointy boy wants to fit in and have fun. Will he be accepted into this world that is so different from him? Or is he just too pointy?

2019, 5min

Workout (Joe Wood, UK)

Workout, Joe Wood, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA successful gym training session is all about maintaining a good rhythm.

2017, 2min

Preschool poets: Mr Grumpy, Mr Crumpy and Mr Bumpy (Ross Hogg, USA)

Preschool poets Mr Grumpy Mr Crumpy and Mr Bumpy, Ross Hogg, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalAlexa’s grandmother anchors her life. So when her grandmother falls ill, everything comes apart, including Alexa’s idea of how to be a girl.

2018, 1min

Dolls Letters (Natalia Gropfel, Russia)

Dolls Letters, Natalia Gropfel, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA little girl is inconsolable when she loses her favourite doll. A friendly postman comes up with an inventive way to help the girl get over her loss.

2016, 7min

The Yogi Walrus (Marohnda Bay, UK)

The Yogi Walrus, Marohnda Bay, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalEmi is a walrus who loves eating ice cream but every time she finishes a cone she wants more.

2018, 4min

Miles Away (Barbara Brunner, Switzerland)

Miles Away, Barbara Brunner, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalMiles is a little boy whose best friend is a tree. Together they venture on a road trip and enjoy a perfect summer day at the funfair.

2018, 3min

Fruits of Clouds (Kateřina Karhánková, Czech Republic)

Fruits of Clouds, Kateřina Karhánková, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalFurry’s friends are afraid of the scary woods, but he’s tired of doing nothing but waiting.

2017, 11min

Dachshund (Julia Ocker, Germany)

Dachshund, Julia Ocker, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalThe dachshund doesn‘t understand why his behind always has to wee.

2018, 4min