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LIAF presents: ‘Stunning Shorts’ at Barbican (U) Cinema On Demand

August 7, 2020 9:00 amtoSeptember 6, 2020 11:00 pm

These seven short animated films have been especially selected from the archives of the London International Animation Festival and are some of the most loved films we have screened for children over the years. Every member of the family will love these films but they have been specifically chosen for 0-7 year-olds.

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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

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

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.

2018, 12min

Monsters Don’t Exist (Ilaria Angelini, Luca Barberis Organista, & Nicola Bernardi, Italy)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Monsters Don't Exist, Ilaria Angelini, Luca Barberis Organista, Nicola BernardiTwo longtime rivals engage in an epic battle for monster supremacy.

2018, 3min

Tallyho Pancake (Kai Pannen, Germany)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Tally Ho Pancake! Kai PannenMr Bumble’s pancake flies out of the window and escapes. Soon the pancake is followed by the whole forest.

2009, 7min

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.

2017, 11min

Queen Bum (Maja Gehrig, Switzerland)

Queen Bum, Maja Gehrig, LIAF, London International Animation FestivalA Dad and his little girl make up goodnight stories about strange Queen Po.

2015, 11min