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LIAF 2020: Marvellous Animation for 8-15 year-olds (PG) ONLINE

November 29, 2020
2:30 pm

These ten films from seven 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. They are films for the young but also the young at heart featuring several films that tug at the heart-strings and several others that will make you ponder some of life’s big questions.

Here you will meet charismatic characters and encounter amazing tales featuring playful flamingos, robots on Mars, a girl with two heads and the heartbreaking story of Archie and his Dog.

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Athleticus 2: Guide for the Blind (Nicolas Deveaux, France)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Athleticus 2: Guide for the Blind, Nicolas DeveauxTwo flamingos discover a colourful glove on a ski slope. What is this strange thing?

2019, 2min

Leaf (Aliona Baranova, Czech Republic)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Leaf, Aliona BaranovaThe big, gentle sailor has everything under control. He checks tickets, shovels coal into the firebox and scrubs the deck – he even thinks to feed the fish in the sea.

2020, 6min

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Archie (Ainslie Henderson, UK)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Archie, Ainslie HendersonArchie is devastated to learn of the death of his aunt. He makes the long journey to the home she’s left him in the Outer Hebrides and a new day brings renewed hope for Archie and his dog.

2019, 4min

Black and White (Gerd Gockell & Jesús Pérez, Switzerland/Germany)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Black and White, Gerd Gockell, Jesús PérezA film about tolerance towards strangers. The black sheep is mobbed out of the herd, but only the courageous outsider can save the herd from great disaster.

2020, 5min

Matilda and the Spare Head (Ignas Meilunas, Lithuania)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Matilda and the Spare Head, Ignas MeilunasA girl wants to be the smartest person in the world. When all the things she’s learned can no longer fit in just one head, her mother buys her a backup one.

2020, 13min

One Stormy Night (Gil Alkabetz, Germany)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, One Stormy Night, Gil AlkabetzA quest for love featuring a fire in the fireplace and some lightning.

2019, 9min

Senses (Chloé Barbet, Thomas Caputo, Léonie Clément, Bruno Crapanzano, Manon Crouzet & Solene Gaudu, France)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Senses, Chloé Barbet, Thomas Caputo, Léonie Clément, Bruno Crapanzano, Manon Crouzet, Solene GauduColourful and soundless or noisy and black and white? Your choice!

2019, 6min

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Red Rover (Astrid Goldsmith, UK)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Red Rover, Astrid GoldsmithWhen a robotic rover starts drilling for signs of life on Mars, the race is on for one tiny rock-beast to save her native community from the invader from Earth.

2020, 13min

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Out There (Judit Orosz, Hungary)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Out There, Judit OroszWhile playing hide and seek, a little girl is wandering deeper and deeper into the garden until she finds herself at a distant place.

2019, 9min

Latitude du printemps (Sylvain Cuvillier, Chloé Bourdic, Théophile Coursimault, Noémie Halberstam, Maŷlis Mosny & Zijing Ye, France)

LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Latitude du printemps, Sylvain Cuvillier, Chloé Bourdic, Théophile Coursimault, Noémie Halberstam, Maŷlis Mosny, Zijing YeAn abandoned dog by the side of the road, a young astronaut wannabe and a professional cyclist and the connection between all three.

2020, 7min

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