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LIAF: Schedule

Children’s Animation Programme (7-12 year-olds) (U)

October 28, 2012
12:00 pm
At the Opera, Juan Pablo Zaramella, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

Animation, like childhood, can be just full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme strips away all the soft-sell toy ads and the over-the-top blockbuster-style special effects and just delivers up a programme of wonderful films full of simple joys. Book tickets 'A Different Perspective' (Chris O’Hara, 2012) A visit from an alien ...

Animated Documentaries + Q&A (15)

October 28, 2012
2:00 pm
Father, Moritz Mayerhofer, Asparuh Petrov, Rositsa Raleva, Veljko Popović, Dim Yagodin, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

Persuasive, illustrative and able to get over abstract details in attractive and compelling ways, animation is the perfect tool to document someone’s vision of the truth. These films – a selection of stylish and compelling short documentaries contain beautifully realised sequences and some of the most stunning animation in the festival. After the screening there will ...

International Programme 9: Abstract Showcase (15)

October 28, 2012
4:00 pm
Sensology, Michel Gagne, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

A collection of in-competition, recently released films focusing entirely on abstract and experimental animation. Outstanding examples of non-narrative, highly imaginative cinematic art and some of the most intriguing, challenging and rewarding films in competition. Book tickets 'AE' (Marcin Gizycki, 2011) A simply brilliant tribute to Abstract Expressionism utilising coloured water painted on vanishing image paper. A play of ...

International Programme 5 (15)

October 28, 2012
6:00 pm
Moxie, Stephen Irwin, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

The best of recently released short animated films from all over the world, carefully chosen from 2000-plus entries. They come in from every corner, they use every technique, they can be funny, dramatic, eye-popping, subdued, documentary or autobiographical. The one thing they have in common is that we think they’re the pick of the crop. ...

‘Alois Nebel’ (15)

October 28, 2012
8:15 pm
Alois Nebel, Tomáš Lunák, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, 2012

Director Tomáš Lunák will be a special guest at the screening to introduce the film and take part in a Q and A. Special thanks to Yume Pictures Book tickets 'Alois Nebel' (Tomáš Lunák, 2011) Inspired by classic film noir and rendered in mesmerising black-and-white rotoscope, this dark-hearted Czech film traces the haunted memories and mysterious visions of a ...