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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF 2016: Marvellous Animations (PG)

December 4, 2016
3:00 pm
Spring Jam, Ned Wenlock, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Animation, like childhood, can be full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme carefully chosen for children of 8 and above strips away all the soft-sell toy ads and the over-the-top blockbuster-style special effects and delivers up a selection of wonderful films full of joy. Suitable for 8-15 year-olds and ...

LIAF 2016: International Competition Programme 3 – Looking For Answers (15)

December 4, 2016
5:00 pm
Blind Vaysha, Theodore Ushev, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. We’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,400 entries to put together a series of programmes that showcase the best 128 new films. Six ‘general’ International Competition Programmes, our ever popular Abstract Showcase and 
Long Shorts programmes, plus the British Showcase and Animated Documentaries. The films come in ...

LIAF 2016: Momotaro – Sacred Sailors (PG) FEATURE, ENGLISH PREMIERE & JAPAN’S FIRST ANIME FEATURE

December 4, 2016
7:00 pm
Momotaro - Sacred Sailors, Mitsuyo Seo, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Presumed lost until the mid-’80s, Momotaro resurfaced on VHS in Japan (and was only available in the West on rare bootlegs). Now freshly restored in a 4K scan of the original 35mm negatives, Mitsuyo Seo’s classic lives again - looking not a day older than when it screened in 1945. Momotaro remains - propagandistic material notwithstanding - a ...

LIAF 2015: International Competition Programme 4 – New Japanese Shorts – Beyond Anime (15)

December 4, 2016
9:00 pm
Don’t Tell Mom, Kawako Sabuki, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. We’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,400 entries to put together a series of programmes that showcase the best 128 new films. Six ‘general’ International Competition Programmes, our ever popular Abstract Showcase and 
Long Shorts programmes, plus the British Showcase and Animated Documentaries. The films come in ...