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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF 2017: Framed Film Club: Amazing Animations for 0-7 year-olds (U)

December 2, 2017
11:00 am
Island, Max Mortl, Robert Loebel, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Like childhood, animation is full of wonder and simple pleasures. This carefully chosen programme for our littlest and most special audience contains 15 wonderful short films, full of joy. There’ll be talking animals, seriously fun adventures and tales to spark those little imaginations. Adults are allowed in if they have permission from their kids. Suitable ...

LIAF 2017: Abstract Showcase (15)

December 2, 2017
2:00 pm
4JM, Alexander Dupuis, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Our annual survey of abstract and experimental animation. Animators working in this field employ every technique from hand-drawn ‘musical scores’ all the way across the scale to high definition, computer assisted image making. These films share a pure love of animated movement and an artist’s eye for filling the screen, harnessing colour and creating non-narrative ...

LIAF 2017: International Competition Programme 1 – From Absurd to Zany (15)

December 2, 2017
5:00 pm
Cop Dog, Bill Plympton, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. We’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,600 entries to put together a series of screenings that showcase the best 126 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 2017: International Competition Programme 2 – Being Human (15)

December 2, 2017
7:00 pm
A Festive Wind, Marjolaine Perreten, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

The backbone of the whole LIAF mission. We’ve emerged from under the pile of 2,600 entries to put together a series of screenings that showcase the best 126 new films across 10 competitive programmes. This programme examines some big life moments including a moving look at the last inhabitants of a dying village pondering the fate ...

LIAF 2017: Edge of Frame – You, Me, Them

December 2, 2017
7:30 pm
Bus Stop, Andrea Gomez, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Following the sell-out success of our partnership with Edge of Frame during LIAF 2016, we're returning with three curated programmes of work at the intersection of animation, experimental film and artists’ moving image. Specially curated by Edwin Rostron - the London-based Artist, Animator, Writer, Curator, Editor of Edge of Frame blog and Festival Juror this trio of programmes seeks ...

LIAF 2017: Cleopatra (18) FEATURE

December 2, 2017
9:00 pm
Cleopatra, Osamu Tezuka, Eiichi Yamamoto, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Cleopatra is a very much unknown Japanese anime from 1970 made by “The Godfather of Manga” Osamu Tezuka along with director Eiichi Yamamoto. It has never been released in the UK. Cleopatra was a part of a series of adult anime films called Animerama, made at Osamu Tezuka’s Mushi Production animation studio from the late ...