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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF presents: Kids Club Special at Picturehouse Cinemas

September 26, 2014
10:00 am
My Mum is an Aeroplane, Yulia Aronova, LIAF, London International Animation Festival, Picturehouse, Kids Club

We're back at Picturehouse cinemas throughout the UK with another spectacular selection of short animated films from around the world, especially curated by LIAF for Kids' Club. They’ll make you laugh, they’ll make you think. Definitely not to be missed and don't forget to vote for your favourites! These films are suitable for children of all ...

LIAF 2014 Opening Night Gala Screening: McLaren’s Influences (15)

October 24, 2014
6:20 pm
Norman McLaren

Help us celebrate the opening of LIAF 2014 with a cracking selection of highlights from right across the festival programme. We’ll take some of the hottest films from competition, mix them with some gems from the specially curated programmes and give you a chance to meet some festival guests. This is the essential LIAF show bag to whet your ...

LIAF 2014 UK Premiere Feature: Rocks in my Pockets (Signe Baumane, Latvia/US) (15)

October 24, 2014
9:00 pm
Rocks in my Pockets, Signe Baumane, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Latvia, the late 1920’s. Anna, a young woman, pretty and educated, falls in love with an adventurous entrepreneur, 30 years her senior. But with marriage comes great jealousy, and the entrepreneur hides Anna away in the forest, far from other men, where she bears him eight children. The Great Depression hits them hard. Then Latvia ...

LIAF 2014 Barbican Framed Film Club: Amazing Animations 0-7 years + Drop-in Animation Workshop (U)

October 25, 2014
10:00 am
Revolution, Jess Deacon, Helen Friel, Chris Turner, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Animation, like childhood, can be just full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme carefully chosen for our littlest and most special audience strips away all the soft-sell toy ads and the over-the-top blockbuster-style special effects and delivers up a programme of wonderful films full of simple joys. Suitable for ...

LIAF 2014 Flipbook Workshop

October 25, 2014
1:00 pm
LIAF Flipbook Challenge, London International Animation Festival

If you’ve not made a flipbook before, or if you’d like to find out a little more about this particular form of micro-animation, then pop along to our Flipbook Challenge Workshops. Flipbook expert Elizabeth Hobbs will share her expertise in the form of tips, tricks and demonstrations, then guide you as you embark upon creating ...

LIAF 2014 3 Days in Paris – New (15)

October 25, 2014
2:00 pm
A Quoi Ca Sert L

3 Days, 24 studios, a LOTTA coffee, a pile of films = TWO big programmes. Festival Co-Director Malcolm Turner, armed only with a tourist map and a fistful of Metro tickets, hit the streets in a mad dash to visit as many Parisian production and distribution studios as possible in just 3 days. Paris New explores ...