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LIAF: Schedule

LIAF 2017: International Competition Programme 8 – Animated Documentaries + Q&A (15)

December 5, 2017
8:30 pm
The Unforgiven Moment, Laurie Harris, Salvador Maldonado, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

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 feature a loving look at the subversive comic genius of Joe Orton, a funny but cautionary story about the dangers of playing football alongside the more harrowing subjects of ...

LIAF 2017: Special programme – Female Figures + Q&A (15)

December 6, 2017
6:30 pm
Toutes Nuancées (All Their Shades), Chloé Alliez, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Female Figures presents a selection of shorts featuring complex and compelling female characters, their dreams, frustrations, and dark desires. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion about on screen representation, the problematic depiction of women as passive objects of desire, and the rising tide of empowered female perspectives, as demonstrated by the remarkable ...

LIAF 2017: Abstract Art in Motion: The Best of the Punto Y Raya Festival + Q&A with organisers Noel Palazzo & Ana Santos (15)

December 6, 2017
9:00 pm
letters.EHO, Aga Jarząb, Maciek Bączyk, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Based in Barcelona but screening all around the world, The Punto Y Raya Festival has been called “the most abstract festival in the world’ with its explorations into experimental narrative in animation and live cinema through the use of pure form, colour, motion and sound. Since its first festival in 2007, Punto Y Raya’s aim ...

LIAF 2017: Best of the Next Programme 1

December 7, 2017
7:00 pm
In your Hands, Delphine Delannoy, Lisa Baillon, Tsu-Ning Lai, Atiyyah Lallmahomed, Gwenaël Renaud, Daphné Westelynck, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Selected from 60 graduate showreels and almost 30 countries this is a look at the best student work and first professional films from all around the world - the first step on the animation ladder for these talented filmmakers, and the first time their wild and wonderful imaginations have been unleashed. Best of the Next Programme ...

LIAF 2017: Best of the Next Programme 2

December 7, 2017
9:00 pm
Woman in Love, Lea Krawczyk, LIAF, London INternational Animation Festival

Selected from 60 graduate showreels and almost 30 countries this is a look at the best student work and first professional films from all around the world – the first step on the animation ladder for these talented filmmakers, and the first time their wild and wonderful imaginations have been unleashed. Best of the Next Programme ...

LIAF 2017: Fine Film – Painting on Moving Canvas (a talk by Noel Palazzo & Ana Santos organisers of the Punto Y Raya Festival, Barcelona)

December 8, 2017
7:00 pm
Punto y Raya Festival, LIAF, London International Animation Festival

Based in Barcelona but screening all around the world, The Punto Y Raya Festival has been called “the most abstract festival in the world’ with its explorations into experimental narrative in animation and live cinema through the use of pure form, colour, motion and sound. Since its first festival in 2007, Punto Y Raya’s aim has been ...