Marvellous Animation for 8–15 year-olds (PG*)

Part of LIAF 2017

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Animation, like childhood, can be full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones. This programme strips away all the over-the-top special effects to deliver films full of joy.

This programme is suitable for all ages but especially 8-15 year-olds.

Heads Together

Three friends exchange heads by accident and are forced to adapt to each other's life.

Netherlands 2017 Dir Job Joris and Marieke 21min

 

City and Heart

The frenetic chaos of the city, the beating heart of a poet.

France 2016 Dir Anne-Sophie Raimond 3min

 

Two Trams

Klick and Tram are two city trams that leave their bus depot every morning.

Russia 2017 Dir Svetlana Andrianova 10min

 

Shock Therapy

Jim is afraid of everything. To cure himself, he decides to invite all his phobias to his home but it’s not a good idea.

UK 2017 Dir Bali Engel and Matthieu Landour 7min

 

Hedgehog’s Home

A hedgehog lives in a lush forest, respected and envied by the other animals. But one day a quartet of insatiable beasts spark a tense and prickly standoff.

Canada/Croatia 2016 Dir Eva Cvijanović 10min

 

When I Worry About Things - Annabel’s Story

Annabel has OCD and nervous tics after a period of upheaval, but ultimately she learns to cope with her depression.

UK 2017 Dir Andy Glynne, Liam O’Connor 5min

 

Merlot

In a blue fairytale forest a grumpy granny loses a bottle of wine.

Italy 2016 Dir Giulia Martinelli, Marta Gennari 6min

 

The Shrapnel

A soldier, wounded at war, returns home to his mother.

Russia 2016 Dir Dmitry Ivanov 4min

 

Deep Beneath The Earth

The only thing young Lucy likes is gaming on her Ipad. But when she loses it in the woods she is determined to get it back.

UK 2017 Dir Kim Noce and Shaun Clark 3min

 

Link

Two characters are linked by their hair, influencing each other by every move they make.

Germany 2017 Dir Robert Loebel 7min

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