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International Competition Programme 1: From Absurd to Zany (15*)

London International Animation Festival 2018

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Eden part of LIAF's From Absurd to Zany

This programme ‘From Absurd to Zany’ celebrates some of the funniest, weirdest and eye-poppingly nutty films that were entered this year.

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 117 new films from every corner of the world.

This programme includes the latest films from Oscar winners David Fine and Alison Snowden (Animal Behaviour) and Juan Pablo Zaramella (Heroes) whose films have won more than 500 awards around the world. Here you will encounter a bunch of weirdos going nuts in an art museum, flying germs, sinister cloaked men, neutralist rabbits who live underground, five animals discussing their inner angst in a group therapy session and several more bizarre and lovable characters and stories.


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