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LIAF presents: World of Wonder (U*)

Family Film Club

animated peacock in a theatre

Featuring bite-sized animated stories from all over the world

The London International Animation Festival presents: ‘A World of Wonder’ – 15 short animated films from all around the world featuring lots of very cheeky animals and feisty children in a whole load of extraordinary adventures. Come and celebrate these fantastical films with us at the Barbican Family Film Club.

This superlative selection of short films is a lovely opportunity to introduce our youngest audience to the wonders of animation and the big screen experience.

Plus, join us for an animation workshop at 10am with Artist John Harmer inspired by LIAF shorts programme. Open to all children with their families and it's free, so just drop in!

Tagged with: Cinema family film club

Total running time 67 min

For children of all ages but perfect for 0-7 year-olds

Adults can only come if they’re bringing a child, and children can only come along if accompanied by an adult. If you’re over 18, we’re afraid being a ‘big kid’ doesn’t count.

A cheeky muddy piglet is disturbing the flamingo‘s elegant hen party.
Germany 2018 Dir Julia Ocker 4min

Preschool poets: Supergirl
Sometimes I want to be a superhero. And sometimes I want to fly up high and through the clouds! And sometimes I would like to be Supergirl!
USA 2018 Dir Henrique Barone 1min

Blueberry Hunt
Two hungry bears with a craving for blueberry dumplings set out for the forest to look for berries.
Czech Republic 2017 Dir Kateřina Karhánková, Alexandra Hetmerova 7min

Night Moves
Deep in the night when everyone is fast asleep, funny shapes and jolly beasts rumble though the bedroom. 
Germany 2018 Dir Falk Schuster 4min

The Penguin who couldn’t Swim
The story of a penguin who lives on a rocky island in the southern seas.
UK 2018 Dir Tom Rourke 5min

Belly Flop
Persistence pays off when an unashamed young girl learning to dive is unperturbed by a talented diver who steals the spotlight.
South Africa 2018 Dir Jeremy Collins & Kelly Dillon 5min

The peacock is a big star onstage but his feathers want a fair share of the fame.
Germany 2018 Dir Julia Ocker 4min

A strange pointy boy wants to fit in and have fun. Will he be accepted into this world that is so different from him? Or is he just too pointy? 
UK 2019 Dir Amy Bruning 5min

A successful gym training session is all about maintaining a good rhythm.
UK 2017 Dir Joe Wood 2min

Preschool poets: Mr Grumpy, Mr Crumpy and Mr Bumpy
Alexa’s grandmother anchors her life. So when her grandmother falls ill, everything comes apart, including Alexa’s idea of how to be a girl. 
USA 2018 Dir Ross Hogg 1min

Dolls Letters
A little girl is inconsolable when she loses her favourite doll. A friendly postman comes up with an inventive way to help the girl get over her loss.
Russia 2016 Dir Natalia Gropfel 7min

The Yogi Walrus
Emi is a walrus who loves eating ice cream but every time she finishes a cone she wants more. 
UK 2018 Dir Marohnda Bay 4min

Miles Away
Miles is a little boy whose best friend is a tree. Together they venture on a road trip and enjoy a perfect summer day at the funfair.
Switzerland 2018 Dir Barbara Brunner 3min

Fruits of Clouds
Furry's friends are afraid of the scary woods, but he's tired of doing nothing but waiting.
Czech Republic 2017 Dir Kateřina Karhánková 11min

The dachshund doesn‘t understand why his behind always has to wee.
Germany 2018 Dir: Julia Ocker 4min

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