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LIAF - Amazing Animations (U*)

Family Film Club in the Foyers

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A bird talks to a whale in the sea, animation

Like childhood, animation is full of wonder and simple pleasures. London International Animation Festival takes us on a mind-bending ride with 13 of the best, most recent short animated films.

This beautiful programme is full of visually dazzling joy from all around the world, including patchwork penguins, an escaped Lynx, birds and whales, witches and babies – and much more besides!

Event running time approximately 75 min 

Age recommendation: 4+ 

All children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults must be accompanied by a child.  

Booking is essential and you can book in groups of up to 6 people but you must be from the same household and/or social bubble. Each booking is allocated a 4-seater sofa and floor area, socially distanced from other groups. Hand sanitiser points are located throughout the building.

We ask you to bring your own pillows and blankets for sitting on the floor.

All audience members over 12 years old are required to wear a mask for the whole event (apart from when eating and/or drinking) and we request that people respect social distancing at all times.

Important info

Booking is essential and you can book in groups of up to 6 people. Each booking is allocated a floor area, socially distanced from other groups. Hand sanitiser points are located throughout the building. 

There is limited furniture available, so we ask you to bring your own pillows and blankets to be seated on the floor. 

All audience members over 12 years old are required to wear a mask for the whole event (apart from when eating and/or drinking) and we request that people respect social distancing at all times. 

Programme

Patchwork Penguin
Patchwork Penguin has a problem: he wants to run fast, but he doesn´t know how! Will the Patchwork Pals find a way to help him?
Germany 2019 Dir Angela Steffen 4min

A lynx in the Town
A curious lynx, leaves the forest behind to go to the city, much to the amazement of the inhabitants.
France, Switzerland 2019 Dir Nina Bisyarina 7min

The Witch and the Baby
An ageing witch needs a baby for a spell to make her young again. But when she brings home an infant princess things don't go to plan.
UK/Russia 2020 Dir Evgenia Golubeva 5min

The Little Bird and the Bees
It is springtime and high up in its tree, the little bird looks after the first flowers on the maple tree. 
Switzerland 2020 Dir Lena von Döhren 4min

The Pit
A desolate cosmic landscape and a procession of strange, extraterrestrial creatures are excavating a pit.
Czech Republic 2019 Dir Markéta Kubátová Smolíková 9min

Patchwork Spider
Patchwork Spider has a problem: he wants to play music on his net, but the music sounds bad! Will the Patchwork Pals find a way to help him?
Germany 2019 Dir Angela Steffen 4min

The Bird and the Whale
A young whale is struggling to find his voice. After straying too far from his family he discovers a caged songbird. Together they struggle to survive lost at sea.
Ireland 2019 Dir Carol Freeman 7min

Warm Star
A bird that keeps order in the sky accidentally drops a star during cleaning. And on the earth, children find her.
Russia 2020  Dir: Anna Kuzina  4min

Firmament
On a planet surrounded by clouds, two little robots dream about seeing the sky.
France 2019  Dir Adrien Fraysse, Anthony Feuillet, Johanne Baron, Laura Lévêque, Philip Gouillon, Thomas Delariviere 6min

How much does the cloud weigh?
A scientist is so concerned with observing the clouds that he fails to notice their beauty.
Russia 2019 Dir Nina Bisyarina 5min

Tobi and the Turbobus
You fly with no seat! That's the rule in the Turbobus. To get one is a hard job for a young wolf on his turbo-journey to find real friendship.
Germany 2019 Dir Verena Fels 7min

Patchwork Clam
Patchwork Clam has a problem: she can´t play because she´s far too shy! Will the Patchwork Pals find a way to make her come out of her shell?
Germany 2019 Dir Angela Steffen 4min

Truffles
Nothing else tastes like truffles – everything you make with them tastes like nothing you ever tried. You just have to find them first.
Czech Republic 2019 Dir Katerina Karhankova, Alexandra Majova 7min

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