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London International Animation Festival: Amazing Animations (U*)

Family Film Club

seven animated birds stand next to each other looking up

LIAF return with an amazing programme for young film fans. 


Twelve short animated films from all around the world featuring lots of very cheeky animals and feisty children in a whole load of extraordinary adventures. Especially perfect for 0-7 year-olds.

Tagged with: Cinema family film club

Dir Various Runtime approximately 70 min
Recommended age 4+

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.


Animanimals collection – Anglerfish
The little anglerfish needs to sleep but the deep ocean is full of threatening creatures. 
Germany 2018 Dir Julia Ocker 4 min

In the midst of a searing heatwave two little children find a way to cool everyone down.
UK 2019 Dir Fokion Xenos 7 min

A newly built house transitions through joy, love, chaos, anger, and abandonment through the people that live inside.
US 2018 Dir Gabrielle Zarrella 4 min

Quirkistador - Brute Force
A team of explorers navigate the oceans in search of fame and fortune but they are plunged into wild and crazy adventures. 
Luxembourg 2018 Dir Laurent Witz 2 min

Teofrastus the cat lives happily at a train station but her contentedness is short-lived when she is taken to the big city and gets lost on the streets.
Estonia 2018 Dir Sergei Kibus 16 min

Animanimals collection – Crab
This cheeky crab keeps pinching everything that comes into his sight.
Germany 2018 Dir Julia Ocker 4 min

A boy and girl fight for painting space, both refusing to give in until the mess they create goes out of control.
Singapore 2018 Dir Raymond Limantara Sutisna 4 min

Fox and Hare: Birthday
It’s Hare’s birthday and Fox really wants to surprise her with a party.
Netherlands 2018 Dir Mascha Halberstad & Tom van Gestel 11 min

Somewhere Else
Being outdoors is great. So many places to explore and so many amazing things to see.
US 2019 Dir Alisha Liu 2 min

Partridge in a Bear Tree
Winter is approaching and everyone is getting ready for a nice long sleep – the little Partridge can’t contain her excitement. What could possibly go wrong?
UK 2018 Dir Adam Bailey 6 min

Dragon Recipes
A young witch attempts to conjure up a fierce, fire-breathing dragon. 
Cyprus 2019 Dir Maria Pavlou 7 min

Animanimals collection – Giraffe
A short giraffe wants to eat some leaves from the trees, but it can‘t reach them and the big giraffes won‘t share.
Germany 2018 Dir Julia Ocker 4 min

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