Family Film Club: Amazing Animations for 0-7 year-olds (U*)
London International Animation Festival
A carefully chosen programme for our littlest audience with a selection of wonderful shorts from around the world.
Like childhood, animation is full of wonder and simple pleasures. This carefully chosen programme for our littlest and most special audience contains 14 of the best, most recent wonderful short animated films, full of joy, from all around the world. There’ll be talking animals, seriously fun adventures and wondrous tales to spark those little imaginations.
This programme contains several cheeky, loveable humans and animals in all sorts of mad, lively adventures.Rabbits in the snow, spiders and witches having fun with webs and spells, a heartfelt bond between two sisters and the joy that a merry-go-round brings to the children in the village. All of this and more.
Running time: 70 mins
Adults can only come if they’re bringing a child, and children can only come along if accompanied by an adult.
£1.50 booking fee per online/phone transaction.
No fee when tickets are booked in person.
Booking fees are per transaction and not per ticket. If your booking contains several events the highest booking fee will apply. The booking fee may be reduced on certain events. Members do not pay booking fees.
Hilarious things can happen when sleep catches up with you.
UK 2022 Dir: Rich Webber 1 min
Spin and Ella
A fairy and a spider having fun weaving designs with sticky thread and a magic wand.
Belgium 2023 Dir: An Vrombaut 7 min
The tiger is supposed to perform a daring circus trick but he's too scared to go through with it.
Germany 2022 Dir: Julia Ocker 4 min
The Sound Collector - Float Your Boat
When the Sound Collector travels in his boat on the stream, things get a little out of hand - and so does his ukulele playing!
UK 2023 Dir: Chris Tichborne 5 min
A shoal of herrings, adopting fantastic formations, roams the vast ocean. When seagulls suddenly attack, one small herring finds itself stranded in a tidal pool.
Switzerland 2023 Dir: Eva Rust, Lena Von Döhren 9 min
To Be Sisters
To be sisters is about sharing a special bond and laughing together. To be sisters is to be propelled by love. But these particular sisters share an extra something a bit different.
France 2022 Dir: Anne-Sophie Gousset 7 min
When it’s time to sleep and we close our eyes, what do we see when we enter the realm of dreams?
Germany 2023 Dir: Sonja Rohleder 3 min
The heartfelt story of the beloved Argentinian merry-go-round operators who have dedicated their lives to providing fun and happiness to children and their neighbourhoods.
Argentina, Canada, USA 2022 Dir: Augusto Schillaci 10 min
When a sunflower like no other decides to buck convention, they discover a whole new perspective.
France, Russia 2023 Dir: Natalia Chernysheva 4 min
Kids in Winter
During winter an unexpected snowstorm is a huge challenge for a group of plucky rabbits as they struggle to get back home.
China 2022 Dir: Maing Caochong 3 min
Explore your Feelings with Art
Sometimes feelings are tricky!
UK 2023 Dir: Jenny Wright 3 min
The Tiger at the Zoo
A tiger-obsessed little boy goes to the zoo on a class field trip, only to discover that the tiger is off exhibit. His imagination soon transforms his disappointing day into an unforgettable one — for everyone.
Canada 2023 Dir: Matthew Kalinauskas 4 min
The search for a tap-dancing shoe leaves a building topsy-turvy.
Netherlands 2022 Dir: Quita Felix 6 min
The Patchwork Pals have a problem: Squirrel is collecting all the nuts, but only for himself! Will they find a way to make him share?
Germany 2022 Dir: Julia Ocker 4 min
Barbican Cinema 2 & 3 are located on Beech Street, a short walk from the Barbican’s Silk Street entrance. From Silk Street, you’ll see a zebra crossing that will take you across the road to the venue.
The Barbican is widely accessible by bus, tube, train and by foot or bicycle. Plan your journey and find more route information in ‘Your Visit’ or book your car parking space in advance.
Cinemas 2 & 3 are located at Beech Street, a short walk from the Barbican Centre’s main Silk Street entrance. There are a couple of steep, dropped kerbs and an incline to negotiate between the two sites. Level access from Beech Street.
Each auditorium has three permanent wheelchair spaces (two in the third row and one in the front row) and 153 fixed seats with capacity for a further three spaces in the front row. Access to each auditorium is up a ramp. There are also a number of seats with step-free access.
Assistance dogs may be taken into the cinema – please tell us when booking to ensure your seat has enough space. If you prefer, you may leave your dog with a member of the foyer staff during the performance.
An infrared system for hard of hearing customers is provided in each auditorium; headsets or neck loops can be collected from foyer staff. The ticket desk counter is fitted with an induction loop.
For more access information, please visit our Accessibility section.