Like childhood, animation is full of wonder and simple pleasures. This carefully chosen programme for our littlest and most special audience delivers a programme of wonderful films, full of joy. There’ll be talking animals, seriously fun adventures, and tales that spark all those little imaginations. Adults are allowed in if they have permission from their kids. Suitable for all the family but especially 0-7 year-olds.
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Rain or Shine (Felix Massie, UK)
Ella is keen to show off her swishy new sunglasses, only to be dogged by a persistent raincloud whenever she puts them on.
The Little Seed (Chaitane Conversat, Switzerland)
Bat Time (Elena Walf, Germany)
The problem with being a bat is that everybody else is asleep when you want to come out and play.
Lili Has A Guest (Siri Melchoir, Denmark/UK)
Lili is expecting a friend. Not just anyone – it’s her best friend, Molly!
Neighbourwood (Eddy Hohf, Flynne Grosse-Bley & Patrik Knittel, Germany)
An ambitious owl’s scientific endeavours are disrupted by a pesky woodpecker.
Some Thing (Elena Walf, Germany)
Is it really that bad to have something strange inside of you?
I Am Not a Mouse (Evgenia Golubeva, UK)
Every time Lucy is called “Mouse” by her mum, she turns into a real mouse! What is Lucy going to do?
Cats and Dogs (Jesús Pérez & Gerd Gockell, Switzerland/Germany)
An argument between a cat and a dog escalates into an emergency. Thankfully, the animator intervenes to save the day.
Greedy Germ (Fang Yu Hsu & Cheng Hao Chen, Taiwan)
In a tiny world seen through a microscope, a group of friendly and timid citizens live together happily.
The Teeny Weeny Fox (Aline Quertain & Sylwia Szkiladz, France)
Hey Deer (Ors Barczy, Hungary
An adorable, cocoa-drinking deer is eager to tidy up the front of his house.
Junction (Nathan Jurevicius, Lithuania/Canada/Australia)
The Face Changers have always made the clay tokens that control the winds and alter their faces. But it’s time for a special journey.
Eagle Blue (Will Rose, UK)
Eagle Blue lives high on a mountaintop above a sleepy town below.