LIAF is back at the Barbican Framed Film Club with another spectacular selection of short animated films from around the world. These films are suitable for children of all ages but especially 0-7 year-olds.
Travel with us and discover 10 magical, animated tales from Hungary, China, Latvia, Russia, Switzerland, France and the Netherland.
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Hugo Bumfeldt (Eva Katinka Bognar, Hungary)
Hugo is an alien boy living on a tiny far-away planet. One day he gets his first pet as a present – it’s a real scuba diver taken from Earth.
Go to the City Ele (Wenyu Li, China)
A little pig goes off to live in the Metropolis but he finds that a smalltown pig isn’t always welcome among the elephants that live in ‘City ELE’.
Worm (Nils Skapans, Latvia)
In a damp, gloomy city a worm aspires to a better life. He dreams of a carefree existence in the warm sun – but will he make this happen?
Spider Web or the Gossamer (Natalia Chernysheva, Russia)
A mutual friendship is weaved when a small spider finds inspiration in a woman’s knitting patterns.
The Fox Who Could Play the Violin (Natalya Nilova, Russia)
The fox can play the violin really well – and the other woodland animals start to take notice.
Hu Lulu Honglonglong, Hua Lala (Lei Lei, China)
A small village is disrupted by heavy rain which threatens to disrupt the people’s peaceful lives.
The Clowns Dream (Jesus Perez, Switzerland)
In the circus the clown swings alone on the trapeze until one day he finds a companion.
Habitat (Marcel Barelli, Switzerland)
Habitat: 1) Way in which Man organises the place he lives 2) Housing 3) Place or environment where a plant or animal lives.
Autumn (Helene Letourneur, France)
Autumn is in a hurry to paint her colours on the world. But there isn’t much time – winter is on the way.
Scrambled (Bastiaan Schravendeel, Netherlands)
When 19-year-old Esra misses her train and kills time playing a flashy game on her smartphone, a vintage Rubik’s Cube challenges her attention.