LIAF returns to the Barbican’s Framed Film Club with a special book-themed edition.
Tickets will be available for purchase from the Barbican
Roberto the Insect Architect (Galen Fott & Jerry Hunt, USA)
Roberto isn’t like the other termites – he likes to build with wood, not eat it. And so, he sets off for the big city to pursue his dream of becoming an architect.
The Lost Thing (Shaun Tan & Andrew Ruhemann, Australia)
A boy discovers a bizarre looking creature while collecting bottle tops at the beach. It’s the lost thing – but who owns it? Based on the award-winning book by author and illustrator Shaun Tan.
The Librarian from the Black Lagoon (Galen Fott, USA)
Hubie’s class is going to visit the library for the first time, and rumour has it, the library is a dark dungeon of rules and misery.
Max’s Words (Galen Fott & Jerry Hunt, USA)
When his brothers won’t share their collections of stamps and coins, Max starts a collection of his own, made up of words.
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore (William Joyce & Brandon Oldenburg, USA)
Inspired in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, “Morris Lessmore” is a story of people who devote their lives to books and books who return the favour.
Best Animated Short Academy Award Winner
Tally Ho Pancake (Kai Pannen, Germany)
Mr Bumble’s pancake flies out of the window and escapes. Soon the pancake is followed by the whole forest.