We’re back at Picturehouse cinemas throughout the UK with another spectacular selection of short animated films from around the world, especially curated by LIAF for Kids’ Club. They’ll make you laugh, they’ll make you think. Definitely not to be missed and don’t forget to vote for your favourites! These films are suitable for children of all ages but are specifically aimed at 5-10 year-olds.
Please check your local Picturehouse for correct start times.
Tickets for this screening will be available for purchase from Picturehouse
Ain’t No Fish (Miki Cash & Tom Gasek, UK/USA)
A Hoagy Carmichael song performed by singing seals in the Arctic. An environmental message about the protection of our oceans.
Dwarf Giant (Fabienne Giezendanner, Switzerland/France)
According to tradition, Petite Neige, a young Inuit, needs to capture a low flying bird in order to pass into the world of grown-ups.
Sticks and Stones (Isaac King, Canada)
A boy is exploring his world, mediated by technology and social media. Are we a part of nature, or outside it? It appears that everything is connected.
Anatoles Little Saucepan (Eric Montchaud, France)
The charming story of a boy called Anatole who is always dragging his red saucepan behind him.
Bear Story (Gabriel Osorio, Chile)
An old bear goes out every day to a busy street corner. Through a tin marionette theatre that he made himself, the bear tells us his life story.
Big Block Sing Song – Hair (Warren Brown & Adam Goddard, Canada)
There are lots of ways to do your hair. This funny song tells you how.
Vol Au Vent (Isabel Bouttens, Belgium)
A boy tries to keep a paper plane up in the air as long as possible. Carried by the wind, and despite some emergency landings, the plane takes us along through the four seasons.
Second Hand (Isaac King, Canada)
The term “second hand” refers to the ticking hand on a clock; it also describes re-used items. Would you rather save time? Or save stuff?
Caterpillar and Hen (Michela Donini & Katya Rinaldi, Italy)
A caterpillar and a hen are best friends. They both know that the time to part has come.
1234 (Shiro Ichige, Japan)
In dreams anything can happen. In this dream anything and everything does. A blast of fun and colour.