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Short Film City Hull presents Best of London International Animation Festival

London International Animation Festival (LIAF) proudly showcases the whole spectrum of creative animation, showing that animation is for everyone. These 12 films are a fantastic snapshot of the type of work being produced by animators from all around the world and proving that animation can be the most entertaining, intelligent and provocative art forms. Here you’ll find comedy, horror, animated documentaries, abstract works and everything in-between.

The programme includes foreign-language films with English subtitles.

Best of London Animation Festival Programme

Elizabeth Hobbs | UK | 1min
A celebration of Amy Johnson’s record-breaking solo flight from London to Australia in 1930 created with an Underwood 315 typewriter.

Happy End
Jan Saska | Czech Republic | 6min
A black comedy about death with a happy ending featuring hunters, a tractor driver, a disco boy and a corpse.

Trial and Error
Alexander Isert & Antje Heyn | Germany | 6min
An account of a lost shirt button, perfectionist aunts, busy cats, startled parrots – and a long-lost friend.

He & Sea
Kris Genijn & Pieter Vanluffelen | Belgium | 9min
A man, born of the sea is in search of his origins. The closer he gets to his goal, the more he loses of himself.

Private Parts
Anna Ginsburg | UK | 4min
Shedding some light on the lack of female pleasure in modern day society.

A Coat Made Dark
Jack O’Shea | Ireland | 9min
Navigating a twilight world with few clear markers, a man follows the orders of a dog to wear a mysterious coat with impossible pockets.

How Long, Not Long
Uri and Michelle Kranot | Denmark | 6min
Xenophobia, nationalism and intolerance are a daily occurrence. The world is divided among warring creeds and cultures, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

The Bald Future
Paul Cabon | France | 6min
Being a bald man sucks. Knowing you’ll become one is even worse.

Once Upon a Line
Alicja Jasina | Poland | 7min
Stunning! A man lives a boring life until he meets somebody and his world turns upside down.

It’s a Date
Zachary Zezima | USA | 7min
The worst blind date since ‘When Harry Met Sally’.

Broken: The Women’s Prison
Volker Schlecht and Alexander Lahl | Germany | 7min
Extraordinary and poignant depiction of the lives of women in an East German jail forced to make consumer goods for sale in the West.

The Sparrow’s Flight
Tom Schroeder | USA | 14 min
Beautiful and moving – the director’s final collaboration with his late friend Dave Herr, who died of a brain tumour. Animating Dave’s designs to form an experimental piece, this is a fitting and personal expression of friendship.

The Short Film City Hull programme showcases the best of short films from around the world. They know that short film is not always the first thing that comes to mind for a night out so to encourage you to give this under appreciated format a try they run these nights on a pay-what-you-want basis. The recommended price is £4 but you can choose whatever you feel is right.




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