London International Animation Festival: Amazing Animations 2 (1) Cert. U Picture house at FACT

  • Running time68 minutes

Animation, like childhood, can be full of wonder with the biggest pleasures being the simplest ones.

This programme strips away all the soft-sell toy ads and the over-the-top blockbuster-style special effects and just delivers up a programme of wonderful films full of simple joys.
These films are suitable for children of all ages but are specifically aimed at 5-10 year-olds.
Curated by the London International Animation Festival (

A Different Perspective
Director: Chris O’Hara
Ireland, 1’55
A visit from an alien life form results in a change of perspective in more ways than one.

The Sparrow who kept his word
Director: Dmitry Geller
Russia, 6’40
An honest little sparrow braves the cold, wind and rain in order to hold true to his noble and kindhearted promise.

Director: Juan Pablo Zaramella
Argentina, 6’20
In a world controlled and timed by light, an ordinary man has a plan that could change the natural order of things.

Director: Richard Phelan
UK, 8’00
An over-ambitious beaver goes too far when he gets the chance to realise his ultimate dream.

Director: Corinne Ladeinde
UK, 6’45
7 Year-old Ernesto feels left out when he realises he is the only kid in school with a full set of milk teeth.

At The Opera
Director: Juan Pablo Zaramella
Argentina, 1’00
A very moving night at the opera.

Director: Reinis Petersons
Latvia, 10’00
A bear works as an acrobat-motorcyclist in a travelling circus but yearns for the forest where his true happiness seems to dwell at night.

Director: Mark Nute,
UK, 7’11
A young boy has an unusual orifice in the middle of his head. Narrated by Steve Coogan.

Night Sounds
Director: Jacob Stalhammar
Sweden, 5’50
Everyone should be sleeping. But what’s that under the bed? Better take a look.

I Saw Mice Burying A Cat
Director: Dmitry Geller
China, 5’30
Romance, farce, thriller and tragedy.

Dog Walking Ground
Director: Leonid Schmelkov
Russia, 8’00
An automated pooper-scooper observes the habits of dog walkers and their dogs.

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