This annual collection of short films for those aged eight and above is always a mix of animation styles and content that promises something for everyone. At times madcap, at other times very serious, there is no predicting where we will travel next. This year we have stories from Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands and more than a couple from France but each brings an element of the universal – even to those of us who have never been stuck on a runaway tram in Lisbon...
There are tales of characters that are forced to journey to strange new worlds in search of fresh starts in life, and one about a dog that is left to fend for itself and instead finds a whole new family. We learn the truth about dinosaur extinction (allegedly) and what happens to Matilda when her head is so full of knowledge her mother has to find her a spare one.
And there are a couple of stories that remind us how important big screen entertainment has become to us, and how a smartphone sometimes just won’t do!
Only one of the film uses any dialogue, and that one comes with handy subtitles for those of us who don’t speak Lithuanian.
Part of the Discovery Film Festival.
To book call 01324 506 850
Various countries 2019-20 / 55m / Age 8+
Dialogue free or (in one film) Lithuanian with English subtitles
Advisory: gunslinging, dinosaur extinction, boiled heads, dog deconstruction (and reassembly), runaway tram carnage, slapstick cartoon violence
Themes: Refugee issues, fitting in, accepting outsiders, making new friends, learning styles, filmmaking, T. Rex’s physical limitations
Online Resources: discoveryfilmfestival.org.uk/resources
Create an account to save upcoming events and classes, and get recommendations tailored for you.
Already have an account? Log in
Enter your basic account information below. You'll use this to sign-in in future and on different devices.
Let us know your interests to get started on recommendations, and receive our top picks via email. Email preferences can be tailored in your account dashboard.
Please sign-in to see your saved events and recommendations.
No account? No problem! Get started
Please enter your email address and password.
has been added to your preferences.
has been removed off your preferences.
This is your basket area and allows you to add film, event and theater bookings and then checkout and pay all in one place.
Welcome - simply create your account today.
Great - simply browse through our range of items and add them to your basket.
No problem! If you've already registered with us, simply enter your email address and we'll email you a brand new one.
Once you've pressed, "SEND PASSWORD" check your email, copy and paste the details the next time you sign in.