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World Animation & Shorts 1

Approximate running time: 90'
Features interactive activities conducted in Cantonese

 

Counting Sheep

France, Belgium | 2015 | Colour | 6'50"
Director: Frits Standaert
In French with Chinese and English subtitles
 
Best Short Film Made for Children, Ottawa International Animation Festival 2015

A little boy can't get to sleep. He calls his father who is reading the newspaper downstairs in the living room. To get out of reading him yet another story, he tells his son to try counting sheep. The boy does as he is told but soon finds himself with a dozen sheep around his bed.
Counting Sheep

 

 

 

Lili Has A Guest

Denmark, UK | 2015 | Colour | 3'32"
Director: Siri Melchior
In English with Chinese and English subtitles
 
Lili is dressing up, because she has a special visitor today. It's her very best friend. They love each other.
Lili Has A Guest

 

 

 

Captain Fish

France | 2014 | Colour | 7'20"
Director: John Banana
In French with Chinese and English subtitles
 
Youth Award and Special Mention by Jury of Music Award, the Festival of Animated Film of Paris 2014

What happens when a little girl decides to save the food she refused to eat?
Captain Fish

 

 

 

Lune

France | 2014 | Colour | 6'16"
Directors: Toma Leroux, Patrick Delage
No dialogue
 
Best Animation Award, Festival du Film Merveilleux et Imaginaire 2015

At night, a sleepy town, a deserted kitchen, a microwave turns, a bottle is warming up, a hungry baby is babbling. Who is going to feed her?
Lune

 

 

 

The Elephant and the Bicycle

France | 2014 | Colour | 9'
Director: Olesya Shchukina
No dialogue
 
Best Film for Children, Bradford Animation Festival 2014

An elephant lives in a town among people and works as a street cleaner. One day, he sees a big billboard advertising a bicycle. He has to get this bicycle whatever it costs him.
The Elephant and the Bicycle

 

 

 

The Little Hedgehog

France, Belgium | 2014 | Colour | 4'54"
Director: Marjorie Caup
In French with Chinese and English subtitles
 
A little hedgehog finds a magnificent apple in the woods. He rolls it behind a rock where he can enjoy it at his leisure. But there are some uninvited guests at the feast...
The Little Hedgehog

 

 

 

The Tie

Belgium | 2014 | Colour | 8'39"
Director: An Vrombaut
No dialogue
 
Special Mention (Children's Jury), Generation KPlus, Berlin International Film Festival 2015

On a barren planet roams a small giraffe who is ignored by the taller giraffes. Then the small giraffe meets a giraffe with a very long neck, wearing a very long tie…
The Tie

 

 

 

Rita and Crocodile – Zoo

Denmark | 2013 | Colour | 5'
Director: Siri Melchior
In Danish with Chinese and English subtitles
 
Rita and Crocodile are going to the zoo. Crocodile has to wear a disguise, otherwise the zookeeper might see him. But Crocodile really wants to see his relatives anyhow.
Rita and Crocodile – Zoo

 

 

 

Papa Cloudy's Restaurant

USA | 2013 | Colour | 5'51"
Director: Akiko McQuerrey
In English with Chinese and English subtitles
 
Best Animation Short, Seattle Children's Film Festival 2015

Trouble starts for Papa Cloudy when an octopus escapes from his kitchen and scares the customers in his seaside restaurant. When the little octopus sings a sweet song about overfishing, she inspires Papa Cloudy to add new sustainable dishes made with love to his menu.

Acknowledgement: Akiko McQuerrey
Papa Cloudy's Restaurant

 

 

 

Papa Cloudy

USA | 2012 | Colour | 5'
Director: Akiko McQuerrey
In English with Chinese and English subtitles
 
People bring their hearts to Papa Cloudy's laundromat when they are heartbroken. Papa Cloudy tries to find a friend in the sea. He then got a job, to rain in the desert.

Acknowledgement: Akiko McQuerrey
Papa Cloudy

 

 

 

Altitude Alto

Indonesia, Malaysia | 2012 | Colour | 5'24"
Director: Aditya Prabaswara
In English with Chinese and English subtitles
 
The 3rd Place (regional award in Malaysia), TBS DigiCon6 Asia Awards 2011

Enter the adventurous mind of six-year-old Alto as he takes flight against his nemeses, a full course of vegetable air force.

Acknowledgement: Aditya Prabaswara
Altitude Alto

 

 
 

Interactive activities:

Kwan Chung-yeung, Ken
Kwan Chung-yeung, Ken
A professional scriptwriter, director and actor of children's drama for more than ten years.
 

Age Recommendation: Best for ages 3 or above

Date Time Location
24/7/2016 (Sun) 3:00pm Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum
31/7/2016 (Sun) 2:00pm Cinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
7/8/2016 (Sun) 3:00pm Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum
13/8/2016 (Sat) 3:00pm Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum
 

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