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French Animation Film Festival

When:

Fri May 25 2018, 7:00pm–10:00pm
Sat May 26 2018, 10:00am–10:00pm
Sun May 27 2018, 10:00am–10:00pm

Where: Alliance Francaise Theatre, 1 Sarkies Road, Newton, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • Members: $13.00
  • Non-members: $15.00
  • Additional fees may apply

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The 7th French Animation Film festival returns with movies that will please the entire family, kids and grown-ups alike! Apart from Singapore film premieres, the festival also features Q&A with film director and editor, Oscar-nominated short movie & workshops & much more.

One of the key highlights of the French Animation Film Festival include Zombillénium which was premiered as the opening movie of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and was nominated for a César. Alexis Ducord & Benjamin Massoubre, respectively film director and editor of Zombillénium will share all the secrets of making the movie in a Q&A following the screening. They will also conduct a master class organised at the SIDM - Nanyang Polytechnic.

Zombillénium will be preceded by Garden Party, a graduation movie created by 6 students from MOPA School in Arles, France. After they released it in 2016, it was nominated for Best Animation Short Film at the Oscars in 2018.

The festival will continue with The Jungle Bunch a well-loved series with multiple awards telling the story of Gilbert, a penguin raised by a tiger, trying to save the forest. Other family entertainment includes Tall Tales, adapted from the very popular eponym book series will follow the adventures of Apollo the cricket & Mireille the bee, Emilie Jolie, a classic adapted from the very famous French musical and Ernest and Celestine will please children from 3 years old. Children don’t have to only watch animated movies, they can also make one during workshops conducted the same weekend!

Adults are not left aside with Mutafukaz, a Franco-Japanese collaboration directed by Shoujirou Nishimi and Guillaume Renard (also the writer) is a spectacular and creative animated film that is massively energetic and fun. What’s more? Join us for a free evening of short movies and get the opportunity to discover the vast diversity that animated films have to offer.

There is something for everyone at the 7th French Animation Film Festival!