Films in Family
Films for the young... and young at heart.
Dir-Scr Mamoru Hosoda | Japan
LFF favourite Mamoru Hosoda’s (The Boy and the Beast, Wolf Children) rapturous and fantastical take on childhood is an animation of great beauty and insight.
Read more about Mirai
Dir Ted Kjellsson | Sweden
This wonderful Swedish sci-fi family drama unfolds on a huge spaceship that hosts just two human passengers… and an otherworldly lifeform.
Read more about Alone in Space
Dir-Scr Michel Ocelot | France-Belgium-Germany
The great master of French animation, Michel Ocelot, returns to the Festival with his exquisite tale set in Paris during the Belle Epoque.
Read more about Dilili in Paris
Dir Mark Deeble, Victoria Stone | UK-Kenya
Shot over eight years, this stunning documentary tells the story of Athena, the Elephant Queen, who leads her family across Africa when drought hits their region.
Read more about The Elephant Queen
Dir Linda Hambäck | Sweden
It’s the ultimate mash-up, as Nordic Noir meets family animation, when Gordon and Paddy join forces to solve the case of the missing nuts.
Read more about Gordon & Paddy
Dir Juan Antin | France-Luxembourg-Canada
Juan Antin’s authentic animated tale, about a Peruvian village during the time of the Incas, is the latest from Ernest and Celestine producer Didier Brunner.
Read more about Pachamama
Short films programme
This eclectic, exciting and colourful selection of short animated films comes from all corners of the globe. Included are the first two theatrical short films from Dreamworks Animation Studios. English language and subtitles.
Read more about Animated Shorts for Younger Audiences