Animation Festival - Fête du cinéma d'animation
Date: 14 Oct 2020 12:00am - 31 Oct 11:45pm (GMT+08:00) Hong Kong
Library, Jordan Centre & Online platform
October 14th - 31st
Films In French with English subtitles
Let's immerse ourselves in the universe of animation: AF will bring to you 2 Ciné-clubs and limited free streaming in October.
The 19th edition of the Animation Festival - Fête du cinéma d'animation - will take place from 14th to 31st October 2020. For almost two decades, the festival organized by the Association Française du Cinéma d'Animation has endeavored to promote the diversity of animated cinema, with its numerous films and filmmakers. The event takes place each year simultaneously in hundreds of cities in France, and in the cultural network abroad.
AFHK, as participant of the Festival, will bring to our members 2 Ciné-clubs and a limited free streaming service during the month.
Ciné-clubs : Click posters for more information and register for FREE.
7th October 2020 - 7pm : Avril et le monde truqué (April and the Extraordinary World)
28th October 2020 - 7pm : Les Hirondelles de Kaboul (The Swallows of Kabul)
Free Online Streaming :
To accommodate the current situation, the Festival together with Institut Français will bring to the publics of AF a selection of films available on online streaming. FREE of charge and with no registration required, 2 feature animation films and 11 short films are available to you all from 14th to 31st October.
How to watch ?
Just head to the following website: https://ifcinema.institutfrancais.com/fr/streaming/animation
(The site will be online on the 14th)
Film Selection :
Adama, directed by Simon Rouby, 2015, 85 min
It is 1916. Twelve-year-old Adama lives in a remote village in Western Africa. Beyond the cliffs, the World of Breaths can be found, where the Nassaras reign. One night, Samba, his older brother, disappears. Defying the laws of the elders, Adama decides to set out to find him. With the unwavering determination of a child becoming a man, he launches into a quest that will take him beyond the seas, to the North, to the front lines of World War One.
Gus, Petit oiseau, grand Voyage, directed by Christian de Vita, 2014, 90 min
When about to set off on the great migration, Darius, the oldest member and leader of the flock, is injured. He must confide all his secrets
and the new itinerary to the first bird that comes along. And this bird... is our hero, thrilled by the idea of discovering the world at
last... but not all a migratory one!
Tales of Africa - 6 animation shorts made in different African countries:
Jeux, imagination et petites bêtises – 5 animation shorts without dialogues for children aged 3-6:
(For the Ciné-clubs, please register in the corresponding event page; you do not need to register here for the streaming service.)