Movies Around The World – Kids Editions

Movies Around The World – Kids Editions toke place on Sundays 24 and 30 May 2015 , The festival Du Film Merveilleux & Imaginaire travel to the heart of Kensington in London.

The festival offer to the children a re-programming of our best short films to the cinema Lumière of the French cultural institute of London. The Institut français is the French Agency of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs in charge of promoting French culture overseas and international cultural exchanges.

WHERE : Institut français du Royaume-Uni 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT
Contact 020 7871 3515 / [email protected]
WHEN: Sunday 24 – Saturday 30, 2015

More about it

ABOUT : ” Founded in 1910, the Institut français du Royaume-Uni comprises a language centre, a cinema (Ciné Lumière and Ciné Lumière II), a multi-media library (La Médiathèque), a children’s library (Bibliothèque Quentin Blake) and a café-restaurant, Café Tangerine, and welcomes 200,000 people each year. Ciné Lumière has established itself as one of London’s best independent cinemas.. With a particular emphasis on French, European and World cinema, its programme combines new releases, repertory screenings, previews and exclusive on-stage events attended by directors and actors. Building upon the success of Ciné Lumière, the Institut français opened a second screen in 2019, Ciné Lumière II, to further expand its programme.”

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Lila Directed by Carlos Lascano

Synopsis : Lila is the character of a short film that somehow completes a sort of aesthetic trilogy I have started in 2008 with “A short love story in Stop Motion and then followed in 2011 with “A shadow of blue”

Watch Lila

A Shadow of Blue directed by Carlos Lascano

Synopsis : A touching story in which fantasy and reality merge to make dreams come true. How determining can reality be, and how can fantasy unleash an unexpected freedom? Can a fragile world of lights and shadows show us more than a silhouette drawn against the sunlight? A mixed-technique animated short film, by Director Carlos Lascano

Watch A shadow of Blue :

A Short Love Story directed by Carlos Lascano

Synopsis : A couple of pencil-outlined birds escape from a little girl´s drawing, leading us through the life she dreams of.

Watch A short love story

Premier Automne directed by Aude Danset and Carlos De Carvalho

Synopsis : Abel lives in the winter and Apolline lives in the summer. Isolated in their “natures”, they never met each other. They are not even supposed to meet. So when Abel crosses the border and discovers Apolline, curiosity is overwhelming. Their encounter soon becomes more complicated than they could imagine. Both of them will have to learn compromise to protect the other…

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Imaginarium Directed by Pedro Resende, Helene Comeositos, Carlos Quesada

Synospis : It’s a STORY about… IMAGINATION & CREATIVITY ! In the middle of a class, a boy shares a drawing with his desk mate, a girl. That will make them escape to an imaginarium world that will be an adventure of their own! But they get into trouble with their teacher and this is the moment where we will see how powerful creativity can be!

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Gisèle & Béarnie Directed by Charlène Chesnier