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French Animation Film Festival

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Date : Feb 9th

Time : 7 pm

Film : Phantom Boy

Synopsis : In New York, a mysterious disfigured man injures Alex, the police inspector who has been following him. Hospitalised and bedridden, Alex meets Léo, an 11-year-old boy who has the power to leave and come back to his body when he wishes to. The disfigured gangster threatens the city with a computer virus. Thanks to the extraordinary powers of young Léo, Alex continues his investigation.

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Date : Feb 10th

Time : 2 pm

Film : Ma maman est en Amérique

Synopsis : In a small provincial town, in the 70s, Jean is 6 years old and starts going to school. When the teacher asks each kid about their parents’ profession, Jean realises he is not like others and becomes upset and invents an answer. Based on Jean Regnaud et Émile Bravo’s beautiful autobiography, it is a nice a sweet story to a child’s level.

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Date : Feb 10th

Time : 4 pm

Film : La Jeune fille sans mains

Synopsis : In hard times, a miller sells his daughter to the Devil. Protected by her purity, she escapes but is deprived of her hands. Walking away from her family, she encounters the goddess of water, a gentle gardener and the prince in his castle. A long journey towards the light…

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Date : Feb 10th

Time : 7 pm

Film : Tout en haut du Monde

Synopsis : It is late 19th century in St. Petersburg. Sasha, a young girl belonging to the Russian aristocracy, is fascinated by her grandfather, Oloukine, who vanished during a trip aboard the Davaï. Keen to prove that her grandfather did not disappear, but in fact succeded the mission, Sasha leaves with a team to conquer the far north.

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Date : Feb 11th

Time : 2 pm, 4 pm & 7 pm

Film : Best of Annecy 2017

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival traverses the world far and wide with its Best of Annecy 2017 program combining a selection of prize-winning shorts from the latest festival with tailor-made opening sequences by the students of GOBELINS, l’école de l’image.