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FRENCH ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL@NFAI

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Date(s) - 12/10/2018 - 13/10/2018
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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NFAI

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FRENCH ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 2018

On the occasion of the Festival of Animated Cinema in France, the Alliance Française de Pune, in association with French Institute India, NFAI and Dario’s Trattoria, is organising the “French Animation Film Festival” this October with screenings of French films at various venues.  Screening a range of films at NFAI on the 12th and 13th October.
FREE ENTRANCE
Movies in French with English Subtitles

***SCHEDULE*** 

Friday, 12th October 

 6 PM – 7 PM :
SPECIAL SHORT FILM SELECTION

7 PM – 7.50 PM :
NEIGE ET LES ARBRES MAGIQUES/ Snow and the Magical Trees,
by Antoine Lanciaux, Sophie Roze, Benoît Chieux, 51min

On the eve of summer vacation, Prune leaves her parents behind for the traditional end of the year school trip. However, a terrible snow storm paralyzes the city… Watch this beautiful winter tale along with three other charming stories, where trees come to life and surprise you at every turn.

8 PM – 8.30 PM
LE PERE FRIMAS, by Youri Tcherenkov (26 min)

At the top of a very high mountain lives Father Frimas, a delicious character endowed with bewitching powers. For times immemorial, Father Frimas has always made sure that every corner of the valley receives the perfect amount of snow in winter. But this year, it seems pretty hard to find the right balance.

Saturday, 13th October 

2 PM – 2.20 PM:
SPECIAL SHORT FILM SELECTION 

2: 30 PM – 4 PM:
GUS, PETIT OISEAU, GRAND VOYAGE/ Yellowbird,
by Christian De Vita,  Adventure/Comedy (1h31)
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Yellowbird is a 2014 French–Belgian CG-animated fantasy film.
A hero’s journey with a most unlikely hero. Yellowbird is a teeny tiny orphaned bird that has never left the nest, has no family, yet desperately wants one – That is, until he finds himself leading a flock on their migration to Africa.

4:15 PM – 5:45 PM: LE TABLEAU/THE PAINTING
by Jean-François Laguionie,
Fantasy & Drama 1h18m

The Painting is a 2011 French animated film directed by Jean-François Laguionie. The inhabitants of a piece of art live in a strict social order based on their completeness: the finished, the unfinished, and the rough sketches and escape in search of the Painter, hoping he will complete it.

In association with NFAI, and French Institute India