French animation-hits such as My life as a Zucchini, Leap! and Ivan Tsarevitch and the changing princess will all be part of the festival held at Alliance Française on 19, 20 and 21 May

The 6TH French Animation Film Festival returns to Alliance Française de Singapour with  a selection of the latest French successes of the animation film industry. The event is presented as part of Voilah!, a major French cultural festival organised by the French Embassy and the Institut Français Singapour (8th April – 21st May 2017) aiming to bring the best of French culture to Singapore.

One of the key highlights of the French Animation Film Festival include My life as a Zucchini which was premiered at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival where it won best feature film. The movie, nominated at the Oscars, Golden Globe Award and at the Cannes Festival also won the Best Animated Feature Film at the César Awards 2017. Gregory Beaussart, Director of Puppets will share all the secrets of making the cute characters of the movie in a Q&A following the screening. Gregory will also conduct a master class organised at the SIDM – Nanyang Polytechnic in the afternoon.

The festival will continue with Leap! which became the second most successful French animated film abroad of all time (after The Little Prince). Other family entertainment includes April and the twisted world, comprising a cast of famous French actors (Marion Cotillard, Jean Rochefort), should also appeal to a broad audience.

Ivan Tsarévitch and the changing princess and Louise by the shore will amaze everyone with the beautiful silhouette animation of the former and the pastel-tinted world of the latter.

Minimalist but artistically complex, The girl without hands will please the adults.There is something for everyone at the 6TH French Animation Film Festival!

More information: www.alliancefrancaise.org.sg

 

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