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Cinema [Fête du cinéma d’animation]

From 19 to 27 October 2017

In October, France is celebrating its animation cinema with a month-long festival. Did you know that France is the third most profilic producer of animation films in the world? Or that it’s pioneer, Émile Reynaud was a Frenchman?

Every year, in October, as a tribute to Émile Reynaud, a celebration a France’s lesser known film industry is organize. It is scheduled ahead of 28 October, International Animation Day, which commemorates the first public performance of Charles-Émile Reynaud’s Théâtre Optique at the Grevin Museum in 1892.

The Institut français d’Écosse is taking part in this 16th edition of the festival from the 19th to the 27th of October with different styles of animation for all ages.

The programme includes:

Le Roman de Renart (1937 | L. Starewitch | 65 mins) 19 October at 7pm

La Planète sauvage (1973 | R. Laloux | 90 mins) 20 October at 6.30pm

Talk & Short Films: Page to Screen (duration: 60 mins approx.) 24 October at 6.30pm

Le Roi et l’oiseau (1978 | P. Grimault | 87 mins) 25 October at 6.30pm

Louise en hiver (2016 | J.F. Laguionie | 75 mins) 27 October at 4pm

La Fête du cinéma d’animation is coordinated by AFCA, ASIFA and supported by Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée, Copie privée, SACD, Région Ile-de-France, Mairie de Paris, Service Civique.

ANIMATION, French animation cinema celebrated
£8 SEASON PASS / FREE FOR MEMBERS (all films except Le Roman de Renart)

Venue: LOTHIAN CHAMBERS - West Parliament Square EH1 1RF

Advanced booking recommended at 0131 225 53 66 or info ifecosse.org.uk | Tickets also available on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fren... or at the door cash only

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