The Brussels animatiefilmfestival Anima focuses this year from 1 to march 10, her spotlight will be on our neighbouring country France. Anima will through feature films and short films, to pay tribute to the development of France as animatiefilmland.
In the past twenty years, the French animated film a solid development; the production increased on average from three to ten feature films per year. It is, therefore, a pressure program on the focusfestival Anima. Therefore, the festival that traditionally in Flagey takes place this year also appeal to Cinema Palace. There are feature films shown that a César won, such as “Le Chat du Rabbin” “Ernest et Célestine”, L’Illusionniste”, “Tiny” or “Le Petit Prince”.
For the French short films to the film lovers in Flagey. There are four programs shown under the banner Blue-White-Red. It is going to be two retrospectives, one package films of the past year and a zoom on one of the most original French animation studios: Sacrebleu.
In addition, there are also some thematic programmes on Chronopolis, a science fiction-like cult of Piotr Kamler from 1988, and a program with the earliest computeranimatiefilms selected by film historian Pierre Hénon. Who is the famous Shadoks of the French cartoonist Jacques Rouxel know, is in the hands rubbing. Anima draws up an exhibition around these special figures, strange birds who can’t fly and iron eggs.