Bombay Rose

The opener of this year’s Critics’ Week in Venice, Gitanjali Rao’s mesmerizing and lovingly hand-painted feature debut is an ode to love, a city and its cinema. Working class Kamala […]

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No. 7 Cherry Lane

  INTRO & Q+A w/ DIRECTOR YONFAN Hong Kong master Yonfan’s first feature since 2009’s Prince of Tears is also his first foray into the world of animated filmmaking.  But […]


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Weathering With You

INTRO & Q+A w/ DIRECTOR MAKOTO SHINKAI Weathering With You is the highly-anticipated new film from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura, the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed, global […]


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OPENING NIGHT!
Weathering With You

INTRO & Q+A w/ DIRECTOR MAKOTO SHINKAI Weathering With You is the highly-anticipated new film from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura, the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed, global […]

Marona’s Fantastic Tale

INTRO & Q+A w/ DIRECTOR ANCA DAMIAN With the release of her Cristal Award-winning Crulic – The Path to Beyond in 2011, Anca Damian’s presence was announced like a lightning […]

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Children of the Sea

INTRO & Q+A w/ DIRECTOR AYUMU WATANABE Children of the Sea is the latest feature from Japan’s Studio 4°C, the acclaimed studio behind AIF alumni MFKZ and Mind Game, and is […]

Another Day of Life

One of two animated features selected for the 2018 Cannes lineup, Another Day of Life is a daringly ambitious dive into the chaos of war, based on the book by […]

Tito and the Birds

Q+A with Filmmaker This gorgeous film from Brazil uses a mix of oil painting, line drawing, and computer animation to tell an imaginative children’s tale with potent political undertones. Tito loves […]

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The Breadwinner

WITH DIRECTOR Q&A Animation is Film is thrilled to present the highly-anticipated new film from executive producer Angelina Jolie and the creators of Academy Award®-nominated The Secret of Kells and […]

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Lu Over the Wall

From visionary anime auteur Masaaki Yuasa, who takes over the festival this year with two other selections – the new rom-com Night is Short, Walk on Girl and outré classic […]

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