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Animation First film festival

Sat Jan 26, 2019
Various times
6 and up
Adults $16; Children $10/per film

Building on its wildly successful inaugural year, the second edition of Animation First showcases the vast history, enduring ingenuity, and diversity of France’s renowned animation studios and schools.

This year’s schedule includes 17 premieres, enchanting feature-length films, exciting shorts, immersive augmented and virtual reality exhibits, video game demonstrations, animation workshops, and much more.

Exhibitions, which are open to the public and free, include French virtual reality and video games in the FIAF lobby, and cool pinscreen workshops for kids and families in the FIAF Tinker Auditorium.

Best for kids and families:

Pinscreen Workshops:
Discover the magic of pulling and pushing pins on the screen to create images through shadows and light, then animate them through stop motion. (Best for ages 7 and up)
Sat, Jan 26 at 11am & 4pm
Sun, Jan 27 at 11am, 2pm & 4pm

FILMS (In Florence Gould Hall):
Ivan Tsarevitch and the Changing Princess
Sat, Jan 26 at 11am

Only Yesterday
Introduction by Michel Ocelot
Sat, Jan 26 at 12:45pm

Robinson et Companie
Sun, Jan 27 at 11am

White Fang
Sun, Jan 27 at 12:45pm

Michel Ocelot Selected Shorts
Sun, Jan 27 at 3:30pm

Comedy Shorts
Sun, Jan 27 at 5:30pm

Films are in French with English subtitles

22 East 60th Street between Madison and Park Avenues
New York, NY 10022
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