The Elephant Programme for Families

Special Opening Screening

Opening of The Elephant Programme for Families, 7+

Kinodvor, 28.11. at 17h

The opening programme is a set of animated shorts for children aged 7 and over to enjoy—as well as everyone who still likes to look at the world through children’s eyes.

Feature Film

Perlimps, 7+

Kinodvor, 3.12. at 15h

In Perlimps, secret agents Claé and Bruó are dispatched to the Enchanted Forest. Amid forgotten ruins, pyramids, gas mountains and floating-rock deserts, they discover they’re on the same mission: To save their respective kingdoms from the terrible Giants that have surrounded the Forest. A new feature animation by Alê Abreu, the director behind the award-winning Boy and the World.

Short Film Programmes

First Timers: The Elephant in Competition I, 3+

Kinodvor, 3.12. at 10h

A programme of shorts that are best suited to the youngest of filmgoers in terms of both subject matter and running time, and packed into a playful event. For some, this ‘First Timers’ event may also be their first time at Animateka. The screening is part of The Elephant in Competition I.

The Elephant Goes Green, 9+

Kinodvor, 3.12. at 13h

Animated shorts that explore topical environmental and natural science issues. This is a programme for children aged 9 and over.

Immobile Stars: The Elephant TV Specials, 8+

Kinodvor, 4.12. at 15h

A chance to enjoy short animated adventures on a much bigger screen than we are used to.

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Let The Elephant take you on a journey through exquisite French animations. Straight from French TV, here are two programmes for kids and families: a selection of short animated specials, plus a set of shorts.

The Elephant in France: TV Specials, 8+

Slovenian Cinematheque, 3.12. at 11h

The Elephant in France, 8+

Slovenian Cinematheque, 4.12. at 11h

The Elephant in Competition I, 3+

Online only

A programme of six contemporary animated shorts from Slovenia and beyond, all rich in messages and artistry, while diverse in content and technique.

The Elephant in Competition II, 7+

Online only

A programme of five animated shorts featuring visually stunning contemporary European animations that tell stories of unusual friendships.

The Elephant in Competition III, 11+

Online only

A programme of eight animated shorts featuring contemporary auteur animations.

Using various animation techniques, the films tell stories of friendship, courage, and relations across generations. The programme is recommended for pupils with a module in Film Education.

Best of The Elephant, 8+

Kinodvor,  4.12. at 17h

A selection of the finest animated shorts from this year’s Elephant in Competition, these are Children Jury’s favourites!