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Animated Britain

Paddington
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Paddington

Children's201495 minsDirector: Paul King

Unexpectedly beautiful and bewitching return for the marmalade-loving bear with a sense of adventure.

Aquarius
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Aquarius

Animation & Artists Moving Image19668 minsDirector: Nancy Hanna

If 2001’s Star Gate sequence was a bit more laid back and accompanied by lift music, it might look a little something like this…

The Hunting of the Snark

The Hunting of the Snark

Animation & Artists Moving Image196724 minsDirector: Diana Potter

“Live animation” of Lewis Carroll’s nonsense poem adventure from the maker of Captain Pugwash

Chicken Run
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Chicken Run

Animation & Artists Moving Image200084 minsDirector: Peter Lord

Mel Gibson’s Rocky the rooster helps the chickens escape from fascistic farmers in Aardman Animations first foray into feature films.

Shaun the Sheep Movie
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Shaun the Sheep Movie

Animation & Artists Moving Image201485 mins

Aardman returns with another delightful animation for young and old, telling the story of Shaun’s adventures in the big city after Farmer is led astray.

Men of Merit (a Lantern Lecture)
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Men of Merit (a Lantern Lecture)

Animation & Artists Moving Image19484 mins

Vibrant, progressive animation contrasts with some outdated attitudes in this Electricity Council cartoon on energy usage

Do I Detect a Change in Your Attitude?
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Do I Detect a Change in Your Attitude?

Animation & Artists Moving Image19807 minsDirector: Vera Linnecar

An alternative cartoon cat and mouse chase produced by a trio of pioneer women animators

Be Careful Boys
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Be Careful Boys

Animation & Artists Moving Image196411 minsDirector: Vera Linnecar

As cartoon musical training films about fruit packer’s go, this ones a real peach

The Trendsetter
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The Trendsetter

Animation & Artists Moving Image19695 minsDirector: Vera Linnecar

And you thought followers were a good thing… This cartoon on innovators and imitators is a colourful delight as well as cautionary tale

Hell Unltd
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Hell Unltd

Animation & Artists Moving Image193619 minsDirector: Helen Biggar

Norman McLaren and Helen Biggar’s urgent work of animated agit-prop uses rapid editing to create an incisive polemic against arms spending.

The Cabinet of Jan Švankmajer
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The Cabinet of Jan Švankmajer

Animation & Artists Moving Image198414 mins

An intricate, multi-layered exploration of the aesthetic and philosophical aspects of Švankmajer's animated films.

Up Yours Too Guillaume Apollinaire!
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Up Yours Too Guillaume Apollinaire!

Animation & Artists Moving Image19682 minsDirector: B.S. Johnson

Invited to imagine how Apollinaire would have worked with modern technology, writer/director B.S. Johnson turned John Furse's drawings into an animation that is equally elegant, explicit, surreal and hilarious.

The Beard
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The Beard

Animation & Artists Moving Image197810 mins

An animated antidote to the hipster beard trend, offering a stark warning not to let your face fur get out of control.

Rooted
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Rooted

Animation & Artists Moving Image19974 minsDirector: Victor Olusola Opeyokun

Animated awakening: a young black man in an oppressive urban environment finds a new outlook by embracing his African roots

Snow White and Rose Red
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Snow White and Rose Red

Animation & Artists Moving Image195311 minsDirector: Lotte Reiniger

A kindly bear, an evil dwarf and two sisters populate a magical animated fairy story.

Thumbelina
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Thumbelina

Animation & Artists Moving Image195510 minsDirector: Lotte Reiniger

An enchanting silhouette animation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale.

Sleeping Beauty
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Sleeping Beauty

Animation & Artists Moving Image195410 minsDirector: Lotte Reiniger

The Brothers Grimm's story springs to life in intricate silhouette animation.

Cinderella
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Cinderella

Animation & Artists Moving Image195511 minsDirector: Lotte Reiniger

A silent silhouette animation of the classic fairy tale.

Animal Farm
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Animal Farm

Animation & Artists Moving Image195472 minsDirector: John Halas

Sixty years young, this British cartoon of George Orwell’s political ‘fairy story’ is still the most abiding adaptation of this powerful, cautionary tale for all ages.

Hercules: Lion Cubs
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Hercules: Lion Cubs

Advert19561 mins

A pair of cheeky lion cubs star in this animated advertisement for the 'Finest Bicycle Built Today'.

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