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Stop-motion Feature Junk Head London Screening on Monday, Other Independent Anime in London and Online

Stop-motion Feature Junk Head London Screening on Monday, Other Independent Anime in London and Online


Cease-motion Characteristic Junk Head London Screening on Monday, Different Impartial Anime in London and On-line

Tickets are obtainable for a screening of Junk Head, a 2021 stop-motion animated function movie directed by Takahide Hori, on Monday November 29 at London’s Barbican Centre at 6.20 p.m. The movie is described on the Barbican web site:

“Within the distant future, mankind has misplaced its capacity to procreate, a human-created species has revolted and developed a separate society underground. When a virus wreaks havoc on the floor, an expedition is launched to check how this newly developed species procreate, in an final however determined try to avoid wasting humankind.

“The human delegate instantly finds himself in a pickle and as he travels deeper and deeper underground, his probabilities to finish his mission diminish with each step taken. As an alternative, his journey turns into an final wrestle for survival.

“Over seven years within the making, Junk Head is the work of 1 obsessively devoted man, Takahide Hori, who has singularly created the units, puppets, sound, music and particular results after which animated every little thing to deliver this masterpiece to the large display.”

The movie is being proven as a part of the London Worldwide Animation Competition, which runs from November 26 to Dec 5. UK Anime Community experiences that the competition is the competition is working each at specific London cinemas and on the Eventive web site, though a number of the on-line screenings are UK-only. Leases of particular person programmes can be found, as are competition passes.

The competition will embody a retrospective on the impartial Japanese animator Atsushi Wada (left) on Friday December 3 at 8 p.m.

There may even be a retrospective programme on impartial anime on Friday December 3 at 9.30 p.m, and likewise a web-based discuss with Atsushi Wada and fellow animator Sarina Nihei (proper) on Saturday December 4 at 1 p.m.

Earlier than that, the next Japanese shorts may even be screened in late November and early December inside London Worldwide Animation Competition programmes:

“Anxious Physique” (“Fuan na Tai”), directed by Yoriko Mizushiri, in Worldwide Competitors Programme 3 (UK solely, Sunday November 28, 8.30 p.m)

“A Chew of Bone” (“Honekami”), directed by Honami Yano, in Worldwide Competitors 4 (UK solely, Monday November 29, 9 p.m.)

“Half of an Apple” (“J┼źnigatsu”), directed by Zhou Xiaolin, and “Flying Squirrels and the Pyrotechnician” (“Momogi to Hanabishi”), directed by Momoka Kato, in Better of the Subsequent 1 (worldwide, Thursday December 2, 7.30 p.m.)

“Comply with,” directed by Zhang Lihong, and “The Balloon Catcher”, directed by Isaku Kaneko, in Better of the Subsequent 2 (worldwide, Thursday December 2, 7.30 p.m.)

The video for millenium parade’s (BELLE) tune “Trepanation”, directed by Ryoji Yamada, within the Music Video Session (worldwide, Saturday December 4, 8 p.m.)

“Parasite and Me” (“Kiseich┼ź to Watashi”), directed by Kannosuke Enomoto, in Late Night time Weird (worldwide)

Because of Jordan Scott for the data.