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Artist in Focus: Ari Folman - Thoughts About Animation

Artist in Focus: Ari Folman - Thoughts About Animation

Kaboom Animation Festival 2022

When Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman talks, we listen. Because this director has been using animation to tell important stories, combining personal and universal themes.

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His breakthrough feature Waltz with Bashir (2008) - a powerful animated docu-autobiography - earned rave reviews all over the world and got an Oscar nomination. Five years later, Folman fascinated audiences with a fusion of animation and live-action in the visionary and highly inventive film The Congress. After that, he was tired of animation and the exhausting process. But as a son to Holocaust survivors, the diary of Anne Frank managed to win him over to return to animation. The result is Kaboom's wonderful opening film Where is Anne Frank.

As an Artist in Focus, Ari Folman will share his thoughts about animation. Safe to say that also this story is one to pay attention to. Unfortunately, Ari Folman is not able to travel due to a positive covid test. He really wishes he could be here with us, but the cards were dealt by that damn virus. The good part is that he will be able to do his special masterclass via livestream on location.

If you have bought your ticket for the masterclass already, you will be notified via your personal email to get an update on it. if you haven’t bought your ticket yet, we still think you should! This will still be a unique opportunity to hear from the master and ask him anything!


Persons under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult

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