MIFF 2018 Kids Gala

Presented by Cobs

The MIFF Kids' Gala returns in 2018 with the English-language version of The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales, the new film from the Oscar-nominated director of MIFF 2012 hit Ernest & Celestine. Grab the kids and join us on the festival’s final Saturday for this light-hearted family adventure film with a voice cast featuring Bill Bailey, Adrian Edmondson and many more.

“A lively trio of cartoons that are wacky, heartwarming and wise, The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales showcases an animal farm like no other … The result is lots of fun.” – The Hollywood Reporter

Now in its 4th year, the MIFF Kids’ Gala is the festival’s largest event dedicated to enriching the cinema experience for younger and older viewers alike. A family-friendly occasion to remember, the event features a pre-screening party hosted by Cobs Popcorn complete with red carpet, fun activities and goodies from Cobs and Twisted Yoghurt.

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The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

France 83 mins

From the Oscar-nominated director of MIFF 2012 hit Ernest & Celestine comes a delightful new animated film for the young and young at heart.

Across three different stories, Benjamin Renner brings to life his own bestselling comic, a funny and charming Dr Seuss-ish collection of misfit animals and their misadventures. The Big Bad Fox of the title isn’t all that big and he’s really not very bad. In fact, he’s quite good – just not at being a fox! In ‘A Baby to Deliver’, good friends Duck, Rabbit and Pig are tasked with an important errand by Stork, but can they deliver? Duck, Rabbit and Pig return in ‘Saving Christmas’, and this time it’s Santa Claus who needs their help … or is it?

Beautifully hand-drawn by animator and co-director Patrick Imbert, The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales makes its English-language Australian debut at MIFF. Featuring a voice cast of venerated British comedians and actors including Adrian Edmondson, Bill Bailey, Rufus Hound and Celia Imrie, this is a heart-warming and laugh-out-loud film for the whole family.

Unclassified: no age restrictions. MIFF recommends this film as suitable for ages 3+

Kids Gala 2018

When & Where

Saturday 18 August
ACMI Lightwell (entry from Flinders Street)
Doors open 12.30pm; screening 1.45pm

Prices

$20 full
$17.50 concession
$16 MIFF Members
$13 under 18s
$50 family of four

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