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    International Festival of Animated Film at the Mercedes-Benz Museum.

    Family Sunday on 30 April 2017 with exciting attractions.

Cartoon film enjoyment for everyone.

Arouse interest and curiosity for plenty of cartoon film enjoyment: that is what the Mercedes-Benz Museum will set out to do with the Family Sunday on 30 April, ahead of ITFS 2017. The event is a continuation of the partnership with the Cartoon Festival formed in 2011, and has the title 'Tricks for Kids in the Mercedes-Benz Museum'.

Basics of cartoon-making.

The day will begin with a workshop from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., covering the basics of cartoon-making. Here the children aged from 6 upwards will explore the path from the storyboard to producing their own cartoon with imagination, storytelling and creativity.

The entry fee for the workshop is € 7, with online reservation possible.

My Life as a Zucchini.

From 2:00 p.m. the focus is on the Oscar-nominated cartoon 'My Life as a Zucchini'. The screening of this 66-minute film by director Claude Barras will be followed by various workshops on sound design, music and animation. All children aged 6 years or more are welcome to take part: the film and workshops are free of charge.

With a sure-footed and scurrile comic touch, the film tells a story of solidarity between orphaned children. The cartoon workshops are a very apt addition to the permanent, interactive exhibition 'Fascination of Design' that takes place for young visitors to the Mercedes-Benz Museum every weekend.

Workshops and interactive events.

During the entire Festival week (2 to 7 May), the Mercedes-Benz Museum will have a presence in Stuttgart's inner city: There will be workshops and interactive events for kids in the Festival Garden between Königstrasse and Schlossplatz. From Tuesday to Friday the programme starts at 3.00 p.m. and 4.30 p.m., and at the weekend also at 1:30 p.m.

First held in 1982, the ICFS has developed into one of the world's most important events dedicated to cartoons as an art form. In past years, over 80,000 visitors have watched more than 1000 films in over 200 individual events. The Mercedes-Benz Museum has been the venue for the Festival since 2011, and a premium sponsor since 2012.


Presentation Mercedes-Benz Museum at the Festival Garden

Tu. – Su.: 03.00 p.m. + 04.30 p.m. // Sa. + Su. also: 01.30 p.m.

Family Sunday / Preview

Su. 30.04. // 11.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.


Su. 30.04. // 11.00 a.m. - 01.00 p.m. // from age: 6


My Life as a Zucchini: Film and Workshop

Su. 30.04. // 02.00 p.m. // 66 Min. // from age: 6 // free entry

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