NYICFF ¡Viva Kid Flicks!
Lugar: Sala de proyección Bartos
Catch the best Spanish-language short films from around the world! (Recommended for ages 8+)
See below for the full list of films. The total program runs 65 mins. Films are in Spanish with English subtitles or have no dialogue.
Dir. Ben Garfield. Cuba, 2018, 3 mins. The universal language of wizards bridges cultures in this imaginative documentary.
Dir. David Diomedes Heras. Mexico, 2018, 9 mins. Animation. Dancing son jarocho has been Gina’s dream since she was born, but stuck wearing a chicken suit she can’t take off, she’ll have to shake more than just her tail feathers to reach the top.
Dir. Aldo Sotelo Lázaro. Mexico, 2017, 14 mins. One young man realizes that no matter how humble his surroundings, he can still find a path to reach for the stars.
Dir. Cynthia Fernández Trejo. Mexico, 2017, 20 mins. Can a fabled stone offer another path for Matilde’s life on her Mexican rancho?
Dir. Emily Sheskin. USA, 2017, 7 mins. Documentary. A pugilist-in-training, Jess has big boxing aspirations, while her father worries and supports her in one-two alternations of his own.
Dir. Giselle Pérez. Guatemala, 2018, 2 mins. Animation. Like everything Abuelita does, her tamales are filled with love, especially when her granddaughter gets to help out in the kitchen.
Dir. Javier Quintas. Spain, 2017, 10 mins. The choices we make at mealtime sometimes have a very big impact for a seemingly picky eater with a lot more on his mind.