NYICFF Kid Flicks One
Location: Bartos Screening Room
Catch the best short films from around the world for ages 3-7!
See below for the full list of films. The total program runs 60 mins. In English, or no dialogue.
Dirs. Jeremy Collins, Kelly Dillon. South Africa, 2018, 5 mins. Animation. One girl is determined to make a big splash, but will she have the buoyant courage to pull it off?
Dirs. Animation, Nicolas Bianco-Levrin. France, 2019, 4 mins. Animation. You’ve heard of night owls and bookworms? Well both perfectly describe this mouse, who must find a way to continue his exciting bedtime reading when it’s lights out.
Dir. Nils Hedinger. Switzerland, 2018, 7 mins. Animation. If you’ve ever been the youngest of the group, you’ll sympathize with the little tadpole who always falls a tad behind in the charming Kuap.
Pig on a Hill
Dirs. Jamy Wheless, John Helms. USA, 2017, 6 mins. Animation. Pig may be up high, but his nimble new neighbor, Duck, shows how the most important spot of all is one next to friends.
Dir. Olivia Peniston-Bird. Australia, 2018, 9 mins. Documentary. Brushing up on penmanship is the name of the game if you want to graduate from pencils.
Dir. Sergei Ryabov. Russia, 2018, 3 mins. Animation.Checkers may seem like a game of child’s play, but can a losing cat nab a comeback?
Dirs. Hend Esmat, Lamiaa Diab. United Kingdom, 2018, 5 mins. Animation. Little ones are in charge and grown-ups get to play when the hilarious Flipped reworks the script.
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.
Dirs. Nancy Kangas, Josh Kun. USA, 2018, 2 mins. Animation. Samuel serves up some poetic proclamations about life, as definitively drawn from the three-foot perspective.
Dir. Alex Budovsky. Colombia, 2017, 4 mins. Animation. New York City’s most populous borough gets the Busby Berkeley treatment in this charmingly upbeat ode to industrial Brooklyn that will have you tapping your steel-capped toes!
Raccoon & the Light
Dir. Hanna Kim. USA, 2018, 4 mins. Animation. Nighttime is a breeze for a nocturnal creature, but a spotlight shines in more ways than one in this Student Academy Award winner.