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NYICFF ¡Viva Kid Flicks!

Ongoing

Location: Bartos Screening Room

Catch the best Spanish-language short films from around the world! (Recommended for ages 8+) 

¡Viva Kid Flicks! celebrates Spanish-language and Latino-themed stories in short films from around the globe. Can a fabled stone offer another path for Matilde’s life on her Mexican rancho? And the choices we make at mealtime sometimes have a very big impact, especially for a seemingly picky eater with a lot more on his mind in the drama from Spain, Fish. The universal language of wizards bridges cultures from the United Kingdom to Cuba in the imaginative doc Spelliasmous

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. 

Spelliasmous

Dir. Ben Garfield. Cuba, 2018, 3 mins. The universal language of wizards bridges cultures in this imaginative documentary.

Gina

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.

Stardust

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.

Horse’s Stone

Dir. Cynthia Fernández Trejo. Mexico, 2017, 20 mins. Can a fabled stone offer another path for Matilde’s life on her Mexican rancho?

Jesszilla

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.

Mi Abuelita

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.

Fish

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.

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online(Members may contact [email protected] with questions regarding online reservations.) 
 

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