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New York International Children's Film Festival
From the New York International Children’s Film Festival comes this delightful hour of short films from around the world. Recommended for ages 3-7.
Dir. Jeremy Collins, Kelly Dillon — 2018 — South Africa — Animation — 5 min
One girl is determined to make a very big splash, but will she have the buoyant courage to pull it off?
Dir. Nicolas Bianco-Levrin — 2019 — France — Animation — 4 min
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 — 2018 — Switzerland — Animation — 7 min
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.
Dir. Jamy Wheless & John Helms — USA — 2017 — Animation — 6 min
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 — Documentary — 9 min
Brushing up on penmanship is the name of the game if you want to graduate from pencils.
Dir. Sergei Ryabov — Russia — 2018 — Animation — 3 min
Checkers may seem a game of child’s play, but can a losing cat nab a comeback?
Dir. Hend Esmat & Lamiaa Diab — UK — 2018 — Animation — 5 min
Little ones are in charge and grown-ups get to play when the hilarious Flipped reworks the script.
Dir. Giselle Pérez — Guatemala — 2018 — Animation — 2 min
Like everything Abuelita does, her tamales are filled with love, especially when her granddaughter gets to help out in the kitchen.
Dir. Nancy Kangas & Josh Kun — USA — 2018 — Animation — 2 min
Samuel serves up some poetic proclamations about life, as definitively drawn from the three-foot perspective.
Dir. Alex Budovsky — Colombia — 2017 — Animation — 4 min
NYC’s biggest borough gets the Busby Berkeley treatment in this charmingly upbeat ode to industrial Brooklyn that will have you tapping your steel-capped toes!
Dir. Hanna Kim — USA — 2018 — Animation — 4 min
Nighttime is a breeze for a nocturnal creature, but a spotlight shines in more ways than one in this Student Academy Award-Winner.
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