Best of the Fest 2017: Kid Flix Mix 2
Recommended ages 8 to adult. Films are in English or with English subtitles. Total running time approximately 60 minutes.
Featuring the 2017 Grand Prize winner Heads Together—from Festival alumni and Academy Award® nominees Job, Joris, & Marieke, Kid Flix 2 also boasts the Grown-ups Award winner Riceballs, and Audience Award winner Welcome to my Life.
dir. Tatiana Poliektova, Russia; Australia; 2014, 3 min
The best cinema of all reflects what is right in front of us, in this homage to all things that capture our eye.
dir. Shingo Usami, Australia; 2015, 10 min
A father and son work their way past loss to strengthen cultural bonds in the unlikeliest of places: the lunchbox.
NINO & FELIX
dir. Marta Palazzo, Lorenzo Latrofa; Italy; 2015, 8 min
Nino and Felix, two boys thrown together by circumstance, must learn to work it out in fantastical fashion to find common ground.
dir. Ervin B. Nagy, Hungary; 2016, 7 min
Eleven-year-old “Little Mouse” is a naturally gifted swimmer who earned a spot at the Bucharest Youth Championship. Will she have what it takes to out-lap the big kids?
WELCOME TO MY LIFE
dir. Elizabeth Ito, USA; 2015, 9 min
The animated high school challenges of T-Kesh, your average Monster-American teenager.
dir. Sonia Cendón, Sara Esteban, Arnau Gòdia, Ingrid Masarnau, Martí Montañola; Spain; 2016, 7 min
Roger is used to being the leading man in a stop-motion series. But when his good luck runs out on set, he must learn how to claw his way back...
dir. Olga Osorio, Spain; 2016, 9 min
Summer, 1982. Teo claims he has found the fabled Einstein-Rosen Bridge through space and time. His brother Óscar doesn’t believe him…at least not for now.
dir. Rhea Dadoo, USA; 2016, 3 min
It’s about friendship and reflecting on personal journeys. Also, dogs!
dir. Job, Joris, & Marieke; Netherlands; 2016, 21 min
Three friends must walk a day in each other’s shoes…and legs, and torsos.