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Family Matinee

Best of the Fest 2016: Kid Flix Mix 1

Recommended ages 3-7. All films either in English or without dialogue. Total running time approximately 60 minutes.

Featuring audience favorites and award-winning short films hand-picked from the 2016 New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival.
 

ONE, TWO, TREE

France, Animation, Yulia Aronova, 2015, 7 min

It’s the story of a tree, a tree like any other. One day, it jumps into a pair of boots and goes off for a walk, inviting everyone to follow.

 

OCTOPUS

Germany, Animation, Julia Ocker, 2015, 3.5 min

Baking a cake should be much easier with eight arms, but that’s only if all arms agree on what cake they’re going to make!

 

ME...JANE

USA, Animation, Paul and Sandra Fierlinger, 2014, 9 min

Jane Goodall is renowned for her work with apes in the jungle, but as Patrick McDonnell’s heartwarming tale shows, her curiosity, spirit and sense of adventure started long ago with a toy chimpanzee called Jubilee.

 

TINY TUNES: FOOD

UK, Animation, Andy Martin, 2015, 1 min

Our new favorite band performs a pocket-sized poem about our favorite subject: food!

 

LOOKS

Germany, Animation, Susann Hoffmann, 2014, 3 min

A grey lynx doesn’t quite fit into the colorful world around him, and resorts to dark behavior inorder to blend in.

 

ZOO STORY

Czech Republic, Animation, Veronika Zacharova, 2015, 4 min

What happens when a little girl who is bored at the zoo suddenly notices a big gorilla?

 

THAT IS NOT A GOOD IDEA

USA, Animation, Pete List, 2015, 7.5 min

A devious spin on a classic tale of a hungry fox and plump goose. Complete with a chorus of concerned little chicks!

 

PERFECT HOUSEGUEST

USA, Animation, Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter, 2015, 1.5 min

A house is visited by a clean, organized, well-mannered guest.

 

AN OBJECT AT REST

USA, Animation, Seth Boyden, 2015, 5.5 min

A stone will encounter lots of obstacles over the course of a millennium, but is there any greater disruption than that of human civilization?

 

THE VISITORS

Australia, Animation, Philip Watts, 2014, 1 min

A man’s home is his castle. But not for long…

 

THE GIRL WHO SPOKE CAT

UK/Poland, Animation, Dotty Kultys, 2014, 6 min

A curious girl wants to add some color into her predictable, organized world where there’s a proper way of walking, looking — even eating soup!