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Family Matinee

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.



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?



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.