Shorts from the NY International Children's Film Festival
Recommended for ages 3-7
A wonderful collection of the best short animated films from around the world which were presented at the 2016 New York International Children’s Film Festival. Selected for our younger audience members, it features Audience Award winners: The Visitors, and Octopus, Grown-Ups, Award-winner: One, Two, Tree, and more of their highest-rated shorts, including Object at Rest, Looks, and Tiny Tunes: Food.
Sunday, November 6, 12 noon (with My Favourite Things)
Seth Boyden USA 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?
Susann Hoffmann Germany 2014 3 min
A grey lynx doesn’t quite fit into the colorful world around him, and resorts to dark behavior in order to blend in.
Paul and Sandra Fierlinger USA 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.
Thais Drassinower Brazil USA 2015 9 min
Fidel is six years old and has a lot of opinions, but doesn’t quite understand the changes happening within his family
Julia Ocker Germany 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!
Yulia Aronova France; 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.
Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter USA 2015 1.5 min
A house is visited by a clean, organized, well-mannered guest.
Pete List USA 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!
Dotty Kultys UK, Poland 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!
Andy Martin UK 2015 1 min
Our new favorite band performs a pocket-sized poem about our favorite subject: food!
Philip Watts Australia 2014 1 min
A man’s home is his castle. But not for long…
Veronika Zacharova Czech Republic 2015 4 min
What happens when a little girl who is bored at the zoo suddenly notices a big gorilla?