For the second year in a row the programmers over at New York International Children’s Film Festival are lending a helping hand to present some wildly inventive short films for the younger ones amongst us. We will be providing a full-on cereal bar to get your day off to a good start. Program is great for ages 4-9
Animation, Tatiana Poliektova, 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.
Animation, Yekaterina Filippova, 2015, 3 min
Once a birdie met a hippo. Teaming up makes everything easier.
Animation, Maribel Suarez, 2016, 5 min
A little girl longs for a playmate in the garden.
Her efforts go unnoticed—until they finally take root.
Animation, Kariem Saleh, 2016, 4 min
A little tiger, happy but hungry, devises clever
means to fill his belly and satisfy his cravings.
Animation, Julia Ocker, 2016, 4 min
A relaxing evening on the couch turns into a
noshing nuisance for one peckish croc.
KONIGIRI KUN: SHOPPING
Animation, Mari Miyazawa, 2015, 5 min
Konigiri Kun, a curious rice ball with a penchant
for shopping, goes out to market and is tempted all around in
this hilarious nod to over consumption.
Animation, Ned Wenlock, 2016, 6min
Lone Stag lacks a certain something in the antlers
department: the antlers. How will he get any birds to help him
make music for the spring jam?
WATER PATH FOR A FISH
Animation, Mercedes Marro, 2016, 8 min
Oscar rescues a goldfish from the clutches of hungry cats,
but with the drought, has trouble caring for it. When
the faucets turn on, the challenge truly begins.
Animation, Natalia Chernysheva, 2016, 4 min
Anyone can get caught in a bind, but working together
means weaving new webs of strength in one spider’s
YOU LOOK SCARY
Animation, Xiya Lan, 2016, 4 min
Sometimes we amplify our fears.
Usually, they’re not so bad at all.
Animation, Clementine Robach, 2015, 7 min
Times are tough in one little town:
first no food, now no electricity.
Eventually, the transformative power of
community nourishes all in more ways than one.
MR. NIGHT HAS A DAY OFF
Animation, Ignas Meilunas, 2016, 2 min
Why is the night changing the day?
Well, when you don’t like something, you change it.
THE POCKET MAN
Animation, Ana Chubinidze, 2016, 7 min
Good things come in all sizes and packages.
Especially the pocket man, whose kindness abounds.
Live Action Puppetry, Mike Hayhurst, 2016, 3 min
We know it’s not always easy being green–but
it all works out in this charming quest for a perfect mat