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KID FLIX 1: The Best of the 2016 New York International Children's Film Festival

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KID FLIX 1: The Best of the 2016 New York International Children's Film Festival

Check out our other JBFC Kids shorts program here!

Recommended for ages 3 to 7

Selected from 2016 New York International Children’s Film Festival programs for our younger audience members, Kid Flix 1 features Audience Award winners The Visitors and Octopus, Grown-Ups Award winner One, Two, Tree, and more of our highest-rated shorts, including Object at Rest, Looks, and Tiny Tunes: Food.

JBFC Kids Activities (from 11 am to 3 pm):

  1. Stop-Motion Animation: Come create original films starring the JBFC Kids creatures using stop-motion animation!
  1. Interactive Time-Lapse Floor Drawing: Grab your favorite colors and bring the JBFC Kids logo and creatures to life in this interactive time-lapse floor design

*This program will be preceded by a short film from JBFC Media Arts Lab students.

One, Two, Tree

Director: 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.

Octopus

Director: 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!

Me…Jane

Director: 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 named Jubilee.

Tiny Tunes: Food

Director: Andy Martin
UK; 2015 , 1 min

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

Looks

Director: 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.

Memories of the Sea 

Director: 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 with his family.

Zoo Story

Director: Veronika Zacharova
Czech Republic; 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

Director: 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!

Perfect Houseguest

Director: Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter
USA; 2015 , 1.5 min

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

The Visitors

Director: Philip Watts
Australia; 2014 , 1 min

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

An Object At Rest

Director: 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?

 The Girl Who Spoke Cat

Director: 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!

Tickets: $8 (members), $13 (nonmembers), $7.50 (children age 13 and under)


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