The Best of the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival Kidflix 2

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The Best of the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival Kidflix 2

This very special event includes two separate programs of Kidflix (films from the New York International Children’s Film Festival), select shorts made by JBFC students, and an opportunity for audiences to vote for their favorite!

Kidflix 2

Recommended for ages 8 and up

Older kids will love the award-winning shorts Heads Together (three friends spend a day walking in each other’s shoes, and legs, and torsos), Riceballs (a boy finds adventure in his lunchbox), Welcome to My Life (a teenage monster confronts a bully), and other witty and wise takes on friends, family, and fitting in.

Kidflix 1

Recommended for ages 3–7

Kidflix 1 screens Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24 at noon. More information and tickets are available here.

JBFC Kids activities before and after the screening on Sept. 24

The screening is part of Art House Theater Day, which celebrates the art house theater and the cultural role it plays in a community. It is a day to recognize the year-round contributions of film and filmmakers, patrons, projectionists, and staff, and the brick and mortar theaters that are passionately dedicated to providing access to the best cinematic experience.

NINO & FELIX
Italy
Animation, Marta Palazzo & Lorenzo Latrofa, 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.

LITTLE MOUSE
Hungary
Animation, Ervin B. Nagy, 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?

RICEBALLS
Australia
Live Action, Shingo Usami, 2015, 10 min
A father and son work their way past loss to strengthen cultural bonds in the unlikeliest of places: the lunchbox.

WELCOME TO MY LIFE
USA
Animation, Elizabeth Ito, 2015, 9 min
The animated high school challenges of T-Kesh, your average Monster-American teenager.

ROGER
Spain
Animation, Sonia Cendón, Sara Esteban, Arnau Gòdia, Ingrid Masarnau, & Martí Montañola, 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 to the top.

EINSTEIN-ROSEN
Spain
Live Action, Olga Osorio, 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.

DOGTOR
USA
Animation, Rhea Dadoo, 2016, 3 min
It’s about friendship and reflecting on personal journeys. Also, dogs!

HEADS TOGETHER
Netherlands
Animation, Job, Joris, & Marieke, 2016, 21 min
Three friends must walk a day in each other’s shoes…and legs, and torsos.

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