NYICFF Kid Flicks Two

Recommended ages 8+

NR, 71 minutes

 

New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) Kid Flicks 2 bridges the gap between little and big for young audiences growing in experiences and ideas.

Take a wild ride and harness the (cat) power of the cosmos with the quirky film Catmos . If your curious about more earthly matters, take a page out of a Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl . And whether their tastes lean umami or sweet, the duo in Mogu & Perol just might convince you there is simply nothing more delish than a warm friendship. With these films and more, NYICFF Kid Flicks 2 shows you’re never too old to learn a few new tricks!

SATURDAY’S APARTMENT
2018 | Jeon Seungbae | Animation | South Korea | no dialogue | 7 min
Banging, jumping, wailing, pounding—noisy neighbor mayhem rules the day until this ultimately loveable bunch of apartment dwellers find a way to hammer it out together.

MOGU & PEROL
2018 | Tsuneo Goda | Animation | Japan | Japanese with English subtitles | 9 min
Whether their tastes lean umami or sweet, the duo here finds there is simply nothing more delish than a warm friendship.

RUNNING LIGHTS
2017 | Gediminas Siaulys | Animation | Finland, India, Lithuania | no dialogue | 11 min
A magical transfer of glowing energy and life is set into motion when one creature departs its earthly form.

JESSZILLA
2017 | Emily Sheskin | Documentary | USA | English | 7 min
A pugilist-in-training, Jess has big boxing aspirations, while her father worries and supports her in one-two alternations of his own.

A FIELD GUIDE TO BEING A 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL
2017 | Tilda Cobham-Hervey | Live Action | Australia | English | 20 min
Who doesn’t need A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl —whether you are, have been, or ever wanted to be one—in this wry comedy.

SLOW DANCE
2018 | Christian Zetterberg | Live Action | Sweden | Swedish with English subtitles | 6 min
A middle school dance floor is the ultimate field of courage for our protagonist.

CATMOS
2017 | Katya Miloslavskaya | Animation | Russia | no dialogue | 5 min
The (cat) power of the cosmos can fuel you once you connect your charger to the energy and yin-yang fusion of Catmos.

HORS PISTE
2018 | Léo Brunel, Loris Cavalier, Camille Jalabert, Oscar Malet | Animation | France | no dialogue | 6 min
Crevasse-kicking laughs are in store when an alpine ski rescue goes way, way off track.


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