Kuap

FAMILY MATINEE
NYICFF Kid Flicks One

Part of Kid Flicks: New York International Children's Film Festival 2019
Saturday, October 12, 12:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Bartos Screening Room

Catch the best short films from around the world for ages 3-7! 

Bigger, brighter, bolder—change is in the air in the compilation NYICFF Kid Flicks One, brimming with fun and clever stories of growth and transformation. If you've ever been the youngest of the group, you’ll sympathize with the little tadpole who always falls a tad behind in the charming Kuap. Catching up on penmanship is the name of the game if you want to graduate from pencils in the winning doc Pen License. Then little ones are in charge and grown-ups get to play when the hilarious Flipped reworks the script.

See below for the full list of films. The total program runs 60 mins. In English, or no dialogue.

Belly Flop
Dirs. Jeremy Collins, Kelly Dillon. South Africa, 2018, 5 mins. Animation. One girl is determined to make a big splash, but will she have the buoyant courage to pull it off?

Small Spark
Dirs. Animation, Nicolas Bianco-Levrin. France, 2019, 4 mins. Animation. You’ve heard of night owls and bookworms? Well both perfectly describe this mouse, who must find a way to continue his exciting bedtime reading when it’s lights out. 

Kuap
Dir. Nils Hedinger. Switzerland, 2018, 7 mins. Animation. If you’ve ever been the youngest of the group, you’ll sympathize with the little tadpole who always falls a tad behind in the charming Kuap.

Pig on a Hill
Dirs. Jamy Wheless, John Helms. USA, 2017, 6 mins. Animation. Pig may be up high, but his nimble new neighbor, Duck, shows how the most important spot of all is one next to friends.

Pen License
Dir. Olivia Peniston-Bird. Australia, 2018, 9 mins. Documentary. Brushing up on penmanship is the name of the game if you want to graduate from pencils.

6:1
Dir. Sergei Ryabov. Russia, 2018, 3 mins. Animation.Checkers may seem like a game of child’s play, but can a losing cat nab a comeback?

Flipped
Dirs. Hend Esmat, Lamiaa Diab. United Kingdom, 2018, 5 mins. Animation. Little ones are in charge and grown-ups get to play when the hilarious Flipped reworks the script.

Mi Abuelita
Dir. Giselle Pérez. Guatemala, 2018, 2 mins. Animation. Like everything Abuelita does, her tamales are filled with love, especially when her granddaughter gets to help out in the kitchen.

Preschool Poets
Dirs. Nancy Kangas, Josh Kun. USA, 2018, 2 mins. Animation. Samuel serves up some poetic proclamations about life, as definitively drawn from the three-foot perspective.

Brooklyn Breeze
Dir. Alex Budovsky. Colombia, 2017, 4 mins. Animation. New York City’s most populous borough gets the Busby Berkeley treatment in this charmingly upbeat ode to industrial Brooklyn that will have you tapping your steel-capped toes!

Raccoon & the Light
Dir. Hanna Kim. USA, 2018, 4 mins. Animation. Nighttime is a breeze for a nocturnal creature, but a spotlight shines in more ways than one in this Student Academy Award winner.

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online(Members may contact members@movingimage.us with questions regarding online reservations.) 
 
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