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Grab some popcorn and get ready for a fun, artful film experience for kids and adults alike. With these hour-long screenings of the best of the New York International Children’s Film Festival’s short films, you can bring some artful, inspired storytelling and hilarity to your home screen. Two short film programs are available: Kid Flicks One recommended for ages 3+, and Kid Flicks Two for ages 8+. Have a great film experience with your kids, with plenty of ideas and themes to talk about long after the screening is done (and you’ll have 48 hours to re-watch as much as you’d like!). These programs each contain both animated and live action films.
PLEASE NOTE: Each program requires a separate e-ticket purchase.
NYICFF Kids Flicks One
Catch the best short films from around the world! (Ages 3+). The New York International Children’s Film Festival brings you a great opportunity to share the art of film with kids, with this program filled 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 Licence. Then little ones are in charge and grown-ups get to play when the hilarious Flipped reworks the script. With films from 10 countries, these shorts are sure to delight and inspire. (Total program running time: 56 mins., in English, or with no dialogue, appropriate for ages 3+)
Preschool Poets. Samuel serves up some poetic proclamations about life, as definitively drawn from the three-foot perspective. (Animation, USA, 2018, 2 mins.).
Brooklyn Breeze. NYC’s biggest borough gets the Busby Berkeley treatmentin this charmingly upbeat ode to industrial Brooklyn that will have you tapping your steel-capped toes. (Animation, Colombia/USA, 2017, 4 mins.)
KUAP. If you’ve ever been the youngest of the group, you’llsympathize with the little tadpole who always falls a tad behind in the charming KUAP. (Animation, Switzerland, 2018, 17 mins.)
Slurp. Grandma’s table manners drive one boy bananas until he devises a clever fix. (Live action, France, 2018, 4 mins.)
Mi Abuelita. Like everything abuelita does, her tamales are filled with love, especially when her granddaughter gets to help out in the kitchen. (Animation, Guatemala, 2018, 2 mins.)
The Pig on the Hill. Pig may be up high, but his nimble new neighbor, Duck, shows how the most important spot of all is one next to his friends. (Animation, USA, 2017, 6 mins.)
Small Spark. 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 its lights out. (Animation, France, 2019, 4 mins.)
Flipped. Little ones are in charge and grown-ups get to play when the hilarious Flipped reworks the script! (Animation, UK, 2018, 5 mins.)
6:1. Checkers may seem a game of child’s play, but can a losing cat nab a comeback? (Animation, Russia, 2018, 3 mins.)
The Pen License. Brushing up on penmanship is the name of the game if you want to graduate from pencils. (Documentary, Australia, 2018, 9 mins.)
Raccoon and the Light. Nighttime is a breeze for a nocturnal creature, but a spotlight shines in more ways than one in this Student Academy Award-winner. (Animation, USA, 2018, 4 mins.)
Belly Flop. One girl is determined to make a very big splash, but will she have the buoyant courage to pull it off? (Animation, South Africa, 208, 5 mins.)