NYICFF Kids Flicks Two


Once you purchase an “e-ticket” you will be sent a link & password to view the film. The Loft Cinema will be splitting the revenue with the film’s distributor 70/30 (70% to The Loft). After your purchase you can watch (and re-watch) Kids Flicks Two for 48 hours on your computer, phone, tablet, or other supported devices. Click here for FAQs on streaming the film.

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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!).

PLEASE NOTE: Each program requires a separate e-ticket purchase.

NYICFF Kids Flicks Two

Catch the best short films from around the world! (Ages 8+). These short films from the New York International Children’s Film Festival show that playfulness, big ideas, and feelings small and large are all just fine! With these great films for slightly older kids, you’ll have plenty of inspiration to continue the conversation with your kids long after the screening is done. Take a wild ride and harness the (cat) power of the cosmos with the quirky film Catmos. If you’re 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. For great films for kids ready to grow in experiences and ideas, NYICFF’s Kid Flicks Two is just the ticket!

(Total program running time: 72 mins., in English, or with English subtitles, appropriate for ages 8+)

Mogu & Perol.  Whether their tastes lean umami or sweet, the duo here fineds there is simply nothing more delish that a warm friendship. (Animation, Japan, 2018, 9 mins.). 

Hors Piste.  Crevasse-kicking laughs are in store when an alpine ski rescue goes way, way off track. (Animation, France, 2018, 6 mins.)

Jesszilla.  A pugilist-in-training, Jess has big boxing aspirations, while her father worries and supports her in one-two alternations of is own. (Documentary, USA, 2017, 7 mins.)

Catmos. The (cat) power of the cosmos can fuel you once you connect your charger to the energy and yin-yang fusion of Catmos.  (Animation, Russia, 2017, 5 mins.)

Saturday’s Appointment. Banging, jumping, wailing, pounding – noisy neighbor mayhem rules the day until this ultimately lovable bunch of apartment dwellers finds a way to hammer it out together. (Animation, South Korea, 2018, 7 mins.)

Slow Dance.   A middle school dance floor is the ultimate field of courage for our protagonist. (Live action, Sweden, 2018, 6 mins.)

Running Lights.  A magical transfer of glowing energy and life is set in motion when one creature departs its earthly form. (Animation, Lithuania/India/Finland, 2017, 11 mins.)

A Field Guide to Being a 12-year-Old Girl.  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. (Live Action, Australia, 2017, 20 mins.)