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Kid Flicks One promotional image courtesy of New York International Children's Film Festival 

Kids Flicks One

First come, first served

  • Friday, November 25, 2022
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • West Building Lecture Hall

Recommended for ages 5 to 10 

Let your imagination take the wheel with Kid Flicks One. Whether dreaming up the fantastical, like a cat the size of a house, or the practical, like finding a beloved teacher a summer romance, these shorts are sure to surprise and delight.

 

Battery Daddy
South Korea
Animation, Jeon Seung-bae, 2021, 6 min.
In Korean with English subtitles

 

Everyone relies on attentive Battery Dad to keep things well-powered and smoothly-run, but when a field trip’s downpour hits, will he still have the power to keep his cool and save the day?

The Cat in the Art Park
South Korea
Animation, Kim herian, 2020, 5 min.
In Korean with English subtitles

 

Even small cats are known for causing chaos, so imagine the hijinks that ensue when this art- park-dwelling cat suddenly grows to the size of a house.
 

Cupids
United States
Live Action, Zoey Martinson, 2021, 10 min.
In English


This whimsical comedy love letter to New York's essential workers follows a whole class on the last day of school as they scheme to find the perfect partner for their adored bus driver, Ms. Cheryl, and save her from a lonely summer without them.
 

Mama Has A Mustache
United States
Documentary, Sally Rubin, 2021, 10 min.
In English


In this fully-animated, wildly collaged documentary, kids ages 5 to 10 share their thoughts about how they experience loving, inclusive worlds that aren’t bound by traditional gender binaries.
 

META
Germany
Animation, Antje Heyn, 2022, 1 min.
In English


Interconnection, form, function, flow: all these big ideas about change and growth sprout in playful ways when creatures shape shift and dance to the rhythm of discovery.
 

Poum Poum!
France
Animation, Damien Tran, 2021, 6 min.
No dialogue

 

Poum Poum! is a musical film that celebrates the simple joy of hitting drums, scribbling on paper, splashing paint, or making cymbals screech.
 

Star Bound
United States
Animation, Richard O’Connor, 2021, 3 min.
In English


When six-year-old Jerry gets together with his uncle Joey, a Mission Operations Engineer at NASA, they have so much—a galaxy’s amount—to talk about.
 

Step By Step
France
Animation, Fanny Paoli, Anabelle David, Emma Gach, Claire Robert, Julie Valentin, Thēodore Janvier, 2021, 8 min.
No dialogue

 

A little rain boot wakes up on a river’s edge, lost from her owner with the big wild forest to trek through and overcome obstacles to make her way back home.