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Films for Children and Teens
NYICFF Dutch Animation Celebration

October 26 at 10:15
October 27 at 11:15
West Building Lecture Hall

Recommended ages 8 and over
In Dutch and English, no dialogue, with English subtitles

Assembled by the New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) with support from Dutch Culture USA, this program presents the very best of Dutch animation—featuring diverse stories, hilarious romps, inventive animation, and more! Approximately 74 minutes.

This screening is held in partnership with Kids Euro Festival and the Dutch Embassy.

Passing By
Netherlands, Animation
Job, Joris & Marieke; 2018, 1 min.
No dialogue

One hundred years of Amsterdam go by in street-style flash and dash in this memorably animated view of history.

Jonas and the Sea
Netherlands, Animation
Marlies van der Wel; 2015, 12 min.
No dialogue

At the seaside, Jonas dreams of a life among the fish and constructs bizarre aquatic contraptions to realize the impossible.

Heads Together
Kop Op
Netherlands, Animation
Job, Joris & Marieke; 2016, 20 min.
In Dutch, with English subtitles

Three very different kids, all friends, find out what it truly means to walk a day in each other’s shoes—and legs and torsos—in this hilarious film, winner of an International Emmy and the 2017 NYICFF Grand Prize.

Netherlands, Animation
Marlies van der Wel; 2018, 8 min.
No dialogue

Blooming with artful animation and wistful storytelling, Emily was spotlighted as the Netherlands’ contender for an Oscar nomination.

Mr. Paper Goes Out for a Walk
Belgium, Netherlands; Animation
Steven De Beul & Ben Tesseur; 2018, 8 min.
In Dutch, with English subtitles

With trusty scissors in hand, Mr. Paper makes choice cuts to craft his ideal world.

Polska Warrior
Netherlands, Animation
Camiel Schouwenaar; 2017, 25 min.
In Dutch and Polish, with English subtitles

Eric Kaminsky feels a little like a fish out of water. Will the pool finally be the place where he can feel just right?

Still from Marlies van der Wel’s Jonas and the Sea (2015). Courtesy NYICFF

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