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Kid Flix: The Best of the New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival

December 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cost: FREE for children! Adults: $8.50

With visually innovative animation and many Audience Award winners from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival, Kid Flix is perfect for kids ages 3 to 7 and up. A diverse community must put aside their differences to enjoy a tasty meal in Stone Soup (France/Belgium), a hungry creature devises a way to get his fill in Tiger (Germany), and a young croc enjoys a tasty treat in Crocodile (Germany).  Join us for this wonderful line-up of playful and enchanting films!

Outdoor Cinema (Russia/Australia)
Animation, Tatiana Poliektova, 2014, 3 min
The best cinema of all reflects what is right in front of us, in this homage to all things that capture our eye.

The Birdie (Russia )
Animation, Yekaterina Filippova, 2015, 3 min
Once a birdie met a hippo. Teaming up makes everything easier.

A Hole (Mexico )
Animation, Maribel Suarez, 2016, 5 min
A little girl longs for a playmate in the garden. Her efforts go unnoticed—until they finally take root.

Tiger (Germany)
Animation, Kariem Saleh, 2016, 4 min
A little tiger, happy but hungry, devises clever means to fill his belly and satisfy his cravings.

Crocodile (Germany)
Animation, Julia Ocker, 2016, 4 min
A relaxing evening on the couch turns into a noshing nuisance for one peckish croc.

Konigiri Kun: Shopping (Japan)
Animation, Mari Miyazawa, 2015, 5 min
Konigiri Kun, a curious rice ball with a penchant for shopping, goes out to market and is tempted all around in this hilarious nod to over-consumption.

Spring Jam (New Zealand)
Animation, Ned Wenlock, 2016, 6min
Lone Stag lacks a certain something in the antlers department: the antlers. How will he get any birds to help him make music for the spring jam?

Water Path for a Fish (Spain/Colombia/France)
Animation, Mercedes Marro, 2016, 8 min
Oscar rescues a goldfish from the clutches of hungry cats, but with the drought, has trouble caring for it. When the faucets turn on, the challenge truly begins.

Spider Web (Russia)
Animation, Natalia Chernysheva, 2016, 4 min
Anyone can get caught in a bind, but working together means weaving new webs of strength in one spider’s dilemma.

You Look Scary (USA)
Animation, Xiya Lan, 2016, 4 min
Sometimes we amplify our fears. Usually, they’re not so bad at all.

Stone Soup (France/Belgium)
Animation, Clementine Robach, 2015, 7 min
Times are tough in one little town: first no food, now no electricity. Eventually, the transformative power of community nourishes all in more ways than one.

Mr. Night has a Day Off (Lithuania )
Animation, Ignas Meilunas, 2016, 2 min
Why is the night changing the day? Well, when you don’t like something, you change it.

The Pocket Man (France/Switzerland/Georgia)
Animation, Ana Chubinidze, 2016, 7 min
Good things come in all sizes and packages. Especially the pocket man, whose kindness abounds.

The Pits (USA)
Live Action Puppetry, Mike Hayhurst, 2016, 3 min
We know it’s not always easy being green—but it all works out in this charming quest for a perfect match.


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