KID FLIX MIX! The Best of NYICFF 2012 FEB 16 @ 10:30am
The ever popular Kid Flix Mix and Party Mix are back! These compilations showcase the best shorts of last year's New York International Children's Film Festival. You will enjoy seeing several favorites from Providence festivals past and be introduced to a new slate of wonderful films currently traveling the world's festival circuit.
IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER THE SHOW WILL GO ON. BRING YOUR SNOW BOOTS!
All ages / English, musical, or no dialogue / Running time: Various lengths totaling approx. 60 mins.
Italy / Animation, Jacopo Martinoni, 2010, 2.5 mins.
A quirky, black and white cut-paper animation about a car race in which a rogue driver who runs others off the track gets his comeuppance. Home-made sound-effects add to the lo-fi fun. Vroooom.
Portugal / Animation, Jose Miguel Ribeiro, 2010, 5 mins.
With sumptuous colors and artful stop motion animation, a cardboard boy and his ladybug friend set sail into a deep blue moonlit sea and have a dream adventure.
Canada / Animation, Ga Young Back, 2011, 3 mins.
After a trying and scary day, a little girl feels all alone until she realizes that her best friend has been with her and taking care of her the whole time.
USA / Animation, Anthony Dusko, 2010, 1 min.
This instructive cartoon teaches important lessons of life, like how to do the happy dance.
UK / Animation, Corinne Ladeinde, 2011, 7 mins.
Seven-year-old Ernesto feels left out when he realizes he's the only kid in school who hasn't lost any baby teeth. Ernesto resorts to drastic measures to get rid of them; his teeth, however, have other plans...
The Gruffalo's Child
UK / Animation, Johannes Weiland/Uwe Heidschotter, 2011, 26 mins.
One wild and windy night, the Gruffalo's child ignores her father's warning and tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse. This follow-up to the Oscar-nominated original is adapted from the enormously popular Gruffalo picture books by British author Julia Donaldson.
UK / Animation, Sumo Science, 2011, 2 mins.
Aardman Animations and Sumo Science follow up last year's wonderful diminutive Dot (which set the world record for smallest animated character) by notching it up a few orders of magnitude. Shot on an expansive seaside location, they set a new record for the world's largest stop motion set, in this story of a fisherman who gets swallowed by a whale.
Keenan at Sea
USA / Animation, David Cowles/Jeremy Galante, 2010, 2 mins.
This adorable, hummable tune from NY acoustic pop group The Girls was the theme song for the 2012 NY International Children's Film Festival! "A salty sea and a boat for three as we sail past the coral reef we wave goodbye to the sandy beach far away la la la la!"
USA / Animation, Jake Wyatt, 2011, 5 mins.
A young girl chases a mysterious fox through a secret door and into a subterranean wonderland to retrieve her stolen train ticket.
Twist & Shout
Japan / Animation, Yosuke Kihara, 2010, 3 mins.
Two cute-as-buttons Japanese puppets travel to Abbey Road to find inspiration and shoot the video for their ukulele cover version of "Twist and Shout."
Who is Not Sleeping?
Sweden / Animation, Jessica Lauren, 2010, 4 mins.
Rabbit is sleeping over at Teddy Pig's house. It's going to be lots of fun! They are playing and drinking hot chocolate, but when the lights go out something doesn't feel quite right.
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