North American premiere
(Natalya Berezovaya, Russia, animated, 2014, 6:14 min) Russian with English subtitles.
Our little pig's life is full of good luck. So when his parents have to leave, there is someone who takes care of him and his brothers.
(Paul Bar, Marion Demaret, Nadège Forner, Pierre-Baptiste Marty, Julien Robyn, Jordan Soler
France, animated, 2015, 5:19 min) No dialogue.
A group of meerkats takes care of a beloved and unique fruit, and when a vulture snatches it away, the meerkats launch a high-stakes rescue operation.
(Polina Minchenok, Russia, animated, 2015, 7:45 min) No dialogue.
A girl befriends a gentle, giant beast.
A Terrific Adventure watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/142354216
West Coast premiere
(Cristina Vilches, Spain, animated, 2015, 10:30 min) Spanish with English subtitles.
If one night your fears decide to visit you, dont let them go! Something extraordinary could happen to you
(Jacob Smith, US, live action, 2016, 12:27 min) English.
Thirteen year-old Ericka suspects her mom might be a spy and launches her own espionage effort - with her best friend - to find out what's going on.
Mimi & Liza: Episode 1- Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
North American premiere
(Katarína Kerekesová, Slovakia, animated, 2011, 7:18 min) Slovak with English subtitles.
Mimi is a blind little girl who meets her new friend Liza, and together they get captured by Liza's toy.
Professionals: The Cook
(Stepan Koval, Ukraine, animated, 2015, 5 min) Ukrainian with English subtitles.
Two friends Danylko and Bogdan study the profession of cooking. Every time it seems that the profession is easy to master, but it is much more complicated.
Sammys Measle filmmaker in attendance on January 29!
(Anthony Orkin, USA, live action, 2016, 9 min) English
When Lily and her friend Zelda play dolls one afternoon, a game of make-believe suddenly turns all too real. Uses a mix of live action and stop-motion animation with handmade dolls.
Star Taxi watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/145770746
(Juraj Krumpolec, Slovakia, animated, 2015, 14:30) Slovak with English subtitles
Adventures of a little boy Hugo and a taxi driver Peppino on their journey through a dangerous universe.
Notes to parents: The film Moroshka, a film about reverence to nature, includes a scene where a hunter stalks animals and (cartoonishly) shoots himself. A Terrific Adventure, a film with a great message about overcoming fears, includes a few mildly scary moments.
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