Short Films Two
Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 11:00 AM EDT
Scandinavia House, New York, NY
For ages 8 to 14
1MINUTE NATURE: JELLYFISH WEATHER
Netherlands – NEW YORK PREMIERE
Animated Documentary, Stefanie Visjager & Katinka Baehr, 2016, 1 min
The sea teems with life, color, and mystery in this boy’s story of a day at the beach.
Animation, Julie Zammarchi, 2016, 3 min
A son remembers what it took for his father—the first African American inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame—to cross the finish line at racetracks in the segregated South.
Netherlands – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Animation, Job, Joris, & Marieke, 2016, 21 min
Three friends must walk a day in each other’s shoes…and legs, and torsos.
Hungary – US PREMIERE
Animation, Ervin B. Nagy, 2016, 7 min
Eleven-year-old “Little Mouse” is a naturally gifted swimmer who earned a spot at the Bucharest Youth Championship. Will she have what it takes to out-lap the big kids?
Live Action, Divij Roopchand, 2016, 15 min
Young Sikh Montek is on the verge of a big birthday. Can he get what he really wants?
NINO & FELIX
Italy – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Animation, Marta Palazzo & Lorenzo Latrofa, 2015, 8 min
Nino and Felix, two boys thrown together by circumstance, must learn to work it out in fantastical fashion to find common ground.
USA - WORLD PREMIERE
Live Action, Mike Hayhurst, 2016, 3 min
In a lonely world, what can you do to find your fit? A story about the search for love.
A SMALL ESCAPE
Sweden – NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
Animation, David Sandell, 2016, 3 min
A pair of scissors plans a great domestic escape, joining forces with pencils, Post-Its and tape rolls to shape its own destiny.
A WELL SPENT AFTERNOON
Slovenia – NEW YORK PREMIERE
Live Action, Martin Turk, 2016, 8 min
Noble actions don’t always reap clear rewards, but a father and son gain a meaningful bond in the exchange.