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NYICFF Kid Flicks Tour 2019

Kid Flicks Tour: featuring the best short films from the 2018 New York International Children’s Film Festival!

Three Weekends at the Lark!
Kid Flicks One – April 13 and 14
Kid Flicks Two – April 20 and 21
Viva Kid Flicks – April 27 and 28

Explore new worlds without leaving the theater! Kid Flicks features audience favorites and award-winners from the 2018 New York International Children’s Film Festival, the largest film festival for kids and teens in North America. Each year, NYICFF scours the globe for the best new films from around the world. Find your story in films that encourage exploration, empathy, learning, and, of course, tons of fun!

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NYICFF’s Viva Kid Flicks!

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NYICFF is proud to offer a new Spanish-language program of animated, documentary, and live action films full of warmth, wit, and the cultural richness of our friends and neighbors to the south: Mexico. Drawn from the Festival’s annual Friends and Neighbors program spotlighting a different country every year, this lineup is co-curated with Mexico’s Morelia International Film Festival. All films are in Spanish with English subtitles or no dialogue, perfect for Spanish learners, speakers, and all seekers of fun, artistic, and enriching cultural experiences, ages 7+.

 

MATEO AND THE CINEMA / MATEO Y EL CINE
Mexico, Animation
Luis Felipe Hernández Alanis, 2015, 4 min
Spanish with English subtitles

A young boy gets help from his family, who are committed to seeing his artistic talents gloriously unfold.

THE PIÑATA KING
UK, Documentary
Charlie Kwai, Chris Lee & Paul Storrie, 2017, 3 min
Spanish with English subtitles
Over 50 years ago, on the outskirts of Mexico City, a family began making and selling piñatas to the local community. Now, the whole town takes part in the tradition, as this colorful documentary demonstrates.

PIÑATA LOVE
USA, Live Action
Joel Ramirez, 2017, 6 min
Mexican country craft meets-cute with NYC urban grit in this tale of a near-perfect mâche.

BZZZ
Mexico, Animation
Anna Cetti, 2017, 4 min
A little girl recognizes that buzz and hum are essential to all life in this cross-pollinating tale.

CREATIVITY DOES NOT RECOGNIZE WALLS / LA CREATIVIDAD NO RECONOCE MUROS
Mexico, Animation
Fernando Campos, 2017, 2 min
Art knows no boundaries, as this lovely animation commissioned by the Pixelatl Festival seeks to show us.

A HOLE / EL AGUJERO
Mexico, Animation
Maribel Suarez, 2016, 5 min
In Spanish with English subtitles
A little girl longs for a playmate in the garden. Her efforts go unnoticed—until they finally take root.

ELENA AND THE SHADOWS / ELENA Y LAS SOMBRAS
Mexico, Live Action
César Cepeda, 2016, 7 min
Elena’s old neighborhood is empty and lonely until Félix enters her orbit and shows her how to access other universes.

FAR FROM HOME / LEJOS DE CASA
Mexico, Live Action
Mayra Veliz, 2016, 13 min
In Spanish with English subtitles
Risa is a Japanese teenager on a visit to Mexico. When she ends up lost in a restaurant in the middle of nowhere, a local boy tries to help her find her way.

LUCY VS. THE LIMITS OF VOICE / LUCY CONTRA LAS LIMITES DE VOZ Mexico, Live Action
Mónica Herrera, 2012, 10 min
In Spanish with English subtitles
Lucy wonders if each person is born with a fixed number of words to expend in their lifetime and if that could be the reason why her grandpa stopped talking.

RAIN IN THE EYES / LLUVIA EN LOS OJOS
Mexico, Animation
Rita Basulto, 2013, 9 min
In this fantastical story set amidst hides tough and tender, seven-year-old Sofía recalls the day she fractured her arm while being chased through the forest.

TINTICO’S AFTERNOONS / LAS TARDES DE TINTICO
Mexico, Animation
Alejandro García Caballero, 2012, 11 min
Under the beautiful Quebrada cliff in Acapulco, a group of mosquitoes crazy for tropical music desperately tries to bring happiness back into a rumba director’s life.

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Website: www.nyicff.org

During four weekends in February and March, the Festival welcomes over 25,000 young people, parents, and movie-lovers to explore the world without leaving NYC. Presenting the best new animation, live action, documentary, and experimental film from across the globe, we invite you to watch, laugh, create, and explore with us.

Since 1997, 38 Festival films have been recognized with Academy Awards® and nominations, and in 2011 New York International Children’s Film Festival became an Oscar®-qualifying event. As such, winners of our juried prizes are eligible for Academy consideration in the Best Live Action and Best Animated Short Film categories.