Kid Flix Mix: Best of New York International Children’s Film Festival 2016

Director(s): Multiple
Country: Multi-national
Language: In English or no dialogue
Multiple Film Types | 2015, 2016 | 58 min
Recommended for ages All

The New York International Children’s Film Festival’s younger-oriented KID FLIX MIX reel is back and better than ever! This year’s picks show you the wonders of an octopus baking in a kitchen and a mouse demonstrating how to be a perfect houseguest.

ONE, TWO, TREE
It’s the story of a tree, a tree like any other. One day, it jumps into a pair of boots and goes off for a walk, inviting everyone to follow.
France, 2015 / No dialog / Yulia Aronova / 7 min / Animation

OCTOPUS
Baking a cake should be much easier with eight arms, but that’s only if all arms agree on what cake they’re going to make!
Germany, 2015 / No dialogue / Julia Ocker / 3 min / Animation

ME…JANE
Jane Goodall is renowned for her work with apes in the jungle, but as Patrick McDonnell’s
heartwarming tale shows, her curiosity, spirit and sense of adventure started long ago with a toy chimpanzee named Jubliee.
USA, 2014 / English / Paul and Sandra Fierlinger / 9 min / Animation

TINY TUNES – FOOD
Our new favorite band performs a pocket-sized poem about our all-time favorite subject: food!
UK, 2015 / English / Andy Martin / 1 min / Animation

LOOKS
A grey lynx doesn’t quite fit into the colorful world around him, and resorts to dark behavior in order to blend in.
Germany, 2014 / No dialogue / Susann Hoffmann / 3 min / Animation

MEMORIES OF THE SEA
Fidel is six years old and has a lot of opinions, but doesn’t quite understand the changes
happening within his family.
Brazil/USA, 2015 / English / Thais Drassinower / 9 min / Live Action

ZOO STORY
What happens when a little girl who is bored at the zoo suddenly notices a big gorilla?
Czech Republic, 2015 / No dialogue / Veronika Zacharova / 4 min / Animation

THAT IS NOT A GOOD IDEA
A devious spin on a classic tale of a hungry fox and plump goose, complete with a chorus of concerned little chicks!
USA, 2015 / English / Pete List / 7 min / Animation

PERFECT HOUSEGUEST
A house is visited by a clean, organized, well-mannered guest…and it’s a mouse?!
USA, 2015 / No dialogue / Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter / 2 min / Animation

AN OBJECT AT REST
A stone will encounter lots of obstacles over the course of a millennium, but is there any
greater disruption than that of human civilization?
USA, 2015 / No dialogue / Seth Boyden / 5 min / Animation

THE VISITORS
A man’s home is his castle. But not for long…
Australia, 2014 / No dialogue / Philip Watts / 1 min / Animation

THE GIRL WHO SPOKE CAT
A curious girl wants to add some color into her predictable, organized world where there’s a proper way of walking, looking—even eating soup!
UK/Poland, 2014 / English / Dotty Kultys / 6 min / Animation