Kid Flix Mix: Best of New York International Children’s Film Festival 2017

Director(s):
Country: Multi-national
Language: In English or no dialogue
Multiple Film Types | 2014, 2015, 2016 | 65 min
Recommended for ages All (Parental Guidance: Appropriate for all ages.)

One of our most popular festival reels is back with fresh new stories! Don’t miss NYICFF’s latest
collection of their short film festival winners! This year the narratives range from a goldfish creatively fleeing down an impromptu water path, a spider who finds inspiration in lace and an avacado walking the streets of New York looking for a perfect partner. Never a dull story here!

OUTDOOR CINEMA
The best cinema of all reflects what is right in front of us, in this homage to all things that capture our eye.
Russia, Australia, 2014 / Tatiana Poliektova / 3 min / Animation

THE BIRDIE
Once a birdie met a hippo. Teaming up makes everything easier.
Russia, 2015 / Yekaterina Filippova / 3 min / Animation

A HOLE
A little girl longs for a playmate in the garden. Her efforts go unnoticed until they finally take root.
Mexico, 2016 / Maribel Suarez / 5 min / Animation

TIGER
A little tiger, happy but hungry, devises clever means to fill his belly and satisfy his cravings.
Germany, 2016 / Kariem Saleh / 4 min / Animation

CROCODILE
A relaxing evening on the couch turns into a noshing nuisance for one peckish croc.
Germany, 2016 / Julia Ocker / 4 min / Animation

KONIGIRI KUN: SHOPPING
Konigiri Kun, a curious rice ball with a penchant for shopping, goes out to market and is tempted all around in this hilarious nod to overconsumption.
Japan, 2015 / Mari Miyazawa / 5 min / Live Action-Animation

SPRING JAM
Lone Stag lacks a certain something in the antlers department: the antlers. How will he get any birds to help him make music for the spring jam?
New Zealand, 2016 / Ned Wenlock / 6 min / Animation

WATER PATH FOR A FISH
Oscar rescues a goldfish from the clutches of hungry cats, but with the drought, has trouble caring for it. When the faucets turn on, the challenge truly begins.
Spain, Colombia, France, 2016 / Mercedes Marro / 8 min / Animation

SPIDER WEB
Anyone can get caught in a bind, but working together means weaving new webs of strength in one spider’s dilemma.
Russia, 2016 / Natalia Chernysheva / 4 min / Animation

YOU LOOK SCARY
Sometimes we amplify our fears. Usually, they’re not so bad at all.
USA, 2016 / Xiya Lan / 4 min / Animation

STONE SOUP
Times are tough in one little town: first no food, now no electricity. Eventually, the transformative power of community nourishes all in more ways than one.
France, Belgium, 2015 / Clementine Robach / 7 min / Animation

MR. NIGHT HAS A DAY OFF
Why is the night changing the day? Well, when you don’t like something, you change it.
Lithuania, 2016 / Ignas Meilunas / 2 min / Live Action-Animation

THE POCKET MAN
Good things come in all sizes and packages. Especially the pocket man, whose kindness abounds.
France, Switzerland, Germany, 2016 / Ana Chubinidze / 7 min / Animation

THE PITS
We know it’s not always easy being green, but it all works out in this charming quest for a perfect match
USA, 2016 / Mike Hayhurst / 3 min / Live Action-Animation