PARTY MIX: Best of 2015 New York International Children’s Film Fest
Language: English w/ some English subtitles
Multiple Film Types | 2014, 2015 | 62 min
Recommended for ages 8+ (Parental Guidance: Appropriate for all ages.)
As part of a national community of prestigious film festivals, PCFF invites short film compilations from other quality fests to be part of our program. The New York International Children’s Film Festival’s venerated PARTY MIX reel includes a mix of animation and live action shorts that are sure to please! This year’s highlights include Oscar-nominated THE SINGLE LIFE and OH MY DOG!
South Korea, Animation, James Woo, 2014, 5.5 min
It’s 2150. Johnny Express is the galaxy’s laziest deliveryman. Will he be successful in delivering his latest package, or will he deliver mass destruction instead?
Czech Republic, Animation, Alexandra Hetmerová, 2013, 11.5 min
A small Minotaur, his Mom Medusa, a Cyclops delivery guy, and other legendary characters from Greek mythology go about their lives and solve their problems in today’s world.
USA, Animation, PES, 2014, 2 min
A new stop-motion food film from the director of the shortest film ever nominated for an Oscar®, Fresh Guacamole. Note: Footballs are not intended for consumption!
Denmark/Afghanistan, Live Action, Jens Pedersen, 2013, 16 min
Eleven-year-old Layla lives in an orphanage in Kabul, and despite the many sacrifices she has endured—including not seeing her family for four years—her passion for music and education keeps her optimistic.
TIGERS TIED UP IN ONE ROPE
France, Animation, Benoît Chieux, 2014, 8 min
An extremely lazy young boy is harassed by his mother, who cannot bear to see him eat and sleep all day long, day after day. He eventually decides to get to work and shows unexpected imagination, creativity, and tenacity.
IN THE BEGINNING
USA, Animation, Arthur Metcalf, 2013, 2.5 min
There can be no doubt that a little girl had a hand in the Creation.
A SINGLE LIFE
Netherlands, Animation, Job, Joris & Marieke, 2014, 2 min
2015 Oscar® nominee! When playing a mysterious vinyl single, Pia is suddenly able to travel through her life.
OH MY DOG
Belgium, Animation, Chloé Alliez, 2013, 6.5 min
In front of a raging, rowdy, crowd, the most outstanding dogs face each other to measure their talents and strengths. The results may shock you.
Mexico, Animation, Robin Alejandro Morales Reyes, 2014, 10 min
Despite obstacles, a trumpet player finds his inner voice. In doing so, he creates a wild, colorful freedom for his fellow musicians.