February 13, 2016
Directed by Various Filmmakers
44 min | 2015 | Various Countries | Not Rated
Recommended for youth ages 4+
A wonderful selection of the best short films included in the 2015 New York International Children’s Film Festival.
Pik Pik Pik
Directed by Dmitry Vysotsky
3 min | 2014 | Russia
The woodpecker rattles the tree on the hunt for ants. But, alas, someone grabs hold of the tree, and the ill-matched creatures form an unbeatable team.
Directed by Julia Ocker
2 min | 2013 | Germany
One day the zebra ran into the tree.
My Big Brother
Directed by Jason Rayner
3 min | 2014 | USA
Big brother is not just older, he’s physically gigantic.
Bunny New Girl
Directed by Natalie van den Dungen
6 min | 2014 | Australia
On her first day at a new school, a self-conscious young girl learns that friendship can transcend difference.
Directed by Nicolas Deveaux
5 min | 2012 | France
A herd of high-flying, acrobatic giraffes takes to the pool.
Directed by Peter Baynton
3 min | 2014 | USA/UK
In this storybook folktale, a handcrafted guitar is passed down to a young boy from his father and becomes the gift of a lifetime.
Larisa Can Fly
Directed by Elizaveta Manokhina and Polina Manokhina
6 min | 2014 | Russia
A poetic tale of two girls and their larger-than-life granny, who turns every day into an imaginative adventure in this beautiful, painterly animation.
Minuscule: The Private Lives of Insects
Directed by Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo
5 min | 2014 | France
A common bathroom becomes the setting for an all-terrain, Looney Toons–inspired chase between a fly and a spider.
Elephant and the Bicycle
Directed by Olesya Shchukina
9 min | 2014 | France/Belgium
An elephant lives in a town among people and works as a street cleaner. One day he sees a big billboard advertising a bicycle. It seems the perfect size for him!
Directed by Tom Law
1 min | 2013 | USA
There are things to fear in the dark.