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true to life

These films are based on a true story or set in a real time in history.

girls' pov

Not just for girls! These films feature empowering girls breaking the mold.

further reading

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festival alumni

Returning filmmakers whose films have screened in previous Festivals

Heebie Jeebies Shorts

ages 10+
Various Countries/Directors; 2017; approx. 75 min

For ages 10+ — Slightly spine-chilling and oddly eye-opening, the shorts in Heebie Jeebies will inspire you to see things from a whole new perspective!

Lineup includes:

BLIND VAYSHA 
Canada – NYC PREMIERE 
Animation, Theodore Ushev, 2016, 8 min 
2017 Oscar® nominee! A split screen imaginatively relays the dilemma of Vaysha, a girl who sees the future in one eye and the past in the other. 

BØYGEN 
Norway
Animation, Kristian Pedersen, 2016, 6 min
Norwegian mythology, slinking serpents, and shape-shifting anxieties.

CHATEAU DE SABLE 
France – NEW YORK PREMIERE 
Animation, Quentin Deleau, Lucie Foncelle, Maxime Goudal, Julien Paris, & Sylvain Robert, 2015, 6 min 
In the middle of the desert, soldiers made of sand protect a marvelous pearl from a huge creature trying to steal it in this epic, Ray Harryhausen-inspired CGI battle.  

EINSTEIN-ROSEN 
Spain – NEW YORK PREMIERE 
Live Action, Olga Osorio, 2016, 9 min 
Summer, 1982. Teo claims he has found the fabled Einstein-Rosen Bridge through space and time. His brother Óscar doesn’t believe him…at least not for now. 

GLOVE 
USA 
Animation, Alexa Lim Haas & Bernardo Britto, 2015, 5 min 
The surprising journey of an astronaut’s glove that traveled from Delaware to the depths of space in 1965—and is likely still floating around today. 

RUBIK  
Germany – NEW YORK PREMIERE 
Animation, Xenia Smirnov, 2016, 4 min 
What would you do with the power to shake the world in your hands? Manipulations of this Rubik’s cubes lead to manipulations of time and space.  

THE INKSECT 
Mexico – NEW YORK PREMIERE 
Animation, Pablo Calvillo, 2016, 9 min 
In the dark, dystopian world of The Inksect, freedom can only be harnessed from books. But can they be wrested from evil hands? 

THE WILD BOAR 
Germany/France/Hungary – NEW YORK PREMIERE 
Animation, Bella Szederkényi, 2016, 14 min 
From the urban jungle to the darkness of the woods, one feral kid searches for connection. 

VOLTAIRE
Netherlands – NEW YORK PREMIERE 
Animation, Jan Snoekx, 2015, 12 min 
Weathervane rooster Voltaire pines for a life atop grand cathedrals, and things get more gothic than he ever imagined in this lightning-strikes-twice story.