2020 Festival Films


  Spotlight Country
These films showcase the great art of Canadian animation.
  Friends & Neighbors
These films are part of NYICFF's Friends & Neighbors program, highlighting Japanese cinema.

11:40

Short Argentina | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Claudia Ruiz, 2018, 12 min.

Screening in: ¡Hola NYICFF! Shorts in Spanish
In Spanish, with English subtitles

3feet


3pies

Short Colombia | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Giselle Geney, 2018, 14 min.

Screening in: ¡Hola NYICFF! Shorts in Spanish and Boys Beyond Boundaries
In Spanish, with English subtitles

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

Feature United Kingdom | East Coast Theatrical Premiere
Animation, Will Becher, Richard Phelan, 2019, 86 min.

Recommended ages: 5+
In English

Accents

Short Australia | New York Premiere
Animation, Robertino Zambrano, 2019, 3 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV and Short Films 3
In English and Spanish

Ailín on the Moon


Ailin en la luna

Short Argentina | New York Premiere
Animation, Claudia Ruiz, 2018, 5 min.

Screening in: ¡Hola NYICFF! Shorts in Spanish
In Spanish, with English subtitles

And yet we are not super-heroes


On est pas près d'être des super héros

Short Belgium, France | North American Premiere
Animated Documentary, Lia Bertels, 2020, 12 min.

Screening in: Short Films 2
In French, with English subtitles

Angel’s Trumpet

Short Estonia | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Martinus Klemet, 2019, 3 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
No dialogue

Athleticus: Gym Keeper


Athleticus : Gardien de gymnase

Short France | New York Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Deveaux, 2018, 2 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
No dialogue

Athleticus: Gymnastic Rings


Athleticus: Anneaux en gymnastique artistique

Short France | New York Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Deveaux, 2018, 2 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
No dialogue

Athleticus: Middle-distance Race


Athleticus : Course de demi fond

Short France | New York Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Deveaux, 2018, 2 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
No dialogue

Athleticus: Synchronised Trampoline


Athleticus : Trampoline synchronisé

Short France | New York Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Deveaux, 2018, 2 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
No dialogue

Athleticus: Training Room


Athleticus: Salle d'entraînement

Short France | New York Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Deveaux, 2018, 2 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
No dialogue

Beetle & Bean

Short United States | World Premiere
Animation, Nick Edwards, 2019, 8 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
In English

Bento Harassment

  

Feature Japan | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Renpei Tsukamoto, 2019, 106 min.

Recommended ages: 10+
In Japanese, with English subtitles

Biidaaban (The Dawn Comes)

 

Short Canada | New York Premiere
Animation, Amanda Strong, 2018, 19 min.

Screening in: Heebie Jeebies
In English

Blieschow

Short Germany
Animation, Christoph Sarow, 2019, 10 min.

Screening in: Boys Beyond Boundaries
No dialogue

Boje

Short Germany | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Andreas Cordes & Robert Köhler, 2019, 10 min.

Screening in: Boys Beyond Boundaries
In German, with English subtitles

Boriya

Short France, South Korea | World Premiere
Animation, Min Sung Ah, 2020, 17 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
In French, with English subtitles

C is for Cars

 

Short Canada
Animation, Warren Brown, 2019, 1 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In English

Cat Lake City

Short Germany | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Antje Heyn, 2019, 7 min.

Screening in: Shorts for Tots
No dialogue

Children of the Sea

  
Kaijū no Kodomo

Feature Japan | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Ayumu Watanabe, 2019, 111 min.

Recommended ages: 10+
In Japanese, with English subtitles

Chin Up

Short United Kingdom | New York Premiere
Animated Documentary, Joanne Salmon, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In English

Daddy

Short United Kingdom
Animation, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In English

Days of the Bagnold Summer

 
Days of the Bagnold Summer

Feature United Kingdom | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Simon Bird, 2019, 86 min.

Recommended ages: 12+
In English

Deady Freddy

 

Short Canada
Animation, Alicia Eisen, 2019, 10 min.

Screening in: Heebie Jeebies
In English

Dear Darkness


Wellen aus Licht

Short Germany | US Premiere
Documentary, Samuel N. Schwarz, 2019, 16 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In German, with English subtitles

Disneynature’s Dolphin Reef

 

Feature United States | Special Preview Screening
Documentary, Keith Scholey, 2020, 77 min.

Recommended ages: All Ages
In English

Disneynature’s Elephant

 

Feature United States | Special Preview Screeninig
Documentary, Mark Linfield, 2020, 86 min.

Recommended ages: All Ages
In English

Doze


Duermevela

Short Colombia | North American Premiere
Live Action, Alfonso Acosta, 2019, 7 min.

Screening in: ¡Hola NYICFF! Shorts in Spanish
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Dreams into Drawing

  

Short Japan | World Premiere
Animation, Koji Yamamura, 2019, 10 min.

Screening in: Friends & Neighbors: Japan
In English

Eaten

Short Iran | US Premiere
Animation, Mohsen Rezapour, 2019, 7 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
No dialogue

En Route

Short Netherlands | North American Premiere
Live Action, Marit Weerheijm, 2019, 10 min.

Screening in: Short Films 2
In Dutch, with English subtitles

Esperança

Short France | New York Premiere
Animated Documentary, Cécile Rousset, Jeanne Paturle, Benjamin Serero, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In French, with English subtitles

Fahim, the Little Chess Prince

 
Fahim

Feature France | North American Premiere
Live Action, Pierre-François Martin-Laval, 2019, 107 min.

Recommended ages: 9+
In French, with English subtitles

For Estefani, Third Grade, Who Made Me A Card

Short United States | World Premiere
Animation, Jordan Bruner, 2019, 3 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1 and ¡Hola NYICFF! Shorts in Spanish
In English

Forward: Tomorrow Belongs to Us

 
Demain Est à Nous

Feature France | East Coast Premiere
Documentary, Gilles de Maistre, 2019, 84 min.

Recommended ages: 8+
In French, Spanish and other languages with English subtitles

Fritzi: A Revolutionary Tale

 
Fritzi - Eine Wendewundergeschichte

Feature Germany/Belgium/Luxembourg/Czech Republic | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Ralf Kukula, Matthias Bruhn, 2019, 80 min.

Recommended ages: 9+
In English

Gon, the Little Fox

  

Short Japan | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Takeshi Yashiro, 2019, 28 min.

Screening in: Friends & Neighbors: Japan
In Japanese, with English subtitles

Grab My Hand: A Letter to My Dad

Short United States
Animation, Camrus Johnson & Pedro Piccinini, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Boys Beyond Boundaries
In English

Hilda

 
Season 2

Feature United Kingdom/United States/Canada | World Premiere
Animation, Andy Coyle, 2020, 44 min.

Recommended ages: 5+
In English

Home Away 3000

Short France
Animation, Héloïse Pétel & Philippe Baranzini, 2018, 11 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
No dialogue

I Have a Little Cactus (The Musifants)


Mein kleiner grüner Kaktus

Short Germany | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Meike Fehre & Sabine Dully, 2019, 4 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In German, with English subtitles

I Haven’t Seen You in Forever (They Might Be Giants)

Short United States | New York Premiere
Animation, Todd Goldstein, 2015, 2 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In English

I Want


Ich will

Short Germany | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Anne Isensee, 2019, 2 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In German, with English subtitles

Imbued Life

Short Croatia | New York Premiere
Animation, Ivana Bosnjak & Thomas Johnson, 2019, 12 min.

Screening in: Heebie Jeebies
In Croatian

In Passing

 
風不太冷

Short Canada | New York Premiere
Animation, Esther Cheung, 2019, 4 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
In Cantonese

Japanese Gestures (Japangle: Stylized Movement)

  

Short Japan | Theatrical Premiere
Live Action, Kai Sasaki, 2018, 2 min.

Screening in: Friends & Neighbors: Japan
In English

Japangle: Public Restrooms

  

Short Japan | Theatrical Premiere
Animation, Live Action, Hiroki Mitsui & Yuriko Tomita, 2017, 20 min.

Screening in: Friends & Neighbors: Japan

Kids for Kids


Kinderen voor Kinderen

Short Netherlands
Animation, Job, Joris & Marieke, 2019, 3 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In Dutch

Kiri & Lou

 

Short Canada, New Zealand | US Premiere
Animation, Harry Sinclair, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Shorts for Tots
In English

Konigiri-Kun: Butterfly

  

Short Japan | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Mari Miyazawa, 2018, 5 min.

Screening in: Friends & Neighbors: Japan
No dialogue

Konigiri-Kun: The Boat

Short Japan | International Premiere
Animation, Mari Miyazawa, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
No dialogue

Lessons Learnt by the Sea

Short Cuba | New York Premiere
Documentary, Néstor Kim Enríquez, 2018, 5 min.

Screening in: Boys Beyond Boundaries
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Like Sugar

Short United States
Live Action, Kim Gehrig, 2018, 4 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In English

Lil Buck at Fondation Louis Vuitton

Short United Kingdom
Live Action, Andrew Margetson, 2016, 4 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In English

Maestro

Short France
Animation, Illogic, 2019, 2 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
No dialogue

Magic Boy

 
Shônen Sarutobi Sasuke

Feature Japan
Animation, Akira Daikuhara, Taiji Yabushita, 1961, 83 min.

Recommended ages: 8+
In English

Matches

Short Hungary
Animation, Géza M. Tóth, 2019, 11 min.

Screening in: Short Films 2
In English

Moominvalley

 
Season 2

Feature Finland, United Kingdom | North American Premiere
Animation, Steve Box, 2019, 66 min.

Recommended ages: 5+
In English

My Brother Luca

Short Mexico |
Animation, Carlos Algara & Catalina Serna, 2019, 9 min.

Screening in: ¡Hola NYICFF! Shorts in Spanish
In Spanish, with English subtitles

My Brother Makes the Noises in the Movies (The Musifants)


Mein Bruder macht im Tonfilm die Geräusche

Short Germany | World Premiere
Animation, Meike Fehre & Sabine Dully, 2020, 4 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In German, with English subtitles

My Grandfather’s Memory Book

Short United States
Animated Documentary, Colin Levy, 2018, 4 min.

Screening in: Boys Beyond Boundaries
In English

My Life in Versailles


La Vie De Chateau

Short France | New York Premiere
Animation, Clémence Madeleine Perdrillat & Nathaniel H’limi, 2019, 29 min.

Screening in: Short Films 2
In French, with English subtitles

Nuit Cherie

Short Belgium, France
Animation, Lia Bertels, 2018, 14 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
In French, with English subtitles

Om Nom Nom…

Short Japan | North American Premiere
Animation, Minato Matsuda, Haruna Ueno, Tomoko Taiga, 2019, 3 min.

Screening in: Shorts for Tots and Friends & Neighbors: Japan
No dialogue

On-Gaku: Our Sound

  

Feature Japan | US Premiere
Animation, Kenji Iwaisawa, 2019, 71 min.

Recommended ages: 12+
In Japanese, with English subtitles

Onomatopoeia Rap (Japangle: Manga)

  

Short Japan | Theatrical Premiere
Live Action, Yuriko Tomita, 2019, 2 min.

Screening in: Friends & Neighbors: Japan
In English and Japanese

Orbit

Short Netherlands
Animation, Tess Martin, 2019, 7 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
No dialogue

Overboard!


Přes palubu!

Short Czech Republic | North American Premiere
Animation, Filip Pošivač & Barbora Valecká, 2019, 12 min.

Screening in: Shorts for Tots
No dialogue

Paper Kite


طيارة ورق

Short Qatar | North American Premiere
Live Action, Nada Bedair, 2019, 7 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In Arabic, with English subtitles

Paramour

Short United Kingdom
Live Action, Ewan Jones Morris, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
No dialogue

Quarantine

Short United Kingdom | New York Premiere
Animation, Astrid Goldsmith, 2018, 13 min.

Screening in: Heebie Jeebies
In English

Represent

Short United States | New York Premiere
Live Action, Chris Heck, 2020, 5 min.

Screening in: Boys Beyond Boundaries
In English

Rice Ball/Bowl Song (Japangle: Rice)

  

Short Japan | Theatrical Premiere
Live Action, Yui Kajiura, 2019, 2 min.

Screening in: Friends & Neighbors: Japan
In English

Rocca Changes the World

 
Rocca verändert die Welt

Feature Germany
Live Action, Katja Benrath, 2019, 101 min.

Recommended ages: 8+
In German, with English subtitles

Running Up That Hill

Short United States | World Premiere
Animation, Jo Roy, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In English

SamSam

 

Feature Belgium, France | World Premiere
Animation, Tanguy de Kermel, 2020, 80 min.

Recommended ages: All Ages
In English

Self Story

Short Belgium | New York Premiere
Animated Documentary, Géraldine Charpentier, 2018, 5 min.

Screening in: Boys Beyond Boundaries and Girls’ POV
In French, with English subtitles

Selfish

 

Short Canada, Taiwan | New York Premiere
Animation, Po Chien Chen, 2019, 2 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
In English

ShalaBonBon

  

Short Japan | World Premiere
Animation, Yoko Yuki, 2019, 2 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts and Friends & Neighbors: Japan
In Japanese, with English subtitles

Sheep, Wolf and a Cup of Tea…


Moutons, loup et tasse de the…

Short France | New York Premiere
Animation, Marion Lacourt, 2019, 12 min.

Screening in: Heebie Jeebies
No dialogue

Shred

Short United Kingdom | World Premiere
Animation, Joe Wood, 2017, 2 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
No dialogue

Shy & Ketchup

Short Chile
Animation, Teresa Romo, 2019, 4 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In English

Story

Short Poland
Animation, Jola Bańkowska, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Heebie Jeebies
No dialogue

The Blue Cape


La Capa Azul

Short United States | New York Premiere
Live Action, Alejandra López, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Boys Beyond Boundaries
In Spanish, with English subtitles

The Butterfly Affect

 

Short Canada | US Premiere
Animation, Stephanie Blakey, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In English

The Club of Ugly Children

 

Feature Netherlands | International Premiere
Live Action, Jonathan Elbers, 2019, 90 min.

Recommended ages: 10+
In Dutch, with English subtitles

The Coin

Short China, United States | New York Premiere
Animation, Siqi Song, 2019, 7 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In Chinese, with English subtitles

The Fox & The Pigeon

 

Short Canada | New York Premiere
Animation, OOV Studios, 2019, 6 min.

Screening in: Shorts for Tots
In English

The Golden Rule

Short United States
Animated Documentary, Richard O'Connor, 2019, 3 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
In English

The Hedgehog’s Dilemma


Le Dilemme du Porc-Épic

Short Switzerland | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Francesca Scalis, 2019, 12 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In French, with English subtitles

The Kite


Šarkan

Short Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Martin Smatana, 2019, 13 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
No dialogue

The Last Day of Autumn


Le dernier jour d'automne

Short France, Switzerland | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Marjolaine Perreten, 2019, 7 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
No dialogue

The Magic of Chess

Short United States | New York Premiere
Documentary, Jenny Schweitzer Bell, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Short Films 1
In English

The One You Never Forget

Short United States
Live Action, Morgan Jon Fox, 2019, 8 min.

Screening in: Boys Beyond Boundaries
In English

The Opposites Game

Short United States
Animation, Anna Samo & Lisa LaBracio, 2019, 5 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
In English

The Prince’s Voyage

 
Le Voyage Du Prince

Feature France/Luxembourg/Canada
Animation, Jean-François Laguionie, Xavier Picard, 2019, 77 min.

Recommended ages: 7+
In French, with English subtitles

The School Trip


La Gita

Short Italy | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Salvatore Allocca, 2018, 15 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
In French and Italian, with English subtitles

The Size of Things


El Tamano de las Cosas

Short Colombia | North American Premiere
Live Action, Carlos Felipe Montoya, 2019, 12 min.

Screening in: ¡Hola NYICFF! Shorts in Spanish
In Spanish, with English subtitles

The Snail and the Whale

Short United Kingdom | New York Premiere
Animation, Max Lang & Daniel Snaddon, 2019, 27 min.

Screening in: Shorts for Tots
In English

Thermostat 6

Short France | New York Premiere
Animation, Maya Av-ron, Mylène Cominotti, Marion Coudert, Sixtine Dano, 2018, 5 min.

Screening in: Short Films 3
In French, with English subtitles

Too Far Away


Zu weit weg

Feature Germany | New York Premiere
Live Action, Sarah Winkenstette, 2019, 89 min.

Recommended ages: 8+
In German, with English subtitles

Trude’s Flatmate


Trudes Tier

Short Germany | New York Premiere
Animation, Klaus Morschheuser, 2018, 7 min.

Screening in: Short Films 2
In German, with English subtitles

Types of Triangles

Short United States | World Premiere
Animated Documentary, Drew Roberts, 2017, 4 min.

Screening in: NYICFF Rocks: Musical Shorts
In English

Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days

 

Short Canada, France, Portugal
Animation, Regina Pessoa, 2019, 13 min.

Screening in: Heebie Jeebies
In English

Wash Day

 

Short Canada
Animation, Jaida Salmon, 2019, 2 min.

Screening in: Girls’ POV
In English