2021 Festival Films



a film by m+m

United States  | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Megan McShane & Matthew Yang, 2020, 2 min

Short Recommended ages: 3+
No dialogue

Screening in Shorts For Tots

A Lynx in the Town

France, Switzerland
Animation, Nina Bisiarina, 2019, 7 min

Short Recommended ages: 3+
No dialogue

Screening in Shorts For Tots

A Night in Camp Heebie Jeebie

United States  | New York Premiere
Animation, Dylan Chase, 2019, 6 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Heebie Jeebies

Athleticus: Guides

France  | New York Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Deveaux, 2019, 2 min

Short Recommended ages: 5+
No dialogue

Screening in Shorts For Tots

Athleticus: Sled

France  | New York Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Deveaux, 2019, 2 min

Short Recommended ages: 5+
No dialogue

Screening in Shorts For Tots

Athleticus: The Encounter

France  | New York Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Deveaux, 2019, 2 min

Short Recommended ages: 5+

Screening in Short Films One

Beans

Canada
Live Action, Tracey Deer, 2020, 92 min

Feature Recommended ages: 14+
In English

Black Boy Joy

 

United States
Live Action, Martina Lee, 2019, 17 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Celebrating Black Stories

Broken Bird

 

United States
Live Action, Rachel Harrison Gordon, 2020, 10 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Celebrating Black Stories
Screening in Girls’ POV

Buladó

Curaçao, Netherlands  | International Premiere
Live Action, Eché Janga, 2020, 86 min

Feature Recommended ages: 12+
in Papiamento and Dutch, with English subtitles

Calamity


Calamity, une Enfance de Martha Jane Cannary

Denmark, France
Animation, Rémi Chayé, 2020, 85 min

Feature Recommended ages: 8+
In French, with English subtitles

Catgot

China, Hong Kong  | New York Premiere
Animation, Ho Tsz Wing, 2019, 3 min

Short Recommended ages: 5+
No dialogue

Screening in Short Films One

Cats vs. Progress

Sweden  | North American Premiere
Animation, Jacob Stålhammar, 2020, 4 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
No dialogue

Screening in Heebie Jeebies

Chips

United Kingdom  | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Karen Kelly, 2019, 14 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Heebie Jeebies

Cinema Rex

Israel  | New York Premiere
Animation, Mayan Engelman & Eliran Peled, 2020, 8 min

Short Recommended ages: 5+
In Arabic, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films One

City of Ghosts

United States  | Premiere Event
Animation, Elizabeth Ito, 2021, 17 min

Feature Recommended ages: 6+
In English

Colza

France  | New York Premiere
Animation, Victor Chagniot, Camille Broutin, Matthieu Daures, Victoria De Millo Gregory, Maxime Jouniot, & Jade Khoo, 2020, 5 min

Short Recommended ages: 8+
In French, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films Two

Curtain Up!

United States
Documentary, Hui Tong & Kelly Ng, 2019, 69 min

Feature Recommended ages: 8+
in English and Mandarin, with English subtitles

Dear Future Me

United States
Documentary, Sarah Klein & Tom Mason, 2020, 13 min

Short Recommended ages: 8-14
In English

Screening in Short Films Two

Devenir

Belgium
Animation, Géraldine Charpentier, 2017, 2 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In French, with English subtitles

Screening in Becoming Ourselves: Breaking the Binary

Downstage

United States  | New York Premiere
Documentary, Live Action, Stephanie Owens, 2020, 13 min

Short Recommended ages: 5 to 10
In English

Screening in Short Films One
Screening in Celebrating Black Stories

Housing

France  | New York Premiere
Animation, Judith Herbeth, 2019, 3 min

Short Recommended ages: 5+
In French, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films One

How I Overcame My Fear of Humans

France  | World Premiere
Animation, Hélène Ducrocq, 2020, 9 min

Short Recommended ages: 8+
In French, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films Two

Ice Breakers

Canada  | New York Premiere
Documentary, Sandi Rankaduwa, 2019, 15 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Celebrating Black Stories

In the Shadow of the Pines

Canada
Animation, Documentary, Anne Koizumi, 2020, 7 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In Japanese, with English subtitles

Screening in Girls’ POV

Ink

Netherlands
Animation, Joost van den Bosch & Erik Verkerk, 2020, 2 min

Short Recommended ages: 3+
No dialogue

Screening in Shorts For Tots

Jackie & Oopjen

Netherlands  | New York Premiere
Live Action, Annemarie van de Mond, 2020, 90 min

Feature Recommended ages: 8+
In Dutch, with English subtitles

Joy Run

United States
Documentary, Tourmaline, 2020, 4 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Becoming Ourselves: Breaking the Binary
Screening in Celebrating Black Stories

Joychild

United States  | New York Premiere
Documentary, Live Action, Aurora Brachman, 2020, 6 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Becoming Ourselves: Breaking the Binary

Kapaemahu

United States
Animation, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, & Joe Wilson, 2020, 9 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
in Hawaiian, with English subtitles

Screening in Becoming Ourselves: Breaking the Binary

Kenya’s Symphony

United States
Animation, Carlos Douglas Jr., 2020, 5 min

Short Recommended ages: 3 to 6
In English

Screening in Shorts For Tots
Screening in Celebrating Black Stories

Kiri and Lou — Air

Canada, New Zealand  | US Premiere
Animation, Harry Sinclair, 2020, 5 min

Short Recommended ages: 3+
In English

Screening in Shorts For Tots

Lazare’s Doing it Right

France, United States  | North American Premiere
Animation, Thomas Appleman, 2020, 6 min

Short Recommended ages: 8+
In French, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films Two

Leaf

Belarus, Czech Republic
Animation, Aliona Baranova, 2020, 6 min

Short Recommended ages: 3+
No dialogue

Screening in Shorts For Tots

Louis’s Shoes

France  | US Premiere
Animation, Marion Philippe, Kayu Leung, Théo Jamin, & Jean-Géraud Blanc, 2020, 5 min

Short Recommended ages: 8+
In French, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films Two

Matilda and the Spare Head

Lithuania  | New York Premiere
Animation, Ignas Meilūnas, 2020, 13 min

Short Recommended ages: 5-10
in Lithuanian, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films One

Mido and the Instrumals

France  | North American Premiere
Animation, Roman Guillanton, 2020, 6 min

Short Recommended ages: 3 to 6
No dialogue

Screening in Shorts For Tots

Moominvalley: The Hobgoblin Trilogy

Finland, UK  | US Premiere
Animation, Steve Box, 2019, 66 min

Feature Recommended ages: 5+
In English

Mother Didn’t Know

Norway  | New York Premiere
Animation, Anita Killi, 2020, 11 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
No dialogue

Screening in Girls’ POV

My Dad is a Heel Wrestler

Japan
Live Action, Kyohei Fujimura, 2018, 110 min

Feature Recommended ages: 9+
In Japanese, with English subtitles

Nahuel and the Magic Book

Brazil, Chile  | North American Premiere
Animation, Germán Acuña, 2019, 99 min

Feature Recommended ages: 8+
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Nestor

Portugal, United Kingdom  | East Coast Premiere
Animation, João Gonzalez, 2019, 6 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
No dialogue

Screening in Heebie Jeebies

Orgiastic Hyper-Plastic

Denmark, United Kingdom  | US Premiere
Animation, Paul Bush, 2020, 7 min

Short Recommended ages: 5+
No dialogue

Screening in Short Films One

OTANIMM/ONNIMM

Canada  | New York Premiere
Animation, Neko Wong-Houle & Terrance Houle, 2020, 3 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Girls’ POV

Purpleboy

Belgium, France, Portugal  | New York Premiere
Animation, Alexandre Siqueira, 2019, 14 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Becoming Ourselves: Breaking the Binary

Raya and the Last Dragon

United States
Animation, Don Hall & Carlos López Estrada, 2021, 107 min

Feature Recommended ages: Rated PG
In English

Red Rover

United Kingdom  | North American Premiere
Animation, Astrid Goldsmith, 2020, 13 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
No dialogue

Screening in Heebie Jeebies

Renaidance

United States  | World Premiere
Animation, Zhike Yang, Wenjie Wu, & Han Chen Chang, 2020, 4 min

Short Recommended ages: 3+
In English

Screening in Short Films One

Self Story

Belgium
Animation, Documentary, Géraldine Charpentier, 2018, 5 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In French, with English subtitles

Screening in Becoming Ourselves: Breaking the Binary

Sisters: the Summer We Found Our Superpowers


Tottori: Sommeren vi var alene

Norway  | New York Premiere
Live Action, Silje Salomonsen & Arild Østin Ommundsen, 2020, 77 min

Feature Recommended ages: 7+
In Norwegian, with English subtitles

Sol

Canada  | World Premiere
Live Action, Andy Alvarez, 2020, 14 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Celebrating Black Stories
Screening in Girls’ POV

Sum of its Parts

United States
Animation, Alisa Stern, 2019, 3 min

Short Recommended ages: 3+
No dialogue

Screening in Shorts For Tots

Tape

United States
Live Action, Jojo Erholtz, 2020, 13 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In English

Screening in Girls’ POV
Screening in Celebrating Black Stories

The Alien Nightmare

France  | New York Premiere
Animation, Lauriane Balestrat, Marc Antoine Alonzo, Alexis Sabalza, Elie Berhoumieux, & Lucas Soupou, 2020, 6 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
No dialogue

Screening in Heebie Jeebies

The Bears’ Famous Invasion


La Fameuse Invasion des Ours en Sicile

France, Italy
Animation, Lorenzo Mattotti, 2019, 82 min

Feature Recommended ages: 10+
In French, with English subtitles

The Fantastic Journey of Margot & Marguerite


L'Aventure des Marguerites

France  | US Premiere
Live Action, Pierre Coré, 2020, 89 min

Feature Recommended ages: 10+
In French, with English subtitles

The Legend of Hei

China  | World Premiere English Language Version
Animation, MTJJ Mutou, 2019, 101 min

Feature Recommended ages: 9+
In English

The Mitchells vs. The Machines

United States
Animation, Michael Rianda, 2021, min

Feature Recommended ages:
In English

The Name of the Son

Argentina  | New York Premiere
Live Action, Martina Matzkin, 2020, 13 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Screening in Becoming Ourselves: Breaking the Binary

The Scream

France  | US Premiere
Animation, Charlotte Chouisnard, Ninon Dodemant, Baptiste Leclerc, Solène Michel, Justine Parasote, & Anouk Segura-Diaz, 2020, 5 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
No dialogue

Screening in Heebie Jeebies

The Snail and the Whale

United Kingdom
Animation, Max Lang & Daniel Snaddon, 2019, 27 min

Short Recommended ages: 5+
In English

The Yogi Walrus

United Kingdom  | North American Premiere
Animation, Daleya Marohn, 2019, 4 min

Short Recommended ages: 3-6
In English

Screening in Shorts For Tots

To: Gerard

United States
Animation, Taylor Meacham, 2020, 7 min

Short Recommended ages: 5-10
In English

Screening in Short Films One

Tulip

United States  | World Premiere
Animation, Andrea Love & Phoebe Wahl, 2020, 9 min

Short Recommended ages: 5-10
In English

Screening in Short Films One

Umbrellas

France, Spain  | New York Premiere
Animation, Jose Prats & Alvaro Robles, 2020, 12 min

Short Recommended ages: 5+
No dialogue

Screening in Short Films One

Under the Skin

Netherlands  | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Emma Branderhorst, 2019, 20 min

Short Recommended ages: 10+
In Dutch, with English subtitles

Screening in Girls’ POV

Vanille

France, Switzerland  | New York Premiere
Animation, Guillaume Lorin, 2020, 30 min

Short Recommended ages: 8-14
In French, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films Two

Wild Lea

Colombia  | East Coast Premiere
Animation, María Teresa Salcedo Montero, 2020, 9 min

Short Recommended ages: 8-14
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films Two

Zara and the Others: Miss Miss

Norway  | New York Premiere
Animation, Nils Johan Lund & Bjørn Sortland, 2020, 13 min

Short Recommended ages: 8+
In Norwegian, with English subtitles

Screening in Short Films Two

Zog and the Flying Doctors

South Africa, United Kingdom  | New York Premiere
Animation, Sean Mullen, 2020, 24 min

Short Recommended ages: 3+
In English