Start your journey by testing out your wheels with the beautifully animated family short If You Fall. Keep pedaling to make the wonder wheel of the world spin in Theory of Sunset, and see how even the flightiest of actions can have unexpected consequences in the hilarious World premiere of Dreamworks’ brand-new short Bird Karma.
Shorts in this lineup:
Bulgaria, Germany | Animation
Milen Vitanov & Vera Trajanov; 2016, 9 min.
in Bulgarian, with English subtitles
Two children share an altogether different kind of New Year's Eve, taking an icy journey where they must cross waters and cultures to make a fresh start.
USA | Animation
William Salazar; 2017, 5 min.
In this World Premiere that kicks off Dreamworks’ exciting new series of theatrical shorts, a leggy bird discovers that you get as good as you give.
USA | Live Action
Lucien Flores & Michela M. Smith; 2017, 12 min.
Dani has almost cracked the code to set her drone on a very important mission. Will her dad Juan put up a roadblock or let her ideas soar?
South Korea | Animation
MinYung Jung & KyoungJin Kim; 2017, 7 min.
in Korean, with English subtitles
One family learns you can't always judge a book by its cover—or a sheep by its skin—in this wooly stop-motion tale.
Canada | Animation
Tisha Deb Pillai; 2017, 6 min.
Eight-year-old Lila takes on the daunting task of learning how to cycle, while she and her beloved Baba must also balance Mom’s work, his art, and everyone learning to grow and let go.
China, USA | Live Action
Johnson Cheng; 2017, 11 min.
in Mandarin, with English subtitles
As a 12-year-old preps for her final try-out for the traditionally all-boys Chinese youth Olympic weightlifting team, she gets some valuable pointers from a surprising source.
Senegal | Live Action
Mamadou Dia; 2016, 11 min.
in Fulani, Wolof & French, with English subtitles
Two young film lovers, Baba and Sembene, pool skills and resources to raise enough cash to see a movie at their local cinema before it closes its doors forever.
Russia | Animation
Roman Sokolov; 2017, 9 min.
Deep at night, a dedicated cyclist traverses the wintry forest. The challenge: make sure this new day gets off to a fresh and timely start.
Norway | Animation
Nils Johan Lund & Bjørn Sortland; 2017, 8 min.
in Norwegian, with English subtitles
Zara’s a little self-conscious about sharing her unusual family with her friends. But dinnertime is here, and why not make the playdate last just a little longer?