NYICFF Kid Flicks Two

Touring Program

Runtime: 52 min. | Recommended Ages: 7+
Kid Flicks Two brings plenty of fun, plus deeper themes and multilingual films with English subtitles.

Shorts in this lineup:


Renaidance

United States | World Premiere
Animation, Zhike Yang, Wenjie Wu, & Han Chen Chang, 2020, 4 min.
In English
A grandfather and granddaughter bond over dragons, dance, and shared cultural traditions.

Matilda and the Spare Head

Lithuania | New York Premiere
Animation, Ignas Meilūnas, 2020, 13 min.
in Lithuanian, with English subtitles
Matilda wants to be the smartest person in the world. When she can’t fit any more in her head, she figures two heads are better than one.

Wild Lea

Colombia | East Coast Premiere
Animation, María Teresa Salcedo Montero, 2020, 9 min.
In Spanish, with English subtitles
Stop motion equals nonstop action as a feral Colombian cat goes from lonely to loved, but can she learn to settle down with her new makeshift family?

Dear Future Me

United States
Documentary, Sarah Klein & Tom Mason, 2020, 13 min.
In English
In 2014, 6th graders wrote letters to their future selves. Fast-forward to 2020 when the now-12th graders re-read them with alternately surprising, bittersweet, and hilarious results.

Louis’s Shoes

France | US Premiere
Animation, Marion Philippe, Kayu Leung, Théo Jamin, & Jean-Géraud Blanc, 2020, 5 min.
In French, with English subtitles
Louis, 8-and-a-half-years-old and autistic, arrives in his new school prepared to introduce himself.

Kapaemahu

United States
Animation, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, & Joe Wilson, 2020, 9 min.
in Hawaiian, with English subtitles
This Oscar® shortlisted film uncovers the healing power of the past when the long-hidden histories of four stones and the legendary spirits in them are revealed.

Ice Breakers

Canada | New York Premiere
Documentary, Sandi Rankaduwa, 2019, 15 min.
In English
Josh, a gifted African-Canadian hockey player in an overwhelmingly white sport, hones his skills and discovers a remarkable, buried heritage of Black athletes who helped pioneer the sport.