United States | World Premiere
Animation, Zhike Yang, Wenjie Wu, & Han Chen Chang, 2020, 4 min.
A grandfather and granddaughter bond over dragons, dance, and shared cultural traditions.
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.
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?
Documentary, Sarah Klein & Tom Mason, 2020, 13 min.
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.
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.
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.
Canada | New York Premiere
Documentary, Sandi Rankaduwa, 2019, 15 min.
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.