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Opening Night: Oink | New York Int'l Children's Film Festival
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Opening Night: Oink


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Belgium, Netherlands | North American Premiere
In Dutch, with English subtitles
Fabulously bespectacled nine-year-old Babs has the perfect life in the Netherlands, with parents who see to it that she has a lovely home and only the healthiest vegetarian meals on her plate. But what she really, really wants is a dog to call her own. So when Babs’ grandfather, an American with a curiously rootin tootin’ cowboy accent, suddenly appears on the scene, he just may be the key to her perfect pet. Instead, he finds Oink, a lovable if constantly, er, digesting, pig, whom he gifts to Babs. Yet Babs’ mother is less than thrilled and insists that Oink stays only on the condition he passes a rigorous puppy training program. Add to that her grandfather’s secret nefarious connection to the Sausage King competition organized by The Society for Meat Products from Fresh Pigs, and OINK is full of cheeky humor, porcines behaving badly, and people behaving even worse. It’s an uncannily realistic and genius stop-motion charmer that will have you snorting and cheering.

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screenings


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IN-PERSON

Friday, March 4th
6:00pm
SVA Theatre
Followed by Q&A with director Mascha Halberstad and producer Marleen Slot

IN-PERSON

Sunday, March 13th
11:15am
SVA Theatre