Short Films One (2019)

shortsRuntime: 70 min. | Recommended Ages: 5-10
Bigger, brighter, bolder—change is in the air in Short Films 1, brimming with stories full of growth and transformation. If you’ve ever been the youngest of the group, you’ll sympathize with the little tadpole who always falls a tad behind in the charming Kuap. Catching up on penmanship is the name of the game if you want to graduate from pencils in the winning doc Pen Licence. Seasons turn and spring is sprung when a boy flies the coop with the eye-popping imagery in Man with the Birds.

Shorts in this lineup:


Switzerland | US Premiere
Animation, Nils Hedinger, 2018, 8 min.
No dialogue

The Pen Licence

Australia | World Premiere
Documentary, Olivia Peniston-Bird, 2018, 9 min.
In English

The Man with Birds

L'Homme aux Oiseaux
France | New York Premiere
Animation, Quentin Marcault, 2017, 4 min.
No dialogue

1 Meter/Hour

1 Metre/Heure
France | US Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Deveaux, 2018, 9 min.
No dialogue

Brooklyn Breeze

Colombia, United States
Animation, Alex Budovsky, 2017, 4 min.
No dialogue

Monsters Don’t Exist

Animation, Ilaria Angelini, Luca Barberis Organista, Nicola Bernardi, 2017, 4 min.
In English

Preschool Poets: Mr. Grumpy, Mr. Crumpy, and Mr. Bumpy

United States
Animation, Nancy Kangas & Josh Kun, 2017, 1 min.
In English

Small Spark

Petite Étincelle
France | World Premiere
Animation, Nicolas Bianco-Levrin, 2019, 4 min.
No dialogue

The Basket

India | World Premiere
Animation, Suresh Eriyat, 2017, 14 min.
No dialogue


Italy | North American Premiere
Animation, Simone Cirillo, Simone Di Rocco, Dario Livietti, Alice Tagliapietra, 2016, 7 min.
No dialogue


United Kingdom | US Premiere
Animation, Joe Wood, 2018, 2 min.
No dialogue

Saturday’s Apartment

South Korea | US Premiere
Animation, Jeon Seungbae, 2018, 7 min.
No dialogue

Raccoon and the Light

United States
Animation, Hanna Kim, 2018, 4 min.
In English