Short Films Two

Runtime: 75 min. | Recommended Ages: 8 to 14
No mismatch here, NYICFF favorite series Mitch-Match returns with a stop-motion volley for Short Films Two’s tales of growing up and making key plays to save the day. Add to this set the Oscar long-listed Mum is Pouring Rain, a richly detailed, Ghibli-esque world where Jane finds kindness and inspiration from surprising friends to help pull her and her mum through a tough time in the French countryside. Then ace the game with Orozbek, who must creatively bridge challenges in his native Kyrgyzstan to get to his beloved drawing lesson in the beautifully filmed, live-action work of art.

Shorts in this lineup:

Mitch-Match Series #6

Animation, Géza M. Tóth, 2020, 2 min.
No dialogue

Mum Is Pouring Rain

Animation, Hugo de Faucompret, 2021, 29 min.
In French, with English subtitles

Salvador Dali

Kyrgyzstan | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Eldiar Madakim, 2021, 19 min.
Kirghiz, with English subtitles

How I Got My Wrinkles

France | World Premiere
Animation, Claude Delafosse, 2022, 12 min.
In French, with English subtitles

Comic Escape

United States | New York Premiere
Live Action, Alphonso McAuley, 2021, 15 min.
In English


United States
Animation, Nathania Zaini, 2021, 3 min.
In English


Czech Republic | New York Premiere
Animation, Eva Matějovičová, 2021, 5 min.
Slovak, with English subtitles