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¡Viva Kid Flicks! (2018)

Touring Program

Recommended ages: 7+
Program runtime: 74 min.

NYICFF is proud to offer a new Spanish-language program of animated, documentary, and live action films full of warmth, wit, and the cultural richness of our friends and neighbors to the south: Mexico. Drawn from the Festival’s annual Friends and Neighbors program spotlighting a different country every year, this lineup is co-curated with Mexico’s Morelia International Film Festival. All films are in Spanish with English subtitles or no dialogue, perfect for Spanish learners, speakers, and all seekers of fun, artistic, and enriching cultural experiences, ages 7+.


Shorts in this lineup:


A Hole


El Agujero

Mexico
Animation, Maribel Suarez, 2016, 5 min.
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Bzzz

Mexico
Animation, Anna Cetti & Guicho Nuñez, 2017, 4 min.

Creativity Does Not Recognize Walls


La Creatividad no Reconoce Muros

Mexico
Animation, Fernando Campos, 2017, 2 min.

Elena and the Shadows


Elena y las sombras

Mexico
Animation, César Cepeda, 2016, 7 min.

Far from Home


Lejos de Casa

Mexico
Live Action, Mayra Veliz, 2016, 13 min.
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Lucy vs. the Limits of Voice


Lucy Contra las Limites de Voz

Mexico
Live Action, Mónica Herrera, 2012, 10 min.
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Mateo and the Cinema


Mateo y el Cine

Mexico
Animation, Luis Felipe Hernández Alanis, 2015, 4 min.
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Piñata Love

USA | East Coast Premiere
Live Action, Joel Ramirez, 2017, 6 min.

Rain in the Eyes


Lluvia en los Ojos

Mexico
Animation, Rita Basulto, 2013, 9 min.

The Piñata King

UK | World Theatrical Premiere
Documentary, Charlie Kwai, Chris Lee & Paul Storrie, 2017, 3 min.
In Spanish, with English subtitles

Tintico’s Afternoons


Las Tardes de Tintico

Mexico
Animation, Alejandro García Caballero, 2012, 11 min.