Be prepared for lots of laughs and surprises as you take a peek at life in the Colombian rainforest, share one girl’s enduring passion for space exploration or a boy’s love for his father. These stories and more in this stunning mix of international live-action and animated short films for older children.
Subtitles will be read aloud by an experienced reader.
AGE 8+ DURATION: 70 MINS APPROX.
A bunch of noisy neighbours must find a way to live together in peace in this lively and entertaining Korean stop motion animation.
Korea / 2018 / Animation / Director: Jeon Seungbae
A little boy who misses his dad passes the time by imagining the many various adventures his father may be having in this very touching animation from Norway.
Norway / 2018 / Animation / Director: Atle Blakseth, Einar Dunsæd
This stunning animation is a visual and musical journey through Brooklyn, inspired by the music of Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra – sure to you have you bopping in your seats.
USA / 2017/ Animation / Director: Alex Budovsky
The Size of Things / El Tamaño de las cosas
A young Colombian boy lives with his father in a house without any belongings. He is delighted to find a chair one day in the forest, but things are not as they seem as the magic of the rainforest takes hold.
Colombia / 2018 / Live Action / Director: Carlos Felipe Montoya
Basav! / Chante
The journey of the Roma people told in song through the eyes of a young girl.
France / 2019 / Animation / Director: Janis Aussel
This live-action drama from Lithuania tells the story of one girl’s lifelong obsession with space travel as she dreams of escape.
UK / 2018 / Live action / Director: Milda Baginskaite
Monsters Don’t Exist
For these two squabbling schoolboys school detention is full of surprises!
Italy / 2018 / Animation/ Director: Ilaria Angelini / Nicola Bernardi / Luca Barberis Organista
12-Year-Old Zahra is an asylum seeker from Afghanistan living with her family in Norway. In order for Zahra to fully enjoy an exciting new skill, she must first change her father’s attitude.
Norway / 2018 / Live action / English subtitles / Director: Kari Klyve-Skaug
Join this hilarious bunch for a techno-fuelled gym workout you will never forget.
UK / 2018 / Animation / Director: Joe Wood
Screening as part of IFI Family Festival 2019 – July 26th-28th
Short Tales for children 4+ July 27th at 11.00