A diverse community must put aside their differences to enjoy a tasty meal in Stone Soup, a hungry creature devises a way to get his fill in Tiger, and a young croc enjoys a tasty treat in Crocodile. Visually innovative animation and Audience Award winners from the New York International Children’s Film Festival are truly delicious for ages 3 and up.
Outdoor Cinema | Director: Tatiana Poliektova | Australia, Russia | 3 min
The best cinema of all reflects what is right in front of us, in this homage to all things that capture our eye.
The Birdie | Director: Yekaterina Filippova | Russia | 3 min
Once a birdie met a hippo. Teaming up makes everything easier.
A Hole | Director: Maribel Suarez | Mexico | 5 min
A little girl longs for a playmate in the garden. Her efforts go unnoticed—until they finally take root.
Tiger | Director: Kariem Saleh | Germany | 4 min
A little tiger, happy but hungry, devises clever means to fill his belly and satisfy his cravings.
Crocodile | Director: Julia Ocker | Germany | 4 min
A relaxing evening on the couch turns into a noshing nuisance for one peckish croc.
Konigiri Kun: Shopping | Director: Mari Miyazawa | Japan | 5 min
Konigiri Kun, a curious rice ball with a penchant for shopping, goes out to market and is tempted all around in this hilarious nod to overconsumption.
Spring Jam | Director: Ned Wenlock | New Zealand | 6 min
Lone Stag lacks a certain something in the antlers department: the antlers. How will he get any birds to help him make music for the spring jam?
Water Path for a Fish | Director: Mercedes Marro | Colombia, France, Spain | 8 min
Oscar rescues a goldfish from the clutches of hungry cats, but with the drought, has trouble caring for it. When the faucets turn on, the challenge truly begins.
Spider Web | Director: Natalia Chernysheva | Russia | 4 min
Anyone can get caught in a bind, but working together means weaving new webs of strength in one spider’s dilemma.
You Look Scary | Director: Xiya Lan | USA | 4 min
Sometimes we amplify our fears. Usually, they’re not so bad at all.
Stone Soup | Director: Clementine Robach | Belgium, France | 7 min
Times are tough in one little town: first no food, now no electricity. Eventually, the transformative power of community nourishes all in more ways than one.
Mr. Night Has a Day Off | Director: Ignas Meilunas | Lithuania | 2 min
Why is the night changing the day? Well, when you don’t like something, you change it.
The Pocket Man | Director: Ana Chubinidze | France, Georgia, Switzerland | 7 min
Good things come in all sizes and packages. Especially the pocket man, whose kindness abounds.
The Pits | Director: Mike Hayhurst | USA | 3 min
We know it’s not always easy being green--but it all works out in this charming quest for a perfect match.