Kid Flicks One 2022-2023

Saturday, June 17, 2023
49 minutes
Children / Family, Short films
Not Rated 
English, Korean, Subtitled in English
Recommended Ages: 5 to 10

Let your imagination take the wheel with Kid Flicks One. Whether dreaming up the fantastical, like a cat the size of a house, or the practical, like finding a beloved teacher a summer romance, these shorts are sure to surprise and delight.
Shorts in this lineup:
Battery Daddy (South Korea, Animation, 6 min.) In Korean, with English subtitles
Everyone relies on attentive Battery Dad to keep things well-powered and smoothly-run, but when a field trip’s downpour hits, will he still have the power to keep his cool and save the day?
The Cat in the Art Park (South Korea, Animation, 5 min.) In Korean, with English subtitles
Even small cats are known for causing chaos, so imagine the hijinks that ensue when this art- park-dwelling cat suddenly grows to the size of a house.
Cupids (United States, Live Action, 10 min.) In English
This whimsical comedy love letter to New York’s essential workers follows a whole class on the last day of school as they scheme to find the perfect partner for their adored bus driver, Ms. Cheryl, and save her from a lonely summer without them.
Mama Has A Mustache (United States, Documentary, 10 min.) In English
In this fully-animated, wildly collaged documentary, kids ages 5 to 10 share their thoughts about how they experience loving, inclusive worlds that aren’t bound by traditional gender binaries.
META (Germany, Animation, 1 min.) In English
Interconnection, form, function, flow: all these big ideas about change and growth sprout in playful ways when creatures shape shift and dance to the rhythm of discovery.
Poum Poum! (France, Animation, 6 min.) No dialogue
Poum Poum! is a musical animated film which celebrates the simple and childish joy of hitting drums, scribbling on paper, splashing paint or making cracked cymbals screech.
Star Bound (United States, Animation, 3 min.) In English
When six-year-old Jerry gets together with his uncle Joey, a Mission Operations Engineer at NASA, they have so much– try a galaxy-sized amount– to talk about.
Step By Step (France, Animation, 8 min.) No dialogue
A little rain boot wakes up on a river’s edge, lost from her owner with the big wild forest to trek through and overcome obstacles to make her way back home.
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