NYICFF Kid Flicks
Both programs will be available for streaming from June 5-17. Once a ticket is purchased with the library’s promo code through Vimeo on Demand, the viewer has access for 48 hours
Grab some popcorn and get ready for a fun, artful film experience for kids and adults alike. With these hour-long screenings of the best of the New York International Children’s Film Festival’s short films, you can bring some artful, inspired storytelling and hilarity to your home screen. Two short film programs are available, >Kid Flicks One recommended for ages 3+, and >Kid Flicks Two for ages 8+. Have a great film experience with your kids, with plenty of ideas and themes to talk about long after the screening is done (and you’ll have 48 hours to rewatch as much as you’d like!).
How to access the videos:
- Click on the link for either >Kid Flicks One or >Kid Flicks Two
- Press ‘rent’
- Create or Login to a Vimeo account
- Click on ‘promo code’ and type in our code to get the discount
- Our promo code: CFPLKF_2020
- Click ‘continue’
- Enjoy the show for up to 48 hours!
- Then, if you want to watch the other shorts, repeat these steps!
Kid Flicks One
South Africa, Animation
Jeremy Collins, Kelly Dillon, 2018, 5 min
One girl is determined to make a very big splash, but will she have the buoyant courage to pull it off?
Animation, Nicolas Bianco-Levrin, 2019, 4 min
You’ve heard of night owls and bookworms? Well both perfectly describe this mouse, who must find a way to continue his exciting bedtime reading when it’s lights out.
Nils Hedinger, 2018, 7 min
If you’ve ever been the youngest of the group, you’ll sympathize with the little tadpole who always falls a tad behind in the charming KUAP.
PIG ON THE HILL
Jamy Wheless & John Helms; 2017, 6 min.
Pig may be up high, but his nimble new neighbor, Duck, shows how the most important spot of all is one next to friends.
Documentary, Olivia Peniston-Bird, 2018, 9 min
Brushing up on penmanship is the name of the game if you want to graduate from pencils.
Sergei Ryabov, 2018, 3 min
Checkers may seem a game of child’s play, but can a losing cat nab a comeback?
United Kingdom, Animation
Hend Esmat & Lamiaa Diab, 2018, 5 min
Little ones are in charge and grown-ups get to play when the hilarious Flipped reworks the script.
Giselle Pérez, 2018, 2 min
Like everything Abuelita does, her tamales are filled with love, especially when her granddaughter gets to help out in the kitchen.
Nancy Kangas & Josh Kun, 2018, 2 min
Samuel serves up some poetic proclamations about life, as definitively drawn from the three-foot perspective.
Alex Budovsky, 2017, 4 min
NYC’s biggest borough gets the Busby Berkeley treatment in this charmingly upbeat ode to industrial Brooklyn that will have you tapping your steel-capped toes!
RACCOON & THE LIGHT
Hanna Kim, 2018, 4 min
Nighttime is a breeze for a nocturnal creature, but a spotlight shines in more ways than one in this Student Academy Award-Winner.
Kid Flicks Two
South Korea, Animation
Jeon Seungbae, 2018, 7 min
Banging, jumping, wailing, pounding—noisy neighbor mayhem rules the day until this ultimately loveable bunch of apartment dwellers find a way to hammer it out together.
MOGU & PEROL
Tsuneo Goda, 2018, 9 min
Whether their tastes lean umami or sweet, the duo here finds there is simply nothing more delish than a warm friendship.
Gediminas Siaulys, 2017, 11 min
A magical transfer of glowing energy and life is set into motion when one creature departs its earthly form.
Emily Sheskin, 2017, 7 min
A pugilist-in-training, Jess has big boxing aspirations, while her father worries and supports her in one-two alternations of his own.
A FIELD GUIDE TO BEING A 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL
Australia, Live Action
Tilda Cobham-Hervey, 2017, 20 min
Who doesn’t need A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl—whether you are, have been, or ever wanted to be one—in this wry comedy.
Sweden, Live Action
Christian Zetterberg, 2018, 6 min
A middle school dance floor is the ultimate field of courage for our protagonist.
Katya Miloslavskaya, 2017, 5 min
The (cat) power of the cosmos can fuel you once you connect your charger to the energy and yin-yang fusion of Catmos.
Léo Brunel, Loris Cavalier, Camille Jalabert, Oscar Malet, 2018, 6 min
Crevasse-kicking laughs are in store when an alpine ski rescue goes way, way off track.