NY Int’l Children’s Film Festival | Kids Flicks Two
Take a wild ride and harness the (cat) power of the cosmos with the quirky film Catmos. If you’re curious about more earthly matters, take a page out of a Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl. And whether their tastes lean umami or sweet, the duo in Mogu & Perol just might convince you there is simply nothing more delish than a warm friendship.
With these films and more, NYICFF Kid Flicks Two shows you’re never too old to learn a few new tricks!
Preceded by the following short film, in honor of National Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month:
Throat Singing in Kangirsuk (4 minutes), Eva Kaukai (Inuit) and Manon Chamberland (Inuit)
Eva and Manon practice the art of throat singing in the small village of Kangirsuk, in their native Arctic land. Interspliced with footage of the four seasons of Kangirsuk by Johnny Nassak.
Mogu & Perol
Whether their tastes lean umami or sweet, the duo here finds there is simply nothing more delish than a warm friendship.
2018. Japan. 9 minutes.
A magical transfer of glowing energy and life is set into motion when one creature departs its earthly form.
2017. Finland, India, Lithuania. 11 minutes.
A pugilist-in-training, Jess has big boxing aspirations, while her father worries and supports her in one-two alternations of his own.
2017. USA. 7 minutes.
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.
2018. South Korea. 7 minutes.
A middle school dance floor is the ultimate field of courage for our protagonist.
2018. Sweden. 6 minutes.
Nanuk, a tough-talking polar bear, meets Aklak, an enthusiastic grizzly, when he encroaches on her own dwindling turf, and she’s understandably a little less than patient with his clueless cheer.
2017. UK. 12 minutes.
Crevasse-kicking laughs are in store when an alpine ski rescue goes way, way off track.
2018. France. 6 minutes.
The (cat) power of the cosmos can fuel you once you connect your charger to the energy and yin-yang fusion of Catmos.
2017. Russian Federation. 5 minutes.
A Field Guide to Being a 12-Year-Old Girl
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.
2017. Australia. 20 minutes.