Kids Love Cinema
Liyana Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp 2018, Swaziland, USA, Qatar
A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. A beautiful animated tale, interwoven with observational documentary scenes, coming straight from the heart of Africa. Born in the imagination of five orphaned children in the Kingdom of Eswatini, who tell together an uplifting story of perseverance, drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams.
Mio fratello rincorre i dinosauri 2019, Italy, Spain
Les Oiseaux de Passage Olivier Ringer 2015, Belgium-France
Pelle Svanslös Christian Ryltenius 2020, Sweden
A modern rendition of a timeless Swedish animated classic, featuring the titular beloved cat that has lost its tail. One seemingly fine day, an abrupt storm drives Pelle away from the serene safety of the countryside into the heart of the unpredict able and dangerous city. In the course of this musical adventure, Pelle will discover not only the treasures of friendship but the hardships of everyday life as well.
Sune vs. Sune 2018, Sweden, Denmark
Rocca verändert die welt Katja Benrath 2019, Germany
Brave, funny, and one of a kind: that’s Rocca. Rocca is eleven years old and lives a rather unique life. While her dad is watching over her as an astronaut from outer space, Rocca lives alone with her squirrel and is attending a normal school for the first time in her life. At school her carefree and non-conformist way of life instantly stands out. She fearlessly confronts the class bullies, because first and foremost Rocca stands up for justice. That’s why she makes friends with the homeless Caspar and tries to help him. All the while she is also attempting to win over her grandmother’s heart.
Tottori! Sommeren vi var alene Silje Salomonsen, Arild Østin Ommundsen 2020, Norway
Vega, aged 9, and her 5-year-old sister Billie are off to an overnight excursion in the Norwegian woods. Their trip is joyful, until their dad twists his ankle. Unable to walk, he asks his daughters to get some help. Their initial panic subsides as several otherworldly encounters dredge their mission with magic. The two girls overcome their fears, discover their inner superpowers, and draw courage from the almighty bond of sisterhood.
Children of the Snow Land 2018, United Kingdom, Nepal