Kids Love Cinema
O Menino e o Mundo Ale Abreu 2013
Rosie & Moussa Dorothée van den Berghe 2018, Belgium
Rosie and her mum move to the other side of town. In her new apartment building, Rosie meets Moussa. Together, the two of them wander off to the roof, even though it’s strictly forbidden. On the rooftop, Moussa promises Rosie he will go with her when she visits her dad, who is in prison. Rosie’s only wish is to bring her parents back together, but her mom, who doesn’t want anything from her dad anymore, falls in love with another man. A tender story for all the little, warm things that unite generations and cultures.
Kung Fu Panda 3 Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Alessandro Carloni 2016
Los Bando 2018
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.
Ferdinand Carlos Saldanha 2017
My Giraffe Barbara Bredero 2017, The Netherlands
Patterson was born on the same day as his best friend Raf, who happens to be a giraffe. Because his grandfather is a zookeeper, Patterson gets to spend a lot of time with Raf. They’re inseparable and share everything. That is, until Patterson goes to school for the first time and finds out that giraffes aren’t allowed at school… Raf misses Patterson too and really wants to go to school with him. So, the young boy devises an ingenious plan to bring him to school and introduce him to a new good friend...
Inventing Tomorrow Laura Nix 2018, USA
Six passionate and talented students from around the world attempt to solve some of the most complex environmental issues through original inventions, conducting experiments in their own backyards. A global view of the planetary crisis through the eyes of the generation that will be the most affected by it. Within the framework of American Film Showcase, in collaboration with Exile Room, with the support of the American Film Embassy in Athens.
Supa Modo Likarion Wainaina 2018, Kenya, Germany
The people of a tiny village in Kenya join forces to make the wish of a terminally ill 9-year-old girl come true: they help her turn into a real superhero, with a little help from the wings of imagination and the magic of cinema. A thrilling, bittersweet farewell to all everyday life (super)heroes, that keep inspiring those who are left behind.
Eleven short films for children aged 4 - 8
Les Quatre Saisons de Léon, Pierre-Luc Granjon 2010-2012
Gods of Molenbeek Reetta Huhtanen 2019, Finland
The Molenbeek district in Brussels is believed to be the jihadi capital, since exposed by the media as home to the Paris terrorist attackers. Molenbeek is also home to Aatos from Finland and Amine from Morocco, two 6-year-old boys whose lives have been reshaped for good due to the marginalization and intense policing of the district. Through their vivid imagination, the two best friends travel to places far away from the hatred of their reality. A documentary about the ties that truly bind.
Ernest & Celestine 2012
Le roi et l’ oiseau Paul Grimault 1980
La guerre des boutons 2011
Coco Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina 2017
The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear Philip Einstein Lipski, Jørgen Lerdam, Amalie Næsby Fick 2017
White Fang Alexandre Espigares 2018