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Tricks for Kids (6 years or older)
4. May 2017, 14:30
The Tricks for Kids Shorts presents 24 of the latest and most beautiful short films for children. The programmes are targeted at various age groups, The screenings will be attended by filmmakers. They explain how their films were created and answer questions. For films in foreign languages, German voice-over will be provided live in the cinema.
Regie Director: Jack Corpening / USA / 2016 / 00:02:21 min. / Produktion Production: Ringling College of Art and Design Department of Computer Animation / Weltvertrieb World Sales: Ringling College of Art and DesignDepartment of Computer Animation
A tired, grumpy space garbage man meets a magnetic alien that changes his life forever.
Odd Er Et Egg (Odd Is An Egg )
Regie Director: Kristin Ulseth / Norwegen / 2016 / 00:11:48 min. / Produktion Production: Qvisten Animation AM / Weltvertrieb World Sales: The Norwegian Film Institute
Odd is terrified of his head, until one day he falls in love with Gunn, who is both, fearless and happy in life. Odd’s life is turned upside down and he is freed from his worries in the most unexpected way.
Vrije Vogel (Free as a Bird)
Regie Director: Joyce van Diepen / Niederlande / 10/2016 / 00:25:22 min. / Produktion Production: Corrino Drama BV / Weltvertrieb World Sales: Corrino Drama
A 10 year old boy, Imad, lives in a war zone. When he finds a bird with a broken wing, he brings it home and carefully nurses it back to health. This new friendship brings Imad joy, dreams, and strength. He learns to listen to his heart and finds the courage to choose an other future.
Regie Director: Fynn Große-Bley, Eddy Hohf, Patrik Knittel / Deutschland / 04/2016 / 00:04:00 min. / Produktion Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
An ambitious owl’s endeavors are disrupted when a pesky woodpecker moves into the neighborhood…
The Moon Is Essentially Gray (The Moon Is Essentially Gray)
Regie Director: Hannah Roman / USA / 05/2016 / 00:04:34 min.
“The Moon Is Essentially Gray” is a CG animated short about a young girl, her self-made rocket, and her fantastic flight to the moon. The film explores the role escapism plays in the lives of children who suffer some form of neglect or abandonment by their caregivers, and is ultimately about the struggle to gain (or regain) personal power, joy, and freedom.
Kitten Witch (Kitten Witch)
Regie Director: James Cunningham / Neuseeland / 09/2016 / 00:09:15 min.
A precocious kitten wants to be a witch’s familiar and must pass a test or she will forever be just simple cat, but the witch sees something in the kitten she does not expect.