The programme presents a selection of the seven most beautiful short films of the Tricks for Kids competition that were met with enthusiastic reception by both young and older ITFS 2023 audience. The topics and stories are varied and powerful, entertaining, and thoughtprovoking.
The young audience gets an insight into fantastic worlds full of adventure, excitement and fun. In addition to loose, varied stories that at the same time have emotional depth, topics such as dealing with a child’s imagination, longing, friendship and family cohesion are conveyed in an aesthetically impressive and child-friendly way.
The film selection incorporated the ratings of the ITFS Children’s Jury and the voting for the Tricks for Kids Audience Award. The films have no dialogue, except for ELEGY OF ELEPHANT, which is still understandable to a younger audience with three short lines of dialogue in Mandarin and English subtitles. The films are recommended for children aged 5 years and older.