Tricks for Kids 1


24. April 2024    
15:30 - 16:30


Gloria 2
Königstraße 20, Stuttgart, 70173


The cinema becomes an adventure land: Short films from all over the world will make you laugh, marvel and dream. Foreign-language films have a German voice-over. If the filmmakers visit the festival, they will answer your questions.

About friendship, the seasons, and a birthday cake with a bite. Beastly fun for cinema newbies aged 4 and over.


Tête en l
Tête en l’airDirector: Rémi Durin / Belgium, France / 2023 / 10:33 min / Screenplay: Rémi Durin / Production: Les Films du Nord / World Sales: Wasia

Alfonso, a young squirrel, always has his head in the clouds. He loves watching them and sometimes takes snapshots of them. His parents and friends find it hard to take his hobby seriously. But cloud-gazing is not always easy – Alfonso sometimes has to be as brave as some of the great explorers of our times.

NashornDirector: Julia Ocker / Germany / 2022 / 3:37 min / Screenplay: Julia Ocker / Production: Studio Film Bilder GmbH / World Sales: Studio Film Bilder GmbH

A young rhino is going to go on a date with a rhino lady. He is looking forward to it very much. Hopefully, it turns out well.

Le Tout Petit Voyage
Le Tout Petit VoyageDirector: Emily Worms / France, Switzerland / 2022 / 7:44 min / Production: Gebeka Films, Nadasdy Film, Folimage / World Sales: Folimage

One day John observes something extraordinary: His parakeet Titi opens the door to his cage all by himself! Yet, even as he’s free to go, the bird won’t fly away. John decides to help Titi overcome his fears and together they embark on a tiny voyage.

KuchenballadeDirector: Meike Fehre / Germany / 2022 / 3:57 min / Screenplay: Bertolt Brecht / Production: Ahoifilm, Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg, framefloor / World Sales: Meta Media Entertainment

It’s the little green cactus’s birthday and Charlie bakes him a cake. But fresh out of the oven, someone has already had a bite of the cake. Charlie sets out to find the culprit by comparing the different bite marks of the forest dwellers.

SiebenschläferDirector: Julia Ocker / Germany / 2022 / 3:37 min / Screenplay: Julia Ocker / Production: Studio Film Bilder GmbH / World Sales: Studio Film Bilder GmbH

A little dormouse overslept and missed a very important birthday surprise.

Für immer Sieben
Für immer SiebenDirector: Alexander Isert, Antje Heyn / Germany / 2024 / 9:26 min / Production: Protoplanet Studio / World Sales: Fabian&Fred GmbH

Mouse doesn’t have any idea what treasure awaits him when he stumbles across an abandoned box on Monday morning. Then it is Croc who makes it his own. And then there are Moggy, Dachshund, Frog, Snail and Porker who get into its possession as well – only to find out that the box cannot be possessed. Or atleast only in a different way than they thought.

Pip and Posy - Same-zies
Pip and Posy – Same-ziesDirector: Jeroen Jaspaert, Seán McCormack / United Kingdom / 2023 / 7:08 min / Screenplay: Emma Lloyd-Saini / Production: Magic Light Pictures / World Sales: Magic Light Pictures

Pip and Posy are best friends whose lives revolve around a wonderful world of play. Packed with warmth and comedy, the series is a joyful celebration of their great friendship, its laughter and games, its ups and downs. Zac wants to make friends with Mo but doesn’t know how. Pip and Posy help him work out how to be friends without always being same-zies.