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26th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

9 – 16 OCT 2021
 
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86 min
Panorama

The Day of Chocolate

2019
2018
Poland
from 10 years
Director: Jacek Piotr Bławut

When silent Monika moves into the neighbouring house in her hula costume, David immediately makes friends with her. Both have a longing for a loved person who has left them, and both have a secret wish. Can the magic clock and the time hopper help them?

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Trailer
95 min
German Focus

Invisible Sue

2019
2018
Germany, Luxembourg
from 10 years
Director: Markus Dietrich

Susanne is twelve and dreamy. In her spare time she escapes into her comic’s world. She wants to be a superhero herself, a superhero named Sue! In reality, however, Sue has the feeling of not being noticed by anyone, of being almost invisible to the conceited girls from her class, but mainly to her mother Maria. She is an ambitious scientist who only has her research on her mind.

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3 min
Short Film

Theobald Topferson

2018
2017
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Lars Smekal

Theobald is a man who actually has everything: a wife, two children, a house with backyard – but somehow he is not really happy.

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11 min
Short Film

The Ape Man

2018
2017
Belgium
from 14 years
Director: Pieter Vandenabeele

A small, plump man lives on the top floor of a skyscraper. One day, when he hears the aggressive rants of his neighbor, he looks for the Tarzan inside to rescue his next door Jane.

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10 min
Short Film

St. Elliot

2018
2017
Norway
from 14 years
Director: Tord Theodor Olsen

When a young boy discovers that dogs are not allowed in heaven, he makes out his own plan on how to reunite a sick dog with his dead owner.

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5 min
Short Film

Oculus Malus

2018
2017
France
from 14 years
Director: Félix Benicourt, Maxime Blin, Mathieu Bouzard, Camille Bullet, Valentin Chotel, Adrien Kottelat, Quentin Masingarbe, Dorian Mouty

A crazy scientist creates special glasses in order to examine some little creatures that are invisible to human eyes. These creatures may just explain a good proportion of our daily annoyances.

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5 min
Short Film

Memo

2018
2017
France
from 14 years
Director: Julien Becquer, Éléna Dupressoir, Jules Durand, Viviane Guimarães, Ines Scheiber

Louis, a retired man, resists the overprotection of his daughter Nina to keep his independence.

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14 min
Short Film

Mascarpone

2018
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Jonas Riemer

A car crash thrusts Francis, the dreamy film projectionist, into the world of the ruthless gangster Mascarpone.

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10 min
Short Film

The Little Princess

2018
2018
UK
from 14 years
Director: Jason Maza

A man going through a deep depression has a chance and random encounter with a little girl that reminds him of the beauty and simplicity of life.

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15 min
Short Film

A Sure Sign

2018
2018
Finland
from 14 years
Director: Marjo Viitala

Jarno lives an easy-going live with his girlfriend in the countryside. One day, his friend tells him that a certain Roxette song predicts the end of any relationship. “It must have been love”…

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14 min
Short Film

The Boy with the Teddy

2018
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Alessandro Schuster

A small boy walks alone with his teddy bear in his arms through the city and meets a young man on his way, who takes him into his apartment.

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4 min
Short Film

Sloth

2018
2017
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Julia Ocker

The sloth wants to buy an ice cream. Unfortunately, it is too slow.

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3 min
Short Film

Bottle Battle

2018
2018
Germany
from 4 years
Director: Tatiana Mikhailova, Varvara Shtikova, Sofia Kondrasheva

Everything could be so simple …

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7 min
Short Film

Barefoot

2018
2018
New Caledonia, France
from 7 years
Director: Loup Bouchet

Two children live with their father in the middle of the forest. Every morning, they walk through the forest to go to school.

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2 min
Short Film

Creativity Does Not Recognize Walls

2018
2017
Mexico
from 11 years
Director: Fernando Campos Mendoza

In a world divided by a tall scary wall two strangers look for a way to connect in order to help each other out.

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8 min
Short Film

Voyagers

2018
2017
France
from 14 years
Director: Gauthier Ammeux, Valentine Baillon, Benjamin Chaumény, Alexandre Dumez, Lea Finucci, Marina Roger

A tiger escaping his hunter ends up in a space station occupied by an astronaut and his goldfish.

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25 min
Short Film

Wild Game

2018
2017
Estonia, Portugal, UK
from 14 years
Director: Jerónimo Sarmiento

During the harsh Estonian winter, 15-year-old Liis joins a group of teenagers for an unusual hunting game in the forest, where conflicting emotions surface as the game unfolds.

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4 min
Short Film

Macarooned

2018
2017
Ireland
from 14 years
Director: Alan Short, Seamus Malone

A desperate castaway navigates shark-infested waters to reach a nearby island paradise, and pits his wits against an escalating run of extraordinary bad luck…

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11 min
Short Film

Tweet-Tweet

2018
2018
Russia
from 14 years
Director: Zhanna Bekmambetova

Our life is like walking on a tightrope. In times we are scared or lost we lose balance. When we are happy and excited, we forget we walk on a rope. We can even fly!

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10 min
Short Film

Farta

2018
2018
Germany
from 14 years
Director: Silvia Cannarozzi

Theresa is a single mother and has documented all of her daughter's childhood on social media without considering the full consequences.

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13 min
Short Film

A Family Tale

2018
2017
Spain
from 14 years
Director: José Corral

While his mother prepares dinner, little Rubén narrates the adventures of Galactic Lighting, a brave space hero who fights Dr. Evil.

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12 min
Short Film

To Me You Are Beautiful

2018
2017
Netherlands
from 14 years
Director: Bouwine Pool

A sweet granny looks forward to her granddaughter’s visit. But when the little girl arrives, things don’t go as smoothly as she had hoped for.

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7 min
Short Film

Stuffed

2018
2018
France
from 14 years
Director: Élise Simoulin, Édouard Heutte, Clotilde Bonnotte, Anna Komaromi, Marisa Di Vora Peixoto, Helena Bastioni

An emotionally unstable cat makes a strange encounter that helps him to grow up and learn to overcome his anger.

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4 min
Short Film

The Station

2018
2017
UK
from 14 years
Director: Jocelyn Wat

The granny awaited her little girl at the train station but turned out she had got onto the wrong platform! To rescue her, she had to get through horrifying obstacles.

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4 min
Short Film

Penguin

2018
2017
Germany
from 11 years
Director: Julia Ocker

A timid penguin waiter goes out of his way to perform his job to perfection. But when a glacé cherry falls from the cake, it sets off a chain reaction of disastrous events.

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15 min
Short Film

Sunday Morning

2018
2017
Slovenia
from 11 years
Director: Martin Turk

Two boys, their fathers and a dog in an unexpected encounter in a forest on Sunday morning. Short film about authorities, disappointments and the birth of a rebel.

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15 min
Short Film

Snow for Water

2018
2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK
from 11 years
Director: Christopher Villiers

It is snowing in the besieged city of Sarajevo. Gunfire thunders in the distance. Ema and her younger brother Adi haul snow into the bathtub, to provide water for the family.

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7 min
Short Film

Kippkopp in the Grass

2018
2017
Hungary
from 4 years
Director: Szilvia Fabók, Tama Mikori

The first episode of the TV series based on the fairy tales of Veronika Marék. Kippkopp, a chestnut child, is up for a walk in a meadow. He is alone and looking for someone to play with. Perhaps the ladybug?

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2 min
Short Film

Opposite Day

2018
2017
Germany
from 4 years
Director: Fabian Friedrich

It’s Opposite Day – it’s Opposite Day! The day to do things in the opposite way.

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13 min
Short Film

7 Colours of Family

2018
2018
Russia
from 4 years
Director: Jekaterina (Ekaterina) Koshuschanaja (Kozhushanaya)

Little Andrew learns that his mother will be having a second child. He concludes that his mother now no longer needs him and decides to go away.

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9 min
Short Film

White Crow

2018
2018
Croatia
from 4 years
Director: Miran Miošić

Little white crow is ridiculed by her flock for being different. But when pollution causes turbulent changes in their environment, it is the little white crow who helps the flock find a better home.

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3 min
Short Film

Koyaa – Freezing Scarf

2018
2017
Slovenia
from 4 years
Director: Kolja Saksida

Koyaa wants some fresh air. But it’s winter outside and he’d like to wear his scarf. Unfortunately Koyaas scarf is on the run. Hopefully he can catch it.

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9 min
Short Film

The Hungry Little Wolf

2018
2017
France, Belgium
from 4 years
Director: Arnaud Demuynck

A little wolf cub decides one day that he is big enough to go hunting on his own. He sets out to find a willing prey, but all those he approaches are too big for him ... or rather too cunning.

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12 min
Short Film

Odd Squad – The Cherry-On-Top-Inator

2018
2017
Canada
from 11 years
Director: J.J. Johnson

The agents recall how a beloved gadget helped them.

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15 min
Short Film

The Line

2018
2017
Italy
from 11 years
Director: Alessandro Stevanon

Eleven-year-old Federico is invisible to the eye of his schoolmates and parents. Meeting an old Senegalese artist helps him to discover his talent and learn to see others for what they are.

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17 min
Short Film

HiddenBoy

2018
2018
Spain
from 11 years
Director: Pol Rodríguez

The film tells the impossible love story between Juna, a city girl, and a very special child hiding on Tagamanent’s mountain.

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13 min
Short Film

Die trying

2018
2017
Spain
from 11 years
Director: School of Children and Youth Film Camera and Action

Clara is a preteen whom is diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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18 min
Short Film

The Mandarin Tree

2018
2017
Germany
from 7 years
Director: Cengiz Akaygün

When little Sirin is finally allowed to visit her father, who gets arrested for political reasons by the Turkish government, she has to face a prison guard, who interprets her painting of a bird as an anarchistic symbol and confiscates it.

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8 min
Short Film

Echo

2018
2018
Serbia
from 7 years
Director: Kosta Rakićević, Boriša Simović

A little child of divorced parents immersed into a Sunday afternoon adventure with his father.

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