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26th International

Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

9 – 16 OCT 2021
Trailer
90 min
Junior Film
Dates

Jackie & Oopjen

2020
Netherlands
from 11 years

Jackie is the daughter of a curator working at the famous Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. A Rembrandt painting from the 17th century showing a young woman named Oopjen Coppit has just been borrowed from Paris. Jackie is fascinated by the work. It almost seems as if Oopjen was alive and watching her.

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Trailer
100 min
Junior Film
Dates

Moon Rock for Monday

2020
Australia
from 13 years

Monday has to take her medication every day because the young girl is terminally ill. She is taught at home and well looked after by her single father Bob. But Monday dreams of seeing the places her father talks to her about. Especially Uluru, the red mountain in northern Australia.

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Trailer
102 min
Junior Film
Dates

My Friend Alexis

2019
Chile
from 11 years

Eleven-year-old Tito Rojas and his family live in a modest flat in a quarter of Santiago de Chile. The boy loves playing football with his sister Gloria and the children next door. His father believes in Tito’s talent. Since becoming a professional football player remained nothing but an unfulfilled dream for him, he now invests all his hope and efforts in his quite skilful son.

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100 min
Junior Film
Dates

The Black Mill

2020
Poland
from 12 years

The black mill determines life in the village and employs many people. While watching a shooting star, Ivo wishes that his daddy would read him a bedtime story again. A few hours later his father is dead when the devilish mill goes up in flames. Ivo’s mother is full of worries that trigger premature labour.

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Trailer
95 min
Junior Film
Dates

The Club of Ugly Children

2019
Netherlands
from 12 years

“Keep it clean, tidy and spotless for our leader Isimo”, these are words children sing at school. Since the new president Isimo has been ruling the country, many things have changed. Everything has to be “clean”, which is controlled by security officers. Nevertheless, people cheer mighty Isimo, also Paul’s father, a famous journalist.

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Trailer
89 min
Junior Film
Dates

The Fantastic Journey of Margot & Marguerite

2019
France
from 11 years

Two twelve-year-old girls, Margot and Marguerite, live in the same country at different times. While Marguerite grows up in France in 1942, at the time of the Second World War, Margot lives about 70 years later, in 2019. Marguerite lives with her aunt Alice on her grandparents' impressive estate.

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Trailer
94 min
Junior Film
Dates

The Raft

2020
Israel
from 12 years

Ido’s enthusiasm for sailing and the sea was inspired by his mother. When she died, something inside him broke. The teenager finds no answers with his father, they become increasingly estranged from one another. Ido’s best friends, quiet Yoni and impulsive Erez, give him security.

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87 min
Junior Film
Dates

Triple Trouble

2020
Poland
from 11 years

Excitement at the National Museum of Poznań: The valuable painting “Beach in Pourville” by Claude Monet was stolen – just like 20 years ago! It was about to be ceremoniously unveiled after its restoration. But when 13-year-old Julka and her best friend Olek arrive at the museum, there is an explosion and the painting shatters into a thousand pieces. Julka’s aunt, the museum director, is shocked.

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90 min
Special Programme
Dates

erdmännchen

2015
Netherlands
from 8 years

The ten-year-old orphan Wim has to spend his day with working in a weaving factory. But deep inside, Wim only wants to go to school und so he decides to escape from this life in the orphanage. A turbulent adventure trip starts, on which Wim soon becomes companion with a monkey and a girl named Jet.

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