Kid Flix 2

74 mins.
Directed by various filmmakers
English and various languages with subtitles

A teenage monster confronts a bully in Welcome to My Life (USA), a Japanese-Australian boy finds adventure in his lunchbox in Riceballs (Australia), and a competitive swimmer must prove that big talent can come in small packages in Little Mouse (Hungary).

Kid Flix 2 features award-winning live action and animated shorts for ages 8 and up from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival, offering witty and wise takes on friends, family, and fitting in.

NINO & FELIX - Dir. Marta Palazzo & Lorenzo Latrofa, Italy, 8 min
Nino and Felix, two boys thrown together by circumstance, must learn to work it out in fantastical fashion to find common ground.

LITTLE MOUSE - Dir. Ervin B. Nagy, Hungary, 7 min
Eleven-year-old “Little Mouse” is a naturally gifted swimmer who earned a spot at the Bucharest Youth Championship. Will she have what it takes to out-lap the big kids?

RICEBALLS - Dir. Shungo Usami, Australia. 10 min
A father and son work their way past loss to strengthen cultural bonds in the unlikeliest of places: the lunchbox.

WELCOME TO MY LIFE - Dir. Elizabth Ito, USA, 9 min
The animated high school challenges of T-Kesh, your average Monster-American teenager.

ROGER - Dir. Sonia Cendón, Sara Esteban, Arnau Gòdia, Ingrid Masarnau, & Martí Montañola, Spain, 7 min
Roger is used to being the leading man in a stop-motion series. But when his good luck runs out on set, he must learn how to claw his way back to the top.

EINSTEIN-ROSEN - Dir. Olga Osorio, Spain, 9 min
Summer, 1982. Teo claims he has found the fabled Einstein-Rosen Bridge through space and time. His brother
Óscar doesn’t believe him…at least not for now.

DOGTOR - Dir. Rhea Dadoo, USA, 3 min
It’s about friendship and reflecting on personal journeys. Also, dogs!

HEADS TOGETHER - Dir. Job, Joris, & Marieke, Netherlands, 21 min
Three friends must walk a day in each other’s shoes… and legs, and torsos.