Viva Kid Flicks

New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival

Award-Winning and AUDIENCE FAVORITE selections in Spanish from the 2018 Film Festival Ages 7+

SAT | FEB 23rd at 2pm

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Presented in Collaboration with Belmont World Film’s Family Festival

NYICFF Kid Flicks Tour 2018 from NY Int'l Children's Film Fest on Vimeo.

¡Viva Kid Flicks! Run Time: Approx. 74-Min.

GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION

All tickets bought for this event are for GENERAL ADMISSION seating.
(There are no reserved seats)
If you need reasonable accommodations, such as wheelchair accessible seating….
...please call our Box Office: 781.646.4849
Wheelchair Accessible seating is Available

Doors Will Open for Seating 30-Minutes prior to the film collection rolling…

TICKETING INFORMATION

General Admission Seating:
ADULT SEAT: $12.00
SENIORS (Over-62) and Kids (12-and-under): Save $2.00
Toddlers 2 and under are Free!


...Mon, Feb 18th & Wed, Feb 20th at 1:30PM                                   ...Sat, Feb 23rd at 2:00PM


[Spanish with English Subtitles or No Dialogue]
               
The New York International Children’s Film Festivalis proud to offer a new Spanish-language program of animated, documentary, and live action films full of warmth, wit, and the cultural richness of our friends and neighbors to the south: Mexico. Drawn from the Festival’s annual Friends and Neighbors program spotlighting a different country every year, this lineup is co-curated with Mexico’s Morelia International Film Festival. All films are in Spanish with English subtitles or no dialogue, perfect for Spanish learners, speakers, and all seekers of fun, artistic, and enriching cultural experiences, ages 7+.


               
MATEO AND THE CINEMA / MATEO Y EL CINE
Mexico, Animation
Luis Felipe Hernández Alanis, 2015, 4 min Spanish with English subtitles

A young boy gets help from his family, who are committed to seeing his artistic talents gloriously unfold.

               
THE PIÑATA KING
UK, Documentary
Charlie Kwai, Chris Lee & Paul Storrie, 2017, 3 min

(Spanish with English subtitles)
Over 50 years ago, on the outskirts of Mexico City, a family began making and selling piñatas to the local community. Now, the whole town takes part in the tradition, as this colorful documentary demonstrates.

               
PIÑATA LOVE
USA, Live Action
Joel Ramirez, 2017, 6 min

Mexican country craft meets-cute with NYC urban grit in this tale of a near-perfect mâche.

               
BZZZ
Mexico, Animation
Anna Cetti, 2017, 4 min

A little girl recognizes that buzz and hum are essential to all life in this cross-pollinating tale.

               
CREATIVITY DOES NOT RECOGNIZE WALLS / ​LA CREATIVIDAD NO RECONOCE MUROS
Mexico, Animation
Fernando Campos, 2017, 2 min

Art knows no boundaries, as this lovely animation commissioned by the Pixelatl Festival seeks to show us.

               
A HOLE / EL AGUJERO
Mexico, Animation
Maribel Suarez, 2016, 5 min

In Spanish with English subtitles
A little girl longs for a playmate in the garden. Her efforts go unnoticed—until they finally take root.

               
ELENA AND THE SHADOWS / ELENA Y LAS SOMBRAS
Mexico, Live Action
César Cepeda, 2016, 7 min

Elena’s old neighborhood is empty and lonely until Félix enters her orbit and shows her how to access other universes.

               
FAR FROM HOME / LEJOS DE CASA
Mexico, Live Action
Mayra Veliz, 2016, 13 min

(In Spanish with English subtitles)
Risa is a Japanese teenager on a visit to Mexico. When she ends up lost in a restaurant in the middle of nowhere, a local boy tries to help her find her way.

               
LUCY VS. THE LIMITS OF VOICE / LUCY CONTRA LAS LIMITES DE VOZ
Mexico, Live Action
Mónica Herrera, 2012, 10 min

(In Spanish with English subtitles)               
Lucy wonders if each person is born with a fixed number of words to expend in their lifetime and if that could be the reason why her grandpa stopped talking.

               
RAIN IN THE EYES / LLUVIA EN LOS OJOS
Mexico, Animation
Rita Basulto, 2013, 9 min

In this fantastical story set amidst hides tough and tender, seven-year-old Sofía recalls the day she fractured her arm while being chased through the forest.

               
TINTICO’S AFTERNOONS / LAS TARDES DE TINTICO
Mexico, Animation
Alejandro García Caballero, 2012, 11 min

Under the beautiful Quebrada cliff in Acapulco, a group of mosquitoes crazy for tropical music desperately tries to bring happiness back into a rumba director’s life.