SHORTS: FINDING WHERE YOU BELONG
PASSAGES / FAMILY
Total running time 64 min, Age 5+
We can all feel a little out of place sometimes. But as demonstrated by this delightful collection of animated shorts from around the world, the journey to find where you fit in can be fun and inspiring.
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A Lynx in the Town
Nina Bisiarina, France/Switzerland 2019, 7 min, nonverbal
When a curious lynx ventures out of its forest lair, the locals don’t quite know what to make of the colossal cat.
Marion Philippe, Kayu Leung, Théo Jamin, & Jean-Géraud Blanc, France 2020, 5 min, in French with English subtitles
The first day at a new school presents unique challenges to autistic 8½-year-old Louis.
Julien Bisaro, France/Belgium 2019, 26 min, in French with English subtitles
When a baby owl hatches amidst a fierce storm, she embarks on a determined quest to find her mother.
Richard O’Connor, US 2020, 3 min, in English
A NASA engineer and his outer space-obsessed six-year-old nephew have an animated chat about why space is so darn cool.
Andrea Love, Phoebe Wahl, US 2020, 9 min, in English
Inspired by Thumbelina, Tulip brings a miniature garden world to life as a tiny flower child tries to find her community.
Marina Moshkova, Russia 2020, 6 min, nonverbal
When a grumpy polar bear gets a surprise visit from a perky brown bear, he gets an unexpected lesson in friendship and simple pleasures.
Mayan Engelman & Eliran Peled, Israel 2020, 8 min, in Arabic, Hebrew, and English with English subtitles
In 1938 Jerusalem, a Jewish boy and Arab girl transcend language to find a common love for film.
Saturday, Oct 16, 1:00pm, Smith Rafael Film Center
$10 All admissions
Available in US only
$6 Member | $8 General