Sometimes we reach out because we feel lonely, and sometimes we put others first because we care. Join these thoughtful characters as they discover that little changes can make a big impact. Help little Cloudette get her chance to be a hero, go tumbling around with energetic fox kits (Exercise), and celebrate when Papa Cloudy’s Restaurant changes its menu to help stop overfishing.
BAM provides age recommendations as a resource for parents based on responses from our children’s focus group. We encourage you to use these recommendations in planning your family’s festival experience!
Doing something new can take courage, like going on a roller coaster for the first time.
Dir. Walter Tournier
No dialogue. US premiere.
A little girl can't concentrate on her drawing when her older brother is noisy while playing with his toys.
Canada, 2012, 3 min
Dir. Gwyneth Christoffel
No dialogue. New York premiere.
A single cupcake sees couples—salt and pepper shakers, a cookie and a glass of milk—everywhere around the kitchen. The lonely cupcake decides to make some company.
Little Tot invites his ant friend home for a snack, but his mother doesn’t understand that the ant is a guest!
A small brown seed travels through the forest and river before finding its destiny.
A group of adorable fox kits discover a fun new way to stay in shape.
USA, 2013, 5 min
Dir. Akiko McQuerrey
Trouble starts for Papa Cloudy when an octopus escapes from his kitchen and scares the customers in his seaside restaurant. When the little octopus sings a sweet song about overfishing, she inspires Papa Cloudy to add new sustainable dishes made with love to his menu.
The three Tumblies and their pet dog play games as they explore the wonders of their world together.
Two baby birds get lost in the forest after playing in the woods all day. Their parents aren't scared of the other creatures in the forest, but they are worried when they can't find their children.
A cuckoo in a clock wants companionship but must overcome his fear of flying to reach the object of his affection
Little musical note Ti wants to sings a song with his new friend, Mi, and help her learn about friendship.
Little Cloudette is the smallest cloud in the sky. She wants to do something big, but she’s a little scared to try. When a storm takes her out of her neighborhood, she discovers that sometimes a little cloud can make a really big difference.