Film

Someone Who Gets You

 
Ages 5—8
 
Sun, Feb 23, 2014
  • 2PM
 
LOCATION:
Peter Jay Sharp Building
 
BAM Rose Cinemas
RUN TIME: 74min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $13
CINEMA CLUB MEMBERS: $7
STUDENTS/SENIORS:  $9 for children (13 & under) and seniors
 
 
 
 
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It’s wonderful when others accept us as we are, but even better when we accept ourselves. Help a talented boy get a strict teacher to change her teaching style, and party with Little Pig and her friends when they discover how their differences make them special.

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!

 
Someone Who Gets You

Dir. Tony Dusko
USA, 2013, 1 min 
No dialogue. New York premiere.

 

When you've found something that makes you happy, you want to share it. Some people may not understand, but those who do—well, they’re special.

 
FOM: The Square

Dir. Dennis Sisterson

UK, 2013, 2 min
No dialogue. North American premiere.

 

Many-colored shapes explore their world and relationships around a blue square. 

 
 
 
Scritch-Scratch

Dir. Alexandra Schatz

Germany, 2011, 5 min
In German with English subtitles. 

 

When a single louse makes its way into Miss Calypso's class, everyone gets itchy! The students come to class with clean hair, but Miss Calypso also needs someone to help fix her problem. 

 
 
The King of Birds

Dir. Coline Benacchio
France, 2013, 4 min
In French with English subtitles. North American premiere. 

 

All the birds gather to decide who their king will be. When they agree to test who can fly the highest, a great contest of endurance and intelligence ensues. 

 
 
 
Out of Hand

Dir. Katie Aldworth
USA, 2012, 7 min
New York premiere. 

 

Everyone has high expectations for Nathan’s performance as a dinosaur in the school play, but something he dug up in the yard keeps coming back to haunt him. 

 
 
The Monster

Dir. Toby Dixon
UK, 2012, 3 min
No dialogue. US premiere. 

 

A young girl and her trusty dog attempt to clear the forest of a monster. But they’re forced to reconsider when they find something they didn’t expect.

 
 
 
Just a Little

Dir. Alicja Jaworski
Sweden, 2012, 9 min
In Swedish with English subtitles. New York premiere. 

 

On the first warm day of spring, Little Pig meets some new friends who are each just a little different from others of their kind. With help from a magical wish-granting turtle, Little Pig helps her friends learn to cherish the differences that make them so unique.  


 
 
Rhythmatics

Dir. Hitesh Kewalya
India, 2010, 6 min
In Indian with English subtitles. New York premiere. 

 

Vikram frustrates his strict math teacher, Mugdha, by tapping out beats in class every day. Fed up with the distractions, Mugdha decides to take a different approach to channel Vikram's natural rhythm into her lesson plan. 

 
 
 
The Little Blond Boy With a White Sheep

Dir. Eloi Henriod
France, 2013, 9 min
In French with English subtitles. US premiere. 

 

Given a writing assignment on the first day back in school, Pierre daydreams about his summer vacation spent with a white sheep. 

 
 
Hedgehogs and the City

Dir. Evalds Lacis
Latvia, 2013, 10 min
No dialogue. New York premiere. 

 

Hedgehog and his friends awake from their winter sleep to find a city where their forest home used to be. The animals must use their creativity and cooperate with each other and with the humans in order to reclaim their homes. 

 
 
 
Creepy Carrots

Dir. Soup2 Nuts
US, 2013, 10 min
New York premiere. 

 

Jasper Rabbit loves pulling carrots straight out of the ground and eating them, until he starts suspecting creepy carrots are after him.