Film | Kids

Adventures Ahead!

 
Ages 6—8
Short films
 
Feb 2—Feb 3, 2019
 
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RUN TIME: 63min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $14
MEMBERS: $9
$10 for children (13 & under) and seniors (65+)
 
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Some days seem made for saying “hip-hip-hooray,” while others can bring more challenges and hills to climb. These animated short films are filled with tales of breakthrough and learning to appreciate how our friends and families can make the world go round in the most magical way.

Adventures Ahead! features films from Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Guatemala, Latvia, Russia, South Africa, The Netherlands, and UK.

TICKETS 
Limited Ticket Availability  
 
These screenings are currently sold out. Tickets may become available and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the box office just before the start of the film.
 
Cycle

Dir. Sophie Olga de Jong, Sytske Kok
The Netherlands, animation, 2018, 2min
Nonverbal
NY Premiere

 

As a girl’s grandfather teaches her how to ride a bike, she discovers that real adventures begin where the road ends.

 
6:1

Dir. Sergei Ryabov
Russia, animation, 2018, 3min
In Russian with English subtitles
New York premiere

 

An inseparable girl and cat are on a long journey, playing checkers. The girl keeps winning—until the cat gets a lucky break.

 
 
 
My Granny

Dir. Giselle Pérez
Guatemala/Canada, animation, 2018, 2min
Nonverbal
New York Premiere

 

A child finds joy in cooking with her grandma.

 
 
Little Twinkle Smile

Dir. Ivana Guljasevic Kuman
Croatia, animation, 2018, 5min
Nonverbal
New York premiere

 

A sweet witch spends a month perfecting her cackle to show off to all her monster friends.

 
 
 
Belly Flop

Dir. Jeremy Collins
South Africa, animation, 2018, 5min
Nonverbal
New York Premiere

 

Persistence pays off when a young girl who is learning to dive is unperturbed by another diver who steals the spotlight.

 
 
Bango Vassil

Dir. Milen Vitanov, Vera Trajanova
Germany/Bulgaria, animation, 2016, 8min
In Bulgarian with English subtitles
New York Premiere

 

Two kids overcome prejudice when they take an unexpected New Year’s Eve journey on the shoulders of a giant.

 
 
 
Detective Avery Ebsen

Dir. Michael Farnon
UK, animation, 2018, 3min
New York Premiere

 

A young detective, who specializes in recovering lost toys, doesn’t always have the best luck bringing lost treasures back to their owners. But she knows that what she does makes a difference.

 
 
If You Fall

Dir. Tisha Deb Pillai
Canada, animation, 2018, 6min

 

Eight-year-old Lila learns that she can ride a bike, and her parents can overcome their challenges too.

 
 
 
Burn Out

Dir. Cécile Carre
France, animation 2017, 4min

 

Stella, a space mechanic, is stranded on a desert planet, until a little girl appears out of nowhere to show her the way to her next adventure.

 
 
Pigtail and Mr. Sleeplessness

Dir. Edmunds Janson
Latvia, Animation, 2017, 25min
New York Premiere

 

To win back her parents’ attention, a six-year-old girl nicknamed Pigtail and her imaginary friend Mr. Sleeplessness come up with a clever plan to send her baby brother and grandma to the moon.

 
 
 
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Food and Drink Policy  
 
Please note: No outside food and drink is permitted at the BAMkids Film Festival. Concessions will be available at BAMcafé. Due to the large volume of attendees, we cannot accommodate birthday parties in any of the festival spaces.
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Ticketing Policy  
 
Please note: Each person, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend BAM programs. Lap seating will not be permitted without a ticket.
PRE-FILM ENTERTAINMENT 
The Amazing Max 
 

Get to your cinema seat a little early to enjoy the comedic magic of The Amazing Max! Amazing Max Darwin earned the moniker for his ability to engage, awe, and amuse adults and kids alike. He conjures a custom experience that young ones carry with them long after the show ends.