Film | Kids

Best Day Ever

 
Ages 6—8
Short films
 
Feb 1—Feb 2, 2020
 
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RUN TIME: 64min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
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$10 for children (13 & under) and seniors (65+)
 
 
 
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Thu Dec 12
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Melbourne International Animation Festival

A pinch of imagination, a tablespoon of adventure, and a big helping of special friends. This animated shorts program has all the cinematic ingredients you'll need from around the globe to give you the best day ever.

This program includes films from Australia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, and the US.

 
Somewhere Else (2019)

Dir. Alisha Liu
US, animation, 2min
Nonverbal

 

Being outdoors is great. So many places to explore and so many amazing things to see.

 
Maestro (2019)

Dir. Illogic Collective
France, animation, 2min
Nonverbal

 

One night, deep in the forest, a maestro squirrel leads a dramatic symphony for the birds—and the frogs, deer, turtles, and hedgehogs.

 
 
 
Corner (2016)

Dir. Lucija Mrzljak
Estonia/Czech Republic, animation, 2min
Nonverbal

 

A crazy little house that only an animator could create.

 
 
The Collector (2018)

Dir. Tara Ainsworth
Australia, animation, 2min
Nonverbal

 

An enchanting drift through a floating galaxy of the imagination.

 
 
 
Nest (2019)

Dir. Sonja Rohleder
Germany, animation, 4min
Nonverbal

 

Some birds just dance better at night.

 
 
Goldie (2019)

Dir. Emily Brundige
US, animation, 5min
English

 

Goldie is really tall and she loves giving all her friends and neighbours a ride.

 
 
 
Catmos (2017)

Dir. Katya Miloslavskaya
Russia, animation, 5min
Nonverbal

 

A special cat takes a miraculous ride through space.

 
 
Leaf Fall (2016)

Dir. Rim Sharafutdinov
Russia, animation, 5min
Nonverbal

 

It’s autumn which means it’s time for the forest orchestra to tune up.

 
 
 
The House (2016)

Dir. Veronika Zacharova
Czech Republic, animation, 5min
Nonverbal

 

You probably never thought about it, but when you move houses maybe your house misses you.

 
 
Outdoors (2017)

Dirs. Anne Castaldo, Sarah Chalek, Elsa Nesme, Adrien Rouquié
France, animation, 7min
Nonverbal

 

A little girl looking for her lost cat makes a special new friend.

 
 
 
Concoleurs (2017)

Dir. Oana Lacroix
Switzerland, animation, 6min
Nonverbal

 

The forest is full of all kinds of different birds, and they each have to figure out how to live together in peace and harmony.

 
 
Cat Lake City (2019)

Dir. Antje Heyn
Germany, animation, 7min
Nonverbal

 

Sometimes it takes a while to figure out the best way to share stuff.

 
 
 
My Brother Luca (2019)

Dirs. Carlos Algara and Catalina Serna
Mexico, animation, 9min
In English

 

When Luca was born they thought he was just like any other boy. Until they discovered he had a kind of superpower.

 
 
Good Heart (2018)

Dir. Eugenia Zhirkova
Russia, animation, 5min
Nonverbal

 

Everything changes for this prehistoric family when the son brings a puppy home one day.

 
 
 
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NOTE  
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
Chris Sheer

Get to your seat early to enjoy a zany, interactive, family-friendly magic show from expert clown Chris Sheer from The Muse Brooklyn!