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Film

Big Dreams

 
Ages 6—8
 
Feb 20—Feb 28, 2021
 
 
LOCATION:

Virtual

 
RUN TIME: 60min
ALL TICKETS:  Festival Pass - $30, $45, $60 Individual Program - $5, $10, $15, $20
 
 
 
 
 
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Melbourne International Animation Festival

No dream is too big, even for the smallest characters. Dive into this collection of international shorts and discover how one small leap into something new can be all you need to make dreams comes true.

This program includes films from France, South Africa, Canada, South Korea, Switzerland, UK, Czech Republic, and Russia.

Watch all of this year’s films with a festival pass (starting at $30) or purchase tickets to individual film programs (starting at $5). Pricing is on a sliding scale, and we encourage you to pay what you are able—all ticket and pass sales go to support BAM Education, helping to ensure the future of BAM’s adventurous programming for families and students.

All events and workshops associated with the Festival are free and open to all.

Big Dreams is available for viewing starting February 20 and runs through February 28. Tickets will be available through Eventive, which requires customers to create an account before purchasing. All customers who purchase a ticket will receive an email confirmation with a link to the program; once the link is clicked, viewers have 48 hours to watch the program until it expires. Customers who purchase a ticket on February 27 or later will only be able to view the program until 11:59pm on February 28.

 
A(chrono) Mation (2020)

Dir. Bronwyn Horne, 3min
South Africa
Nonverbal

 

A wild dance inspired by the way classic animation was made in the days of Road Runner and Bugs Bunny.

 
Beep And Tweet (2020)

Dir. Liza Desyatkova, 6min
Canada
Nonverbal

 

An overprotective robot learns the importance of letting go, for the sake of the bird he loves.

 
 
 
Bloated (2019)

Dir. Baptiste Tassin, 2min
France
Nonverbal

 

Colored light is the tastiest food in this dark forest, and a greedy bird wants as much as it can get its beak on.

 
 
Fingers-pring (2020)

Dirs. Hyeon-Ji Park & Se-Lin Lee, 3min
South Korea
Nonverbal

 

When school gets boring, it’s easy to let your imagination take control of the action.

 
 
 
Firmament (2019)

Dirs. Adrien Fraysse, Anthony Feuillet, Johanne Baron, Laura Leveque, Philip Gouillon & Thomas Delariviere, 6min
France
Nonverbal

 

On a planet surrounded by clouds, two little robots dream about seeing the sky.

 
 
The Last Day Of Autumn (2019)

Dir. Marjolaine Perreten, 7min
Switzerland
Nonverbal

 

Forest animals secretly collect parts from abandoned bicycles as they prepare for a great race.

 
 
 
Archie (2019)

Dir. Ainslie Henderson, 4min
UK
Nonverbal

 

Archie and his loyal dog make a long journey to the home his Aunt has left to him, finding new hope in a new place.

 
 
The Pit (2019)

Dir. Markéta Kubátová Smolíková, 9min
Czech Republic
Nonverbal

 

A population of creatures spend their days digging a hole and avoiding natural disasters—until we learn that their planet is actually a tooth. .

 
 
 
Appletree Man (2020)

Dir. Alla Vartanyan, 11min
Russia
Nonverbal

 

The old apple tree is cared for by its owner all year round, and in return it gives him its apples. But there’s someone else with a claim to the tree, who depends on it for their very existence.

 
 
Colour Blind (2019)

Dir. Laura Miranda, 3min
UK
In English

 

Lula is an old woman who lives alone in her almost grey world, but everything changes on her birthday.

 
 
 
The Fox And The Pigeon (2019)

Dirs. Michelle Chua, Aileen Dewhurst, Sharon Gabriella, Viktor Ivanovski, Sang Lee, Tyler Pacana, SiKyung Kevin Sung, Morgan Thompson, Steven Wang, Matt Walton & Chelsea van Tol, 6min
Canada
In English

 

A fox must save his ice cream from a pigeon with a sweet tooth while both of them are chased by a narrator with a wild imagination.

 
 
 
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