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Film | Kids

Young Filmmakers Showcase

 
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Feb 20—Mar 14, 2021
 
 
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Virtual

 
RUN TIME: 22min
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Welcome to the first ever BAMkids Film Festival Young Filmmakers Showcase! Enjoy a selection of animated and live action shorts created by young filmmakers—age 13 or younger—from NYC and around the world.

 
A Busy Recycling Day for Mr. Frank!

Dir. Henry Dionne (age 7)
US

 

Mr. Frank, a busy garbage person, has a daily duty of picking up recycling. Today’s job is going to be a little wackier than usual!

 
Piksilation in Švicarija

Dirs. Ivan Božič (age 9), Karlo Šalej Eržen (age 9), Erik Zadnikar Filipčič (age 8) Ajda Marčun (age 8), Valentin Pop-Tasič (age 9)
Mentors: Jelena Dragutinović and Gašper Markun (Društvo Slon)
Slovenia

 

An exploration of the Švicarija Creative Center in Ljubljana, Slovenia through playful stop-motion.

 
 
 
The Beach

Dir. Owen Niarhos-Perry (age 6)
US

 

A family goes to the beach, rides in boats, and sees a crab.

 
 
Seagulls

Dir. Teo Palumbo (age 11)
US

 

Think you know seagulls? There are loads of fun facts to discover about these birds.

 
 
 
Busy Saturday

Dir. Annie Hope (age 7)
US

 

A country girl works in harmony with nature, feeding, loving, and taking care of her animal friends.

 
 
Robot Stories

Dir. Tjan Rozmarič (age 12)
Slovenia

 

Three short animations about robots. Or three robot stories about humans. Will they compute?

 
 
 
The Walk

Dirs. Niko Štefe (age 10), Kiara Drolc (age 13), Jure Šantej (age 13) Mentors: Lea Vučko and Jelena Dragutinović (Društvo 2 koluta) J.
Slovenia

 

In the far future, a man and a dog are still best friends.

 
 
Black Market

Dirs: Alma Medjugorac Menendez (12), Ivan Božič (9), Jan Primož Sevšek (10)
Mentors: Jelena Dragutinović and Gašper Markun (Društvo Slon)
Slovenia

 

This short film was inspired by the installation Black Market, made by Slovenian artist Andrej Škufca.

 
 
 
In The Gym

Dir. Evangelina Sarett (age 13)
Russian Federation

 

Even if you are the coolest bodybuilder, be modest and do not forget about safety!

 
 
Frozen Food

Dir. Finnian Armstrong (age 5)
US

 

Five-year-old first-time filmmaker Finnian Armstrong takes viewers on a perilous stop-motion journey to our planet’s icy polar regions, made entirely from recycled material.

 
 
 
Dummy and a Chick save the Moon

Dirs. Dorian Mahnič Dobrovoljc (age 11), Gleb Šavli (age 11), Zoja Isoski (age 12), Jara Sofija Ostan (age 12), Alma Medjugorac Menendez (age 12), Vitjan Drolc (age 10)
Mentors: Jelena Dragutinović and Lene Lekše (Društvo Slon)
Slovenia

 

Inspired by a Mongolian folk tale, this short film follows a determined young man and his friendly pet chicken.

 
 
Hail, King Henry II

Dir. Itzet Marquez (age 13)
US

 

We follow a young tomato on its way to be crowned king, from when it falls off the tomato plant, to when it climbs on the throne.

 
 
 
First Day of a Chick

Dir. Anastasia Shinkarenko (age 9)
Ukraine

 

Vasilisa meets a little chicken and they become inseparable friends. But will their friendship withstand a test?

 
 
To My Future Self

Dir. Charlie Southby (age 12)
UK

 

A conversation by a child during lockdown with his future self.

 
 
 
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