Session 2: Creatures with Problems
Time/Date: 10.30am Thursday 11 July
Surprising stories of strange creatures doing silly things. Some cartoon violence and deeper themes. Come dressed as your favourite creature for spot prizes.
PG Low Level Violence and some scenes may scare very young viewers | International Short Films | 60 mins | 7+
Tweet Tweet (2018), dir. Zhanna Bekmambetova, RUSSIA (PG)
A journey through life with a friendly, caring little bird.
Planet Z – Surprise Egg (2017), dir. Maria Björklund, FINLAND (PG low level violence)
Adventures with some very strange creatures from another world.
Stuffed (2018), dir. Élise Simoulin, Édovard Heutte, Clotilde Bonnotte, Anna Komaromi, Marisa Di Vora Peixoto, and Helena Bastioni, FRANCE (PG Some scenes may scare very young children)
An emotionally unstable cat makes a strange encounter that helps him to grow up and learn to overcome his anger.
Neighbourwood (2016), dir. Eddy Hohf, Patrik Knittel, and Fynn Große-Bley, GERMANY (G)
An ambitious owl physicist is determined to follow in the footsteps of his renowned scientific ancestors by solving a tough equation.
Two Balloons (2017), dir. Mark C. Smith, UNITED STATES (G)
Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion.
In the Woods (2018), dir Salomé Bertolone Lopez, Maxime Dartois, Marjorie Grinda, Zoé Guillet, Alissa Mazouz, and Rebecca Wahler, FRANCE (PG Some scenes may scare very young children)
Once upon a time there was a milk cow who’d never been outside her farm… One day, with the help of a little squirrel from the woods, she discovers wonders of a whole different life.
Cat Lake City (2018), dir. Antje Heyn, GERMANY (G)
Percy Cat is looking forward to a relaxing day in Cat Lake City, a vacation paradise for cats, but the place is not as expected. Not even the spot on the towel is as safe as he thought.
Silly Beast (2018), dir. Jade Amory, Pierre Baroukh, Julie Constantin, William Lui, Tommy Stive, and Lili Vilquin, FRANCE (G)
Rahi, a little merchant, travels peacefully on the back of his large creature in the jungle. One day the creature meets for the first time a female of his own species.
Mice: A Small Story (2018), dir. Jade Baillargeault, Naxli Doale, Dimitri James, Quang Daniel La, Morgane Lau, Mélanie Pango, and Manon Pringault, FRANCE (PG)
In a dark subway tunnel, a group of mice find a gold ring-pull that seems to have a mysterious effect on one of them.
Pearfall (2017), dir. Leonid Shmelkov, ESTONIA (G)
Beware of pearfall! It happens suddenly, so it is needed to be prepared. This film is a detailed instruction how to behave in such cases.
No dialogue/English subtitles
PG - Low Level Violence and some scenes may scare very young viewers