Session 3: Beautiful Tails
Time/Date: 12.30pm Thursday 11 July
Exciting tales with guinea pigs, robots and friendly monsters. A few gentle lessons about life and being good to others. (These are mostly G rated films. do look through the individual film ratings and descriptions below.)
PG Low Level Violence | International Short Films | 60 mins | 5+
Post No Bills (2017), dir Robin Hays and Andy Poon, CANADA (G)
On an urban city wall plastered with posters, Noodle Boy must make his way through a series of obstacles and challenges in order to save his crush, Miss Fortune, from the city’s clean up crew.
Dust Buddies (2016), dir. Beth Tomashek and Sam Wade, UNITED STATES (G)
A story about the friendship between two dust bunnies, Fuzz and Lint, who live peacefully under a couch.
Arcade Boys (2018), dir. Timothey Delhaize, Alexis Maerten, Aurélia Tron, Orane Laffra, and Zoé Devise, FRANCE (G)
Dino and Cody, two brothers not so knowing, make the most of an empty arcade room to allow themselves to unwind savagely on video games.
A Light in the Night (2017), dir. Marie Grymonpré and Adrien Verbeck, FRANCE (G)
A little girl finds herself alone at sea after a shipwreck in a lifeboat during a violent storm.
Game Changer (2018), dir. Aviv Mano, UNITED STATES (G)
A macho toy arcade prize is quick to judge a young girl who wants to win him, but learns a lesson in attempting to stop her from winning enough tickets and taking him home.
Queen of the South Sea (2018), dir. Isaac Kerlow, SINGAPORE (PG Low level violence)
A millenary love story between a legendary Javanese queen and kings from the Majapahit Dynasty.
Robot and the Whale (2018), dir. Jonas Forsman, SWEDEN (G)
Lobo is a cheerful robot who lives with her best friend Banjo, a curious robot dog. Together, they help to plant trees and rescue animals in need. One day they meet a stranded whale on the beach.
High Score (2018), dir. Andrien Vallade, Lou Maurice De Reparaz, Brian Lim, Elodie Ferrer and Pablo Cortes, FRANCE (G)
A gamer searches for a friend online to play a game.
Mogu and Perol (2018), dir. Tsuneo Goda, JAPAN (G)
A story about two friends living on Yummy Island, where delicious food can be found everywhere! Whenever Mogu is cooking, Perol just pops up and eats the yummy meal. One day Perol finds a very tasty looking Brrrr-berry that Mogu was about to pick.
Sherbert Rozencrantz, You’re Beautiful (2018), dir. Natalie van den Dungen, AUSTRALIA (PG)
It’s 1987 and 10 year old Milly’s world revolves around her pet guinea pig Sherbert. When her mother attempts to engineer for her a ‘real’ friend, it results in ridicule and forces Milly to question her sense of self.
The Pig on the Hill (2017), dir. Jamy Wheless and John Helms (G)
When Pig’s free‐spirited, rambunctious new neighbour, Duck, plunges himself into Pig’s quiet, orderly life, Pig learns that having friends is what he has been missing all along.