Strength and Honour

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Session 5: Strength and Honour

 

Time/Date: 2.00pm Thursday 11 July

 

Strength and Honour

Into the bigger kids sessions with a selection of cinematic delights about finding your place int eh world and a reminder that life and chance aren’t always fair, but that we can triumph in the end by being kind and strong for others, and most importantly, listening to our parents and elders carefully (unless they are wrong).

 

Note: please check the individual film ratings below as most films are rated G, and some have more guidance recommended.

PG violence, bullying and content that may disturb | International Short Films | 91.37 mins | 8+

 

 

Films Screening:

 

The Little Fish and the Crocodile (2018), dir. Stefanie Plattner, GERMANY (G)

A fable from the rainforest in the Odzala National Park in the Republic of Congo told by the children of the Sanza Mobimba Kindergarden.

 

Amenti (2018), dir. Amandine Dazin and Kaméla Bentouati, FRANCE (PG)

A young Egyptian girl is sad after the death of her little sister. She decides to go looking for her in the world of the dead, to soothe her heart. She is immersed in a mysterious universe.

 

Lost and Found (2018), dir. Andrew Goldsmith and Bradley Slabe, AUSTRALIA (PG some scenes may disturb)

A bumbling knitted dinosaur must unravel himself to save the love of his life.

 

Unexpected Discoveries (2017), dir. James Mabery, UNITED STATES  (G) 

A young fellow finds himself stumbling upon an ordinary flashlight that allows him to explore other places.

 

Iron Hands (2017), dir. Johnson Cheng, CHINA (G)

As a 12-year-old girl prepares for her final test trying out for the traditionally all-boys Chinese youth Olympic weightlifting team, she makes an unlikely connection with the gym’s reclusive groundskeeper.

 

Hard Way (2018), dir. Behnam Asadolahi, IRAN (G)

As a 12-year-old girl prepares for her final test trying out for the traditionally all-boys Chinese youth Olympic weightlifting team, she makes an unlikely connection with the gym’s reclusive groundskeeper.

 

Wanda (2018), dir. Denise Hauser, NORWAY (PG Violence and bullying) 

Wanda’s life is filled with conflicts at home and at school, and she escapes in to her own imaginary world. But as the problems grows, help comes from an unexpected place to make her confront reality.

 

Euphoria (2018), dir. Katalin Egely, HUNGARY (PG)

A beautiful meditation on our relationship with nature and the world.

 

The Cat’s Regret (2018), dir. Alain Ggnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli, FRANCE (PG some scenes may scare very young viewers)

Punished by his mother, a ten-year-old boy, who hates his little brother, is forced to spend an afternoon with an uncanny old man.

 

All in Good Time (2017), dir. Bonnie Dempsey, IRELAND (G)

Two children, one in 1918, the other in 2018, magically communicate across time through messages in a bottle and help solve each other’s problems.

 

Cookie? (2017), dir. Peter Trandžik, SLOVAKIA (G)

A young boy who has no friends, lives in a house far away from city, and goes to school by bike every day.

Length

91.37 minutes

Language

No Dialogue/English subtitles

Age

8+

Rating

PG violence, bullying and content that may disturb

Date
Category
International Shorts