Childish Short Films

  • Ampersand
  • Awaskinawason
  • Bat Time
  • Brazey
  • Fulfilament
  • Mole and the Earthworm
  • My Haggan Dream
  • Octopus
  • The Sled
  • Water Path for a Fish


The Main 3 Sat, Apr 15, 2017 9:15 AM
Ticket Prices
General Public:FREE
Film Info
Festival Programs:Childish Short Film Program
Short Films
Childish Films
Runtime:48 min


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A program of short films from around the globe for our youngest audience members. Artistic and experimental techniques bring childrens’ stories and experiences to life with adapted folktales, imaginary escapades, inventive landscapes, shapeshifting forms, and music to move to. Recommended age 3+

Awaskinawason (Children of the Earth): Awaskinawason is made up of the Atikamekw words awacic (child), aski (earth) and takonawason (having the responsibility for). An animated short calling on us to respect the great circle of life.
Director(s): Antony Dubé | Runtime: 3 min | Country: Canada

Ampersand: A playful musical journey from the subatomic to the galactic, inspired by the fact that all matter is made of atoms, which mysteriously behave as both particles and waves.
Director(s): Erin Clare Shea | Runtime: 3 min | Country: USA

Fulfilament: A lightning bolt from a brainstorm cloud creates a little, lost thought and discovers what it takes to become a great idea.
Director(s): Rhiannon Evans | Runtime: 8 min | Country: UK

The Sled: The little squirrel playing in the forest discovers something he has never seen before, a sled.
Director(s): Olesya Shchukina | Runtime: 4 min | Country: Russia

My Haggan Dream: A young island girl dreams of a mysterious haggan, or sea turtle, that sends her on a quest.
Director(s): Rob Sams, Laura Sams | Runtime: 8 min | Country: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Brazey: An animated interpretive dance to a kalimba song featuring a character named Brazey.
Director(s): Jared D. Weiss | Runtime: 3 min | Country: USA

Mole and the Earthworm: Mole chases an earthworm through the dirt and discovers what he’s been searching for.
Director(s): Johannes Schiehsl | Runtime: 4 min | Country: Germany

Octopus: Baking a cake should be much easier with eight arms, but what if the arms don’t all agree?
Director(s): Julia Ocker | Runtime: 4 min | Country: Germany

Bat Times: When night falls on the farm, all the animals go to sleep. A little bat wakes up ready to play, but who’s up?
Director(s): Elena Walf | Runtime: 4 min | Country: Germany

Water Path for a Fish: In the middle of the night, Oscar chases a mysterious goldfish through a rampant adventure in a Latin American neighborhood where water is scarce.
Director(s): Mercedes Marro | Runtime: 8 min | Country: France, Spain, Colombia

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Included Shorts

Awaskinawason (3min) More
Ampersand (3min) More
Fulfilament (7min) More
The Sled (4min) More
My Haggan Dream (8min) More
Brazey (2min) More
Mole and the Earthworm (4min) More
Octopus (4min) More
Bat Time (4min) More
Water Path for a Fish (8min) More