Kid Flicks One

Sunday, March 10 at 3pm

1 hour 3 minutes

NR

Maine Film Center

Maine Film Center, 93 Main Street, Waterville, Maine

Part of Fireflies, a family-friendly film series. See all Fireflies films.

Curated by New York International Children's Film Festival.

Inventive first films for ages 5-10

Let your imagination take the wheel with Kid Flicks One. Whether dreaming up the fantastical, like a spider’s goal to capture the moon, or the practical, like a young animator’s future stardom, these shorts are sure to enchant and delight all audiences (but especially our youngest!)

A WHISPER IN THE ISLAND OF THE HEART
United States, Xiaowen Wang, 2022, 13 min
No dialogue

Love communicates across the Tibetan mountains, against a warm coat of fur, and through sound waves and vibrations, proving silence can speak volumes.

TO BE SISTERS
France, Animation, Anne-Gousset & Clément Céard, 2022, 7 min
No dialogue

Two sisters circle each other’s orbits, laughing, shouting, playing, and spinning each in their own unique way.

THE GOOSE
Czech Republic, France, Animation, Jan Mika, 2023, 13 min
No dialogue

It’s a football tale as old as time: boy vs. goose…?

LUCE AND THE ROCK
Belgium, France, Netherlands, Animation, Britt Raes, 2022, 13 min
In English

When a giant boulder lands in the middle of Luce’s small geometric village, it’s up to him to find a solution, even though he’s scared of the dark.

PAPIROLA
Spain, Animation, Fabían Molinaro, 2022, 7 min
No dialogue

As he prepares for a life-changing voyage, Nico can’t help but pack up everything he loves in his house.

RACHEL
United States, Documentary, Toko Shiiki, 2022, 3 min
In English

Animator Rachel Reid exudes joy as she talks about being an animator, encouraging others to follow in her footsteps.

SWING TO THE MOON
France, Animation, Marie Bordessoule, Adriana Bouissie, Nadine De Boer, Elisa Drique, Chloe Lauzu, Vincent Levrero, & Solenne Moreau, 2022, 7 min
No dialogue

Deep in the forest, wide-eyed spider Temi dreams of catching the Moon. For that, she will do anything.

This film is eligible for the Youth Arts Access Fund. Call the Box Office at 207.873.7000 to obtain YAAF tickets. Pay it forward! Donate to YAAF here.

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Sunday, March 10
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