Part of Fireflies, a family-friendly film series. See all Fireflies films.
Curated by New York International Children's Film Festival.
Deep and daring films for ages 8+
Kid Flicks Two is full of challenges big and small: with obstacles like saving a beloved pet goat and navigating a lunar eclipse, this program is full of vibrancy and adventure.
Korea, Animation, Jonghoon Lee, 2022, 25 min
In Korean with English subtitles
Architect A constructs every house to resemble a person’s life, using their memories to build a thriving, living, and breathing structure beyond all imagination.
United States, Live Action, Mahnoor Euceph, 2022, 15 min
In Urdu with English subtitles
It’s a beautiful candy-colored world, but nothing could be further from this Pakistani girl’s mind as she embarks on a crafty mission to save her beloved pet goat from being eaten on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Ahza.
Colombia, Live Action, Pedro Pablo Vega Reyes, 2021, 15 min
In Spanish with English subtitles
Andrés has a big, big toe problem: his right shoe has a huge hole in it. Normally, that wouldn’t be an issue, but the school dance is tomorrow and he’s got his crush Mariana to impress!
Australia, Live Action, Taku Mbduzi, 2022, 20 min
In English and Shona with English subtitles
When a lunar eclipse stops her late-night letter exchanges, 12-year-old astronomer Gugu must find a way to reconnect with her beloved Gogo (grandmother) who lives far away in Zimbabwe.
MALL STORIES: ATTILA THE GRILLA
United States, Animation, Elizabeth Ito, 2022, 7 min
Any way you slice and dice this charming animated mockumentary, the girl-grill-boss and endearing staff of the food court eatery Atila the Grilla will win your hearts– and stomachs.
This film is eligible for the Youth Arts Access Fund
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