WATERSHED CINEMA 1
£5.00 / £3.00 CONC
INCLUDED IN FESTIVAL PASS OR BUY SINGLE TICKETS
An exciting selection of new short films from around the world chosen by young people for young people. Working with the film education charity Into Film, a programming workshop was delivered with the students of Downend School in Bristol. This unique approach to creating the children’s programme allows us to present the best possible line-up of films suitable for younger audiences.
Into Film is a nation-wide charity that places film at the core of the educational and personal development of children and young people aged 5-19.
Dir: Valle Comba Canales
Uka is a little girl who lives in a grey abandoned factory. While she’s painting her canvas, she finds a way of changing how she sees the world.
Dark, Dark Woods
Dir: Emile Gignoux
6 mins 15 secs
Pushed beyond her breaking point by an endless routine of duties and lessons, Princess Maria is swept into the dark, dark woods full of monsters.
Dir: Inga Lisa Middleton
13 mins 30 secs
Nine year old Anna finds the kids in her new neighbourhood hostile, but everything changes when a mysterious boy called Búi encourages her to do a heroic deed.
Bob, the Imaginary Friend
Dir: Jorge Turell Yarur
2 mins 36 secs
A peculiar kid competes with his imaginary friend taking selfies to get the most likes in a social network.
The World’s Middlest Fish (Verdens Mellomste Fisk)
Dir: Cathinka Tanberg
10 mins 41 secs
A young girl happens to catch the most medium sized fish in the world and receives instant fame. But what happens when the fish gains weight?
Dir: Yookyung Cha
South Korea 2017
9 mins 39 secs
A child wants to make a friend her own age, but it is not as easy as she thought.
Dir: Mamadou Dia
In a small town in the north of Senegal, two young avid cinephiles Baba and Sembene are desperate to see a movie on the big screen of their local cinema before it closes its door forever.
The Moon is Essentially Gray
Dir: Hannah Roman
4 mins 30 secs
A CG animated short about a young child, her make-shift rocket, and her fantastic flight to the moon.
The Pocket Man (Le Petit Bonhomme de Poche)
Dir: Ana Chubinidze
A little man lives in an old suitcase. One day he finds a new friend – an old blind man. The little man jumps into the blind man’s pocket. With music, the pocket man helps the blind man to walk safely in the street. Both are very happy together.
Awesome Beetle’s Colours
Dir: Indra Sproge
3 mins 12 secs
A fun and educational plasticine animation.
Best Bud Blues
Dir: Martinus van Tee
South Africa 2016
1 mins 32 secs
A cartoony musical romp featuring a guitar picking troubadour and his mischievous dog.
Dir: Peter Zhaoyu Zhou
3 mins 48 secs
A boy meets a fish in a mysterious forest.
Dirs: Fynn Große-Bley, Eddy Hohf, Patrik Knittel
An ambitious owl physicist is determined to follow in the footsteps of his renowned scientific ancestors by solving a tough equation. But the owl’s endeavour gets disrupted when a woodpecker moves into the neighborhood…
IF YOU ARE A FESTIVAL PASS HOLDER YOU CAN BOOK YOUR FREE TICKET FOR THIS EVENT FROM 9AM ON SATURDAY BY LOGGING IN HERE. PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE A SMALLER DELEGATE ALLOCATION THAN USUAL ON THIS EVENT, AS IT IS INTENDED FOR FAMILY AUDIENCES.
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