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Working with film education charity Into Film, a programming workshop was delivered with pupils from Fairfield School in Bristol to select the films for this year’s Children’s Jury!
Into Film is a nation-wide charity that places film at the core of the education and personal development of children aged 5-19.
Los Dias De Los Muertos
Dir: Pauline Pinson
8 mins 10 secs
Gonzalo, recently dead, returns to his wife’s place during Los Dias de los Muertos. Although he’d hoped to eat burritos and potato dumplings, he discovers that Séléné has cooked him a microscopic fish.
Dir: Hannah Anastasi
1 mins 29 secs
Upon being drawn to life, Crescent the Cat devours a large jar of multicoloured candy!
Dir: Simon Tofield
2 mins 20 secs
Poor Simon is under the weather will a visit from the cat help him bounce back? Featuring Simon, the cat and a serious case of the sniffles.
Things You Can Do With Extendable Arms
Dir: Luca Paulli
1 mins 47 secs
What would you do if you had a pill that gave you extendable arms? Bring a whole new world within your reach.
My Fear (Mi Miedo)
Dir: Manfred Lopez
4 mins 20 secs
A disabled teen pursues a career in acting in order to defy his own preconceived limitations.
Lotte Reiniger, The Unsung Heroine of Early Animation
Dir: Anna Humphries
2 mins 55 secs
Lotte Reiniger pioneered early animation, yet remains largely unknown. We pay homage to her life, and reflect on why she never received the recognition she deserves.
Are You Volleyball?!
Dir: Mohammad Bakhshi
A group of Arabian asylum seekers arrive to an English spoken country border and can’t keep going. They conflict with border soldiers everyday till a deaf-mute baby becomes a catalyst for better communication between two groups.
The Reflection in Me
Dir: Marc Colagiovanni
3 mins 42 secs
A heartwarming family film sharing themes of love, acceptance, and having a positive self-image.
Dir: Aoife Doyle
9 mins 15 secs
An Irish grandmothers unexpected departure from her lonely life.
Cat Days (Neko no Hi)
Dir: Jon Frickey
Germany / Japan 2018
11 mins 9 secs
Jiro, a little boy, feels sick. His father takes him to see the doctor. She diagnoses a harmless condition. But it shakes the boy’s identity.
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