Directed by: Mayan Engelman & Eliran Peled
Jerusalemin 1938 is a divided city. At the “Cinema Rex”, a Jewish boy and an Arab girl will form a soulful friendship based on one mutual language – the language of cinema.
8 min / Israel / 2020 / Arabic, Hebrew, & English
Cool For You
Directed by: Sherene Strausberg
Cool For You is an animated film based on the book of the same title, that explains global warming to children in a friendly way. Incorporating different characters and families, animals and plants, children are introduced to CO2, and positive, easy ways to improve our impact on the earth.
3 min / USA / 2021 / English
Farmer and the Lightning Storm, The
Directed by: Danielle Brown
Burdened by frustration and fear, the Goddess of Lightning cannot find meaning in what she does and suppresses her abilities. Can a nearby Farmer help Lightning regain confidence in her powers, and by extension, in herself?
5 min / Columbia & USA / 2021 / English
Good Boy Cerberus
Directed by: MK Singleton
When Cerberus, a three-headed puppy, ends up on the lord of the underworld’s doorstep, he goes through guard dog training to become useful to his new master. Will he remain a cute and loving puppy, or end up the monster that he was born to be?
6 min / USA / 2021 / English
Directed by: Abby Davenport & Aiden Winter-Deely
Maria is tired of her mundane office job and wishes her life were like a musical.
5 min / USA / 2021 / English
My Pet Venus
Directed by: Ariel Paxton
A sweet story about Arya, who goes to a public garden with her mom and buys a Venus Fly Trap. After taking the plant home she takes care of it improperly, treating it like a pet.
3 min / USA / 2020 / English
Growing up isn’t easy, and it’s no exception for 12-year-old Ashley whose Mom has her own ideas about who Ashley should be. Finding herself in an impossible situation, Ashley must decide whether to wear a dress she hates or find the courage to stand up for herself and fight the inner monster that is holding her back.
7 min / Canada / 2021 / English
Directed by: Nahyun & Dahyun Beak
The war has settled down, but a conflict is still escalating.
11 min / USA / 2021 / English
Directed by: Erin Bergin & Darby Kate Snyder
A young faun challenges the harmony of her forest glade when her new taste in music clashes with her brother’s teachings.
8 min / USA / 2021 / English
*program total runtime 56 min