Films, Kids Euro Festival, Special Event

Kids Euro Festival Short Film Series


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Animation from seven countries, sure to please the whole family!

  • Date: November 5 at 10:30 AM
  • Venue: Hillwood Estate
  • All films in English / no dialogue
  • Audience age: 3+
  • Duration: 74 mins.

What it is about…

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The Pear / Круша
BULGARIA
Animated Short Film (2015)
Silent Film
Duration: 8 min
Directed by Petko Modev
Sometimes a man becomes a wolf, even for something as small and trivial as a piece of fruit.

 

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Story Go Round / Завъртяна история
BULGARIA
Animated Short Film (2016)
Silent Film
Duration: 6 min
Every child has dreams and yearns to discover new worlds. Every adult sometimes would love to go back to his childhood and feel free. This stop animation movie is a product of a children workshop which took place during the World Animation Film Festival. The film authors are children aged 6 through 17 years old.

 

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Star Stuff
CROATIA
Live Action Short Film (2015)
In English
Duration: 10 mins.
Directed by Ratimir Rakuljic
A boy amazed by the stars in the night sky sets off on a voyage of great discovery. As one question is
answered, more appear. Soon enough, where once stood but a curious boy, a great scientist will rise.
Inspired by the life and work of Carl Sagan, one of the most famous scientists and science communicators
of the 20th century.

 

Forest Guards
Forest Guards
LATVIA
Stop-motion animation (2015)
Silent film
Duration: 10 mins.
Directed by Māris Brinkmanis
The woodsman and his friends – a dog, a cat and a mouse – are not happy to find piles of garbage in
their forest. Then one day, the woodsman catches the culprit in the forest. But the woodsman is old and his shotgun is only loaded with a cork, so the culprit merely laughs and carries on. All the forest creatures come together to help the Hunter clean up the forest. They do it so wisely that not only the forest becomes clean, but the culprit is stopped from dumping ever again.

 

Eleanor's Forest
Eleanor's Forest
MALTA
Animated Short Film (2017)
Silent film
Duration: 4 mins.
Directed by Matt Stroud
Lost and alone in the woods a young girl, Eleanor, wanders hopefully towards far away mysterious lights. It would be simple if the trees could be trusted. Will she reach her goal before the world around her collapses?

 

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Fences / Ploty
POLAND
Animated Short Film (2015)
Silent
Duration: 7 mins.
Directed by Natalia Krawczuk
A bird in a cage, a toddler in a playpen, two dogs on either side of a fence. From beginning to end, our life is filled with partitions. Each of us deals with them in our own way. Does it really make sense to separate ourselves from our neighbors with a wall?

 

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Countryside by the Sea / O Campo a beira mar
PORTUGAL
Animated Short Film (2015)
Silent film
Duration: 8 mins.
Directed by André Ruivo
As soon as summer comes around, strange invaders occupy the beaches.

 

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Birdwatching/O Canto Dos 4 Caminhos
PORTUGAL
Animation Short Film (2014)
Silent film
Duration: 12 mins.
Directed by Nuno Amorim
A long time ago, Tião, the corn field keeper, lost by his fault, the company of an azure-winged magpie to whom, unwillingly, he had become attached. Since that day when silence filled the fields, Tião searches for that bird’s lost song.

 

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Wild Sunbed / Podivjani ležalnik
SLOVENIA
Animation Short Film (2016)
Silent film
Duration: 3 mins.
Directed by Kolja Saksida
One sleepy summer afternoon, Koyaa lies down to rest on a sunbed. The sweltering heat makes the bed go crazy – it starts bucking like a wild stallion! Koyaa can barely keep it under control...

 

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Naughty Toy Car / Razigrani avtomobilček
SLOVENIA
Animation Short Film (2016)
Silent film
Duration: 3 mins.
Directed by Kolja Saksida
One rainy day, Koyaa decides to tidy up his room. He steps on a toy car it takes him on a crazy ride. The toy starts behaving very naughtily, refusing to park, but clever Koyaa manages to outsmart it.

 

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Freezing Scarf / Zmrzljivi šal
SLOVENIA
Animation Short Film (2016)
Silent film
Duration: 3 mins.
Directed by Kolja Saksida
Koyaa is getting ready to step outside into a cold winter's day. He tries to grab his scarf off the clothes stand, but it slithers away like a snake, acting silly! Will Koyaa manage to get hold of it?

2017-11-05 10:30:00 2017-11-05 12:00:00 America/New_York Kids Euro Festival Short Film Series European Union Delegation in the US: Kids Euro Festival Short Film Series Hillwood Estate, 4155 Linnean Ave., N.W., Washington European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
November 5, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Hillwood Estate,
4155 Linnean Ave., N.W.,
Washington 20008
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