Sun, Apr 25 / 10:00 / Kabuki / FLIG25K
Flying mice, hungry pigeons and aerodynamically challenged artists are just a few of the high-flying highlights in this collection of animated and live-action films for children and family audiences. Recommended for ages seven and up.
With creativity and perseverance, Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci attempts to learn how to fly. (Jim Capobianco, USA 2009, 10 min) In GGA competition.
Extremely shy with his classmates, Joseph prefers to play with the snails he hides under his hat—until a strange inner journey changes his perspective on the world around him. (Sophie Roze, France 2009, 12 min)
Veeti and the Beanstalk
After his father’s death, Veeti has to save his mother and their house from an ever-growing flood of tears. A magical mixed-media fable about love, family and remembrance. (Susanna Kotilainen, Finland 2009, 13 min)
A bagel-crazed pigeon hijacks the high-tech briefcase of a secret agent. (Lucas Martell, USA 2009, 7 min)
Mr. Mack’s Kitchen
Under the tough direction and watchful eye of chef-turned-teacher Mr. Mack, Oakland elementary school students learn how to slice and dice, sauté and stir fry and respect and serve. (Mike Attie, USA 2009, 6 min)
Crazy Hair Day
Stanley went all out for Crazy Hair Day at school. But a calendar mix-up makes his kooky coiffure an unexpected source of embarrassment. (Virginia Wilkos, USA 2009, 12 min) In GGA competition.
An unusual but insightful interview between mother and son. (Mike Rauch, Tim Rauch, USA 2009, 4 min) In GGA competition.
Cherry on the Cake
It’s tough being the middle child. Sometimes it feels like no one notices you—even on your birthday. (Michelle Eastwood, England 2009, 8 min) In GGA competition.
The Mouse That Soared
A famous flying circus mouse reminisces about his avian origins. (Kyle T. Bell, USA 2009, 6 min) In GGA competition.
Total running time 78 min.