OMSI's Animation Film Festival
Kid Flicks Tour: Recommended for Ages 3 – 7
The Kid Flicks tour features audience favorite and award-winning short films from the New York International Children’s Film Festival, the nation’s largest film festival for kids and teens in North America. Kid Flicks gives a warm welcome to all budding cinephiles with this lively international lineup of fun. Kick off the festivities with good hygiene and great dubstep in Party Mouth (USA), then let your hair—or, er fur—down and hang loose in I Want to Live in the Zoo (Russia). And, even if you get into a tangle,there will be someone to catch and cheer you on with the charming If You Fall (Canada).
I WANT TO LIVE IN THE ZOO
Evgenia Golubeva, 2017, 6 min
At home you must clean up your room, clear your plate, and finish up homework. Wouldn't it be much more fun to relax and hang with some buddies at the zoo?
Czech Republic, Animation
Veronika Zacharova, 2016, 6 min
Moving on is never easy. Sometimes you’ve got to roll with the changes. Other times you have to chase your dreams, as the House and its inhabitants hilariously find out.
Rhea Dadoo, 2017, 4 min
A family takes a wrong turn in the jungle and must summon all their calm to get out—but might that be a Bengali tiger in the shadows?
DARK, DARK WOODS
Emile Gignoux & Mik Lovenbalch Kirchheiner, 2017, 6 min
Royal life's not always so magnificent and can be tiring for a little one, so Maria trades in a tiara for a wilder kind of fun.
SHERBERT ROSENCRANTZ, YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL
Australia, Live Action
Natalie van den Dungen, 2017, 11 min
Ten-year-old Milly is quite content in the company of her carrot-colored guinea pig, Sherbert. She
wonders why others can’t understand that in this sweet sherbet-hued ode to the 1980s and finding your own path.
IF YOU FALL
Tisha Deb Pillai, 2017, 6 min
Eight-year-old Lila takes on the daunting task of learning how to cycle, while she and her beloved Baba must also balance Mom’s work, his art, and everyone learning to grow and let go.
HENRIYETI: SOCK IT TO ME, YETI!
Greg Walter, 2017, 2 min
Henriyeti—a little bit girl and a little bit Yeti—demonstrates that great matches go beyond appearances. It’s just about teaming up and putting one fearless foot in front of the other.
Hunter Gatherer, 2017, 2 min
We guarantee this catchy dubstep tune will stay in your head while you take your grooming game to a whole other level!
Adam Marko Nord, 2017, 9 min
Koalas, hippos, elephants, and fish find their own groove in this melodic menagerie of a film, set to jazz sounds from the award-winning Oddjob quintet.
Duration: 52 mins. | Rating: Recommended ages 3-7
*This collection includes a mix of animated and live action films.
OMSI's Animation Film Festival Passes
Plan on attending multiple shows or events? Buy an exclusive Festival pass and save! Pass holders receive access to all festival screenings and special events on a space available basis.
$19 Adult / $16 Youth (3-13) & Senior (63+)
OMSI members receive $3 off