NYICFF VIVA KID FLICKS

NYICFF VIVA KID FLICKS

Presented in partnership with New York International Children’s Film Festival.

Spanish language short films for ages 8+! 

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Web-KF_VivaNew York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) Viva Kid Flicks celebrates the best Spanish-language short films from around the globe. 

The brilliant Spanish-language tales in Viva Kid Flicks, with a range of kids’ perspectives, speak volumes in any tongue. NYICFF jury-award winner 3Feet kicks things off in style with Gonzalo, who tries his hilarious best to keep things clean to stay in the game; then orbit around Ailín and her mom, who work through love and challenges in the charming stop motion Ailin on the Moon. And see things grow curiouser and curiouser in a moving take on magical realism in the gorgeously filmed tale The Size of Things. 

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65 mins., In Spanish with English subtitles.


Films in this lineup: 

11:40

Argentina, Live Action, Claudia Ruiz; 2018, 12 min.

In Spanish, with English subtitles

When Damián gets a watch for his birthday, he and his little brother Matias can’t stop checking it, anxiously waiting for 11:40 to arrive.

3FEET

3PIES

Colombia, Live Action, Giselle Geney; 2018, 14 min.

In Spanish, with English subtitles

Get your (soccer) kicks on the way to school with Gonzalo as he hilariously tries his very best to keep things clean and stay in the game.

AILÍN ON THE MOON

Argentina, Animation, Claudia Ruiz; 2018, 5 min.

In Spanish, with English subtitles

A mother and daughter’s love is orbited by joys and challenges.

DOZE

DUERMEVELA

Colombia, Live Action, Alfonso Acosta; 2019, 7 min.

In Spanish, with English subtitles

Growing up is never easy, especially since Daniel must navigate some of it alone—until support turns up in an unexpected form.

MY BROTHER LUCA

Mexico, Animation, Carlos Algara & Catalina Serna; 2019, 9 min.

In Spanish, with English subtitles 

When an imaginative little girl discovers that her brother might have superpowers, she sets out on a quest to make sure everyone else sees him as she does.

THE SIZE OF THINGS

EL TAMAÑO DE LAS COSAS

Colombia, Live Action, Carlos Felipe Montoya; 2019, 12 min.

In Spanish, with English subtitles

Diego and his dad live a life of simple means in the forest, so when Diego comes across an unexpected find, its magnitude grows curiouser and curiouser.

LESSONS LEARNT BY THE SEA 

Cuba, Documentary, Néstor Kim Enríquez; 2018, 5 min.

In Spanish, with English subtitles

Eleven-year-old Alejandro surfs off the coast of Havana every afternoon, learning lessons of resilience from the ultimate teacher, the sea.