Movies | Film
There is something to be said about the young brilliance with which children see the world. More often than not, the “innocent” perspectives of children are brutally honest musings that adults ought indisputably adopt. Through the adventures of eight badass kids navigating their way through the eccentricities of life, these films dig past our adult cynicisms and breaks out our inner child. A Mão Que AfagaDirected by Gabriela Amaral Almeida, Brazil, 2013, 19 minutes, NarrativeFor her only child Lucas’s ninth birthday, Estela, a telemarketing operator, plans a party that has a minimal chance of success. EfímeraDirected by Diego Modino, Spain, 2013, 18 minutes, NarrativeAlicia dreams of becoming a ballet dancer. In the cozy windmill where she lives with her grandmother, she waits for the moment to go to the long-awaited audition. But out there, the world is not as idyllic as she thinks...Playful and inventive, Efímera stunningly combines two genres, creating a mind-bending magical realism reminiscent of a young Jean-Pierre Jeunet. FrayDirected by Rob Walstead, USA, 2013, 20 minutes, NarrativeA persevering little girl struggles to find hope during the last days of her mother's life. I Am Tom MoodyDirected by Ainslie Henderson, United Kingdom, 2013, 7 minutes, AnimationA surreal trip through the subconscious of a stifled musician as he struggles to sing, I Am Tom Moody is a brilliantly funny and touching film about fighting with your inner child and growing, together. Ma ForêtDirected by Sebastien Pins, Belgium, 2013, 7 minutes, EnvironmentalWith the view of a child, travel throughout the forest to discover its magic, its mysteries and its meetings. Mother Falcon: Just To See Her SmileDirected by David Bukstein, USA, 2013, 3 minutes, Music VideoSpace Boy saves the world again in this elementary school play satirizing retro science fiction epics, set to the song Just To See Her Smile by Mother Falcon. Vengeance RhythmDirected by Christopher Ullens de Schooten, United Kingdom, 2013, 3 minutes, Extreme Sport VideoAstounding stop-motion graphics tell the story of a very angry teddy bear.
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