2013 Arts Festival Screening: KIDS SHORTS FROM NFF with Dreamland

The Nantucket Film Festival will continue our off-season programming during Nantucket Arts Council's 2013 Arts Festival taking place Friday, October 4th thru Sunday, October 13th. We will be collaborating with the Dreamland Film & Performing Arts Center once again and will be bringing back our Kids' Shorts Program from the 2013 Nantucket Film Festival.

Sunday, October 6, 1:00PM
Dreamland Theater, Main Stage
Tickets: $12 Adults / $9 Kids

Tickets available through the Dreamland box office: http://dreamlandtickets.org/

Take the youngest of the family to enjoy this group of the best animated shorts from around the world. Details about the films in the full article.

 

KIDS' SHORTS FROM NFF
Running Time: 70 minutes

 

MACROPOLIS
Writers: Mick O’Hara, Ciaran Morrison | Writer/Director: Joel Simon
UK/Animation/2012/7 min
Two disabled squeaky toys escape from the factory and get lost in an urban world.

HOW CAN YOU SWALLOW SO MUCH SLEEP?
Director: Anna Ginsburg
Scotland/Animation/2012/4 min
A dream sequence based on Italo Calvino’s “The Distance of the Moon” shifts through surreal transitions.

CICADA PRINCESS
Writer/Director: Mauricio Baiocchi
USA/Animation/2012/7 min
Cicadas live underground for 16 years, then emerge for one glorious night to seek happiness.

MIRIAM’S GREEN SPOTS
Writers: Leelo Tungal, Peep Pedmanson | Director: Priit Tender
Estonia/Animation/2012/5 min
Miriam’s ill little brother falls ill gets all the attention, so Miriam paints spots on her own face.

GRANDMOTHER
Writer/Director: Carlos Eduardo Smith | Writer: Libia Gómez
Colombia/Animation/2012/8 min
A little girl from the city has to overcome her fear of her Grandmother who lives in the countryside.

BEETHOVEN’S WIG
Writer: Jeremy Diamond | Directors: Denny Silverthorne, Alex Hawley
Canada/Animation/2012/2 min
Famous composer Beethoven is having a seriously bad hair day. His wig seems to have a life of its own.

A SEA TURTLE STORY
Writer/Director: Kathy Shultz
Canada/Animation/2012/10 min
This film chronicles the life cycle of a critically endangered species.

SKY COLOR
Writer/Director: Peter H. Reynolds | Directors: Gary Goldberger, John Lechner
USA/Animation/2012/7 min
The sky’s no limit in a whimsical tale about seeing the world a new way.

FRESH GUACAMOLE
Writer/Director: PES
USA/Animation/2012/2 min
Two hands transform familiar objects into a dish of fresh guacamole using stop-motion animation.

PASTEURIZED
Writer/Director: Nicolás Villarreal
Argentina/Animation/2012/8 min
While conducting experiments, a scientist receives an unexpected visitor.

FEAR OF FLYING
Writer/Director: Conor Finnegan
Ireland/Animation/2012/10 min
A small bird with a fear of flying tries to avoid heading south for the winter.