Youth Film Program
Join us for a fantastic, creative line up of international short films sure to entertain and engage the whole family!
Then join us for "Beyond the Screen" activities that bring the film content to life, sponsored by the Trailhead Children's Museum.
This program has been generously sponsored by The Lange Family; Gunnison Rural Electric Association; and the Crested Butte/Mt. CB Rotary Club.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1 - 4 PM CENTER FOR THE ARTS
THE UNWASHED PENGUIN
Isabelle Favez (Russia, 2015, 5 mins)
A lyrical story about a small penguin who can’t swim and is afraid of water, but his desire to have friends outweighs his fears and barriers.
Ned Wenlock (New Zealand, 2016, 6 mins) | click for director bio |
A young stag, lacking impressive antlers, knows he needs to improvise sweet music if he’s to have any chance during the mating season.
Joost Lieuwma & Daan Velsink (The Netherlands, 2015, 6 mins)
While driving, Marja has a sudden rush of panic: did she turn off the gas? Did she leave the water running?
Kariem Saleh (Germany, 2016, 4 mins)
A happy little tiger is stamped on a food plate. But if you leave him alone, and he can't find anything to eat, he will hop off the plate to satisfy his appetite.
Stephe de Villiers (Australia, 2015, 13 mins) | click for director bio |
In a quiet coastal town, a young boy with superhero aspirations meets a curious young girl. Events come crashing to a head and he’s finally given the chance become the superhero he dreams of being.
I AM NOT A MOUSE
Evgenia Golubeva (United Kingdom, 2015, 2 mins)
Every time Lucy is called “Mouse” by her Mum, she turns into a real mouse! What is Lucy going to do?
Marlies van der Wel (Netherlands, 2016, 2 mins) | click for director bio
When Sabaku’s best friend, Buffalo, passes away, he needs to find himself a new friend, but soon finds out that isn't as easy as it seems.
THE OWL AND THE LEMMING
Roselynn Akulukjuk (Canada, 2016, 4 mins) | click for director bio |
This short puppet film utilizes composited photographs and a set made with actual Arctic plants and lichen to create an authentic retelling of this ancient fable that provides a glimpse of traditional Inuit values and beliefs.
Sandra Boynton (USA, 2015, 3 mins) | click for director bio |
In Sandra Boynton's first ever 3D animation, five harmonizing pigs sing a lively a cappella song about their perfect selves.
Örs Bárczy (Hungary, 2015, 7 mins) | click for director bio |
An adorable, cocoa-drinking deer tidies his house every day. During the night, a mysterious earthquake undoes his work, making life unbearable. Between cups of cocoa, an amazing truth comes out which changes his life forever...
Samantha Armiger (USA, 2017, 3 mins)
When a little schnauzer with a sentimental attachment to his beard is brought in for a haircut, his world is turned upside down.