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 County Electric Association; and the Crested Butte/Mt. CB Rotary Club.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1 - 4 PM CENTER FOR THE ARTS

 

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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.

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SPRING JAM

Ned Wenlock (New Zealand, 2016, 6 minsclick 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.

 

 

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PANIEK!

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?

 

 

ALIKE

Daniel Martínez Lara y Rafa Cano Méndez (Spain, 2015, 8 mins)   

In a busy life, Copi is a father who tries to teach the right way to his son, Paste. But...what is the correct path?

 

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TIGER

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.

 

TRIAL & ERROR

Antje Heyn (Germany, 2016, 5 mins)  click for director bio |

A film about a lost shirt button, perfectionist aunts, busy cats,startled parrots, and a long-lost friend.

  

SUPER SOUNDS

Stephe de Villiers (Australia, 2015, 13 minsclick 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?

SABAKU

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.

 

 

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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.

 

PERFECT PIGGIES

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.

 

 

HEY DEER!

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...

 

ONCE UPON A BLUE MOON

Steve Boot (UK, 2015, 3 mins)  | click for director bio |

A robot on a mission to photograph rocks meets an alien who just wants someone to play with.

 

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GROOMED

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.