Youth Film Program


Experience a fantastically creative lineup of international short films sure to entertain and engage the whole family!

Immediately after the program, 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.


SUN 9/30 - 3 PM - Center for the Arts

Youth under 18 will be admitted FREE

 

THE GREEN BIRD    

Pierre Perveyrie, Maximilien Bougeois, Marine Goalard, Irina Nguyen-Duc & Quentin Dubois    
(France, 2017, 7 mins)    

THE GREEN BIRD lays her first egg. She'll try anything and everything to make it hatch.

LA MARIPOSA (THE BUTTERFLY)    

Andy Alvarez    
(Canada, 2018, 8 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

Carol struggles to pass a swimming test. Meanwhile, her family tries to accept their new lives as refugees.

BACK TO THE MOON    

FX Goby & Helene Leroux    
(USA/UK, 2018, 3 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

A charming illusionist, an adventurous queen of hearts, and an evil green man journey through early cinema, celebrating the artistry of film director and magician Georges Méliès. 

 

THE UNICORN    

Remi Durin     
(France/Belgium, 2016, 13 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

A little king spies an extraordinary creature in the forest. He orders THE UNICORN to be brought to his castle. Once there, it falls sick. Can the king heal the creature?

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LION    

Julia Ocker    
(Germany, 2017, 3 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

The LION has to become more physically fit. The gazelle does not think he is capable of doing so.

 

IMAGINATION: TOM WALLISCH   

Dave Mossop    
(Canada, 2017, 5 mins)    

We’ve all been that kid sitting in the family car backseat, wishing we were somewhere else. Watch daydreams come to life in this homage to lake skier, JP Auclair, as Tom Wallisch shreds snowy streets. 

  

PADDLEBALL HOLE    

Keith Cantrell, in person    
(USA, 2017, 3 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

Two animated characters discover a portal from their world to Santa Monica Beach, where they cross paths with two real-life beachgoers.

 

AMEISE (ANT)    

Julia Ocker    
(Germany, 2017, 3 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

The ants are working together perfectly. But there is one ANT who is doing everything differently.

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BREAKFAST IN BED    

Tobias Krebs    
(Australia, 2018, 3 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

Lenny forgot Mother’s Day! What last minute gifts will he concoct?

 

 

RICEBALLS    

Shingo Usami, in person   
(Australia, 2015, 10 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

Kenji makes Japanese RICEBALLS for his half-Australian son. Eventually, those riceballs strengthen their bond and help them overcome the pain of losing their loved one.

 

UKALIQ AND KALLA GO FISHING     

Nadia Mike    
(Canada, 2017, 5 mins)    

A well-meaning but impatient Arctic hare and a calm, attentive lemming, spend the day together ice fishing. This story shows how important it is to be kind, thoughtful, and prepared for whatever happens.

 

 

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PATCHWORK DOG    

Angela Steffen    
(Germany, 2017, 3 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

PATCHWORK DOG has a problem: he has fleas! Will the Patchwork Pals find a way to help him?

 

DANDELIONS    

Nikki Hines    
(USA, 2017, 5 mins)    

An immortal beast resides in a field of DANDELIONS and is plagued by a curse that causes him to kill anything his paws touch. A young girl solves his problem; a lifelong friendship blooms.

 

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GHOSTBOY    

Jonathan Brooks    
(UK, 2016, 9 mins)    

Colorado Premiere

An exciting tale of mystery, mayhem and friendship, GHOSTBOY teaches the very important lesson to not judge a book by its cover...