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Short Films for Kids!

This screening took place on
Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 10:30am
The Globe Theatre, Atlin BC

Big Drive, Anita Lebeau, 2011, MB, 9 min
In an era before in-car movies and video games, four sisters squeeze into the back of the family car for a long journey across the Canadian prairies in the 1970s.

Hedgehog’s Home, Eva Cvijanovic, 2017, HRV/CAN, 10 min
This stop motion animation tells the tale of a hedgehog living in a lush and lively forest. He is respected and envied by the other animals. However, Hedgehog’s devotion to his home annoys a quartet of insatiable beasts.

It’s Just Better, Beverly Shaffer, 1982, 15 min
This short documentary takes us to a farmhouse on Cape Breton Island where Shawn Peter Dwyer, age 10, lives with his mother and nine brothers and sisters. While the children’s pockets are usually empty, their lives are well filled.

How People Got Fire, Daniel Janke, 2008, YT, 16 min
This introspective animation takes place in the village of Carcross, on the territory of the Carcross Tagish First Nation. Neighborhood pillar Grandma Kay tells the local children the tale of how Crow brought fire to people. As the story unfolds, we also meet 12-year-old Tish, an introspective, talented girl who feels drawn to the elder.

  • Directed by Anita Lebeau/Eva Cvijanovic/Beverly Shaffer/Daniel Janke
  • , CAN/HRV
  • 50 minutes
    Short Films for Kids!

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