79 min., all films in English/no dialogue/with English subtitles, recommended ages 8+
With a compelling range of styles and themes, Kid Flix II offers clever, thought-provoking films from the 2018 New York International Children’s Film Festival sure to inspire audiences ages 8+ to expand their imaginative horizons. In the award-winning Game (USA), AJ has the drive to excel but must push through many obstacles to get there. Meanwhile, teamwork takes on different stripes when an odd couple of bears are forced to work together in the hilarious stop-motion short Poles Apart (UK). Plus, the CG-animated wonder Gokurōsama (France) bridges cultures and generations by showing us that even in an automated age, a little human touch can still work wonders.
Family Matinees are supported by charitable contributions from Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson and Republic Bank