P’TITES VUES DU QUÉBEC

A fun, educational session that shows the Andorra Kids’ Film Festival as a truly open, inclusive meeting place for the generations

Heidi at the Foley Artist

Dir. Christian Frei / Switzerland / 14’

Nine-year-old Anuk Steffen plays the title role of the new Heidi film. Full of curiosity, she watches the film crew at work, and is especially intrigued by the sound engineer…

Festivals: Festival Internacional de Cine de Guadalajara; Festival international du court-métrage de Clermont-Ferrand; Regard, Saguenay (Québec).

Les adieux de la grise

Dir. Hervé Demers / Quebec / 14’

A peaceful life on a family farm. A cold, clear winter day. Nine-year-old Noémy is about to leave the carefree.

Festivals: Regard, Saguenay (Québec); Hamburg International Short Film Festival; Festival de Cannes; Chicago International Children’s Film Festival; Off-Courts Trouville.

You're perfect!

Dir. Emanuel St-Pierre Beaulieu / Quebec / 3’ 59’’

You’re perfect goes the opposite way of mainstream discussions that sell to young people an ideal portrait of what they should look like.

Festivals: Regard, Saguenay (Québec); Chicago International Social Change Film Festival; Auburn International Film Festival; Festival de cinéma pour enfants de Québec.

Sing

Dir. Kristóf Deák / Hungary / 24’ 50’’

Zsofi is struggling to fit in at her new school. Singing in the school’s famous choir is her only consolation…

Festivals: Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, Tokyo; Chicago International Children’s Film Festival; TIFF Kids, Toronto; Regard, Saguenay (Québec); Oscar for Live Action Short at the 89th Academy Awards.

Un jour à l’école

Dir. Victor Ghizaru / Quebec and Burkina Faso / 7’

Winding around the dusty, mirage-soaked roads of Burkina Faso on their donkey carts, two young brothers transport soil in this jaunty slice-of-life film. Layered with lively regional folk sounds, the boys fulfill their daily grind.

Festivales: IDFA, Amsterdam; Hot Docs Film Festival; Festival Vues d’Afrique, Montréal; Regard, Saguenay (Québec).

Changeover

Dir. Mehdi Alibeygi / Iran / 2’

A Badminton shuttlecock has fallen in the corner of the pitch. A tiny bird comes along and thinks that the shuttlecock is his mate.

Festivals: Regard, Saguenay (Québec); Festival international du film d’animation d’Annecy; BCN Sports Film; Filmets – Badalona Film Festival.