Seven of our favourite kids shorts from CSFF’s first 10 years
Kids Screening, Saturday, June 09, 2018 | 11:15am | TIFF Bell Lightbox | Cinema 4
The Elephant and the Bicycle
2014, animation, France, 9 min, dir: Olesya Shchukina
When an elephant sees a billboard advertising a bicycle, his life changes: he has to have that bicycle.
Gnarly in Pink
2014, documentary, US, 8 min, dir: Kristelle Laroche and Ben Mullinkosson
The “Pink Helmet Posse” are three 6-year-old girls who share their passion for skateboarding in pink tutus and helmets.
Harry Jerome: The Fastest Man on Earth
2010, documentary, Canada, 10 min, dir: Ileana Pietrobruno
Canadian sprinter Harry Jerome faced racism and a career-threatening injury on his way to achieving track-and-field success.
2013, documentary, Canada, 5 min, dir: Elizabeth Lee
Even as she faces discriminatory attitudes as a member of an otherwise all-boys team, Faith remains optimistic about the future of girls in hockey.
The Boy Who Learned to Fly
2016, animation, US, 7 minutes, dir: Limbert Fabian & Jake Wyatt
From humble beginnings to international stardom, Usain Bolt overcame pressure, discovered the joy of running, and became the fastest man alive.
2010, fiction, Australia, 10 min, dir: Cassandra Nguyen
Molly has promised to finish her lunch before playing, but she needs Sam’s help – beginning a friendship that extends to the football field.
Little Hard Knox
2017, documentary, Canada, 12 min, dir: Roxann Whitebean Theatrical premiere
“Tugar,” a 10-year-old from the Mohawk community of Kahnawake, dreams of becoming a professional boxer.