Kid Flix at the Staten Island Museum
One weekend only – Oct 14-15, 2017
The Best Short Films from the New York International Children’s Film Festival comes to the Staten Island Museum
(Staten Island, NY – October 3, 2017) For the first-time ever, the New York International Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) – the largest film festival for kids and teens – is coming to Staten Island. Partnering with the Staten Island Museum, NYICFF will present the best short films of 2017 on October 14th and 15th.
Tickets are $5 per person (per show-time) and include admission to the Staten Island Museum and all exhibitions currently on display.
“We are delighted to host this inspiring weekend of imaginative films for children of all ages. This dynamic series spotlights the shared experience of being a kid, no matter where you live, with a wide-range of visually innovative animation and live action shorts representing the Best of the NYCIFF. We’re so pleased to share this unique movie-going experience with Staten Island families,“ said Janice Monger, Staten Island Museum President & CEO.
Each year, NYICFF scours the globe for the best new films from around the world. Join the Staten Island Museum for two days of 2017 audience favorites and award-winners from the 20th anniversary edition.
Schedule and Program Information:
Saturday, October 14
11:00am Kid Flix 1, for ages 3-7
1:00pm Kid Flix 2, for ages 8-adult
7:00pm Kid Flix 1&2: A Double Feature! (Replaying the 11am and 1pm films)
Sunday, October 15
11:00am Kid Flix 1, for ages 3-7 (an encore of Saturday’s showing)
1:00pm Kid Flix 2, for ages 8-adult (an encore of Saturday’s showing)
About Kid Flix 1 (For Ages 3-7)
A diverse community must put aside their differences to enjoy a tasty meal in Stone Soup
(France/Belgium), a hungry creature devises a way to get his fill in Tiger (Germany), and a young croc enjoys a tasty treat in Crocodile (Germany). With visually innovative animation and many
Audience Award winners from New York International Children’s Film Festival 2017, Kid Flix 1 is truly delicious for ages 3-7.
Kid Flix 2 Overview (For Ages 8-Adult)
A teenage monster confronts a bully in Welcome to My Life (USA), a Japanese-Australian boy finds adventure in his lunchbox in Riceballs (Australia), and a competitive swimmer must prove that big talent can come in small packages in Little Mouse (Hungary). Kid Flix 2 features live action and animated shorts for ages 8 and up from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival that offer witty and wise takes on friends, family, and fitting in.
Visit the Museum website or bit.ly/kidflix2017 for tickets and the full list of films.