Jhalki ... tale of a tireless Sparrow, is a lyrical story of lost childhood, against the powerful backdrop of child slavery and human trafficking.
Patterson was born on the same day as his best friend Raf, a giraffe. They’re inseparable and share everything. That is, until Patterson goes to school for the first time and finds out that giraffes aren’t allowed at school. Patterson misses Raf a lot, but also experiences many exciting new things. He even makes a new friend: Yous. Raf misses Patterson too and really wants to go to school with him. So, Dikkertje devises a plan to bring the giraffe to school and unite his two best friends.
Made collaboratively with children from public housing estates in the Illawarra region of Australia, Protection uses a unique blend of film and animation to tell stories about childhood. It is inspired by the lives and experiences of the film’s adventurous and often hilarious young cast. These are stories told by kids from their perspective making Protection a celebration of childhood and a tribute to the resilience of children.
Jeffrey the portrait of a kid who has a difficult life but still has a dream, to become a reggaetón singer. In the necessity of having to bring money to the household, Jeffrey fights to achieve his dream by putting together a strategy to try to be noticed as a singer.
With World War I looming, a young Army Pvt. Robert Conroy is adopted by a stray, stump-tailed terrier. Conroy names his new friend Stubby and gives him a home, a family, and a chance to embark on the adventure that would define a century. The two quickly find themselves in the trenches of France and on the path to history. French soldier Gaston Baptiste befriends the duo and accompanies them along their epic journey through harsh conditions and incredible acts of courage.
After several suicide attempts and psychiatric hospitalizations 15 year old Belle takes exception to a streaming internet series depicting 13 reasons why a fictional teen commits suicide. Belle disrupts society’s mistaken beliefs about individuals with mental illness.
Andy, an introvert 10-year old boy, who gets inspired by lights and colors. He lives with his mother who doesn't understand his passion.
As the shelling intensifies, Nadim (an aspiring actor) is among the neighbors that rush down to the shelter room. Leyla, a young Syrian girl, softly weeps over her torn teddy bear. Moved by the scenery, Nadim decides to put his passion into practice and take matters into his own hands... literally! He places the upper part of the teddy bear into his hand and assumes the role of a puppeteer. In the midst of despair and chaos, Leyla and the occupants are met with magic... the teddy bear comes to l
In Lebanon, Chadi, a 13 year-old boy, is top of the class. He discovers that he can take advantage of his talent. If it's not yet for money, it will be in order to catch the attention of the pretty Raya, a girl to whom he doesn't dare speak.
Introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It underlines that autistic people aren’t neither ill nor broken. They are ordinary people with an extraordinary way of perceiving the world. Autistic or not, each one of us are a unique combination of habits, behaviors and idiosyncrasies that makes us who we are.
Billie the dog's happy life comes to a sudden end when one morning, her beloved owner doesn’t wake up anymore. She is taken away to a place she does not recognise. She is sad and lonely until one day, her life takes a new turn...
Maeve, a thirteen year old student whose teacher, Miss Hayes, is determined that she and her class understand the triumph of literature that became William Shakespeare, urging them to look beyond the aged dialogue and see at the heart of each Shakespearian sonnet and play is a story than transcends the time it was born to. Unbeknownst to her, Miss Hayes has a surprising ally and one which is only visible to Maeve. Puck, our mischievous partaker and audience narrator from Shakespeare’s own
Federico is an introvert and lonely child. A meeting with an old artist coming from Senegal helps him discover his talent and learn to see others for what they are. "The line" is a tale of a friendship that is founded on those differences that make each of us unique, and of the art of telling the story of ourselves through each other.
Overwhelmed by the trials and tribulations of high school, Arielle finds refuge in a dangerous habit –until her best friend discovers her secret
Rammat- Gammat is a moving tale of two young boys from different backgrounds who bond over soccer, until a new pair of shoes strains their friendship. It’s a simple story of complex characters, which will spark a discussion about merit vs money, poor vs privileged, class and caste divides and the role of friendship plays in it.
Ayako, a 7-year old artist faces a creative block. After she finds that her beloved cat is missing, she takes a break from drawing and searches around the neighborhood. Wandering too far, her cat is not the only one that gets lost. Without anyone to help, will she find her cat, her way back home, and her inspiration?
A sweet, little Zombie girl is scared that her father will embarrass her when she brings a friend home from school for the first time .
In a timely story about love triumphing over fear, Lynx & Birds follows the story of two adorable birds in an Attenborough-esque wildlife mockumentary, that unwittingly reveals a chink in the food chain. When the birds come face to face with a fearful predator, the Lynx, there is a surprising turn of events that’s sure to warm the cockles.