This collection looks at relationships within families, even across time and space.
In the Oscar-nominated One Small Step, an Asian American girl chases her dream with her father's support. In the Japanese-language film, Cat Days, a father and son are shaken by a harmless but surprising medical diagnosis. In acclaimed director Alain Gagnol's The Cat's Regret, a boy's mother sends him for a life-changing talk with a mysterious uncle. Click on any title for more information.
Total Duration: 65 min
Germany I Directed by Jon Frickey Jiro feels sick and his father takes him to the doctor. The diagnosis is a harmless condition, but it shakes his identity to the core.
USA/China I Andrew Chesworth & Bobby Pontillas A young Chinese American girl chases her dream of becoming an astronaut with the support of her father who runs a humble shoe repair business. 2019 Oscar Nominee for Best Animated Short Film.
USA I Ellen Arnold, Kaiya Telle & Thiomas Anderholm Wanting to spend more time with her brother, an orphan girl folds paper cranes and makes a wish.
Germany I Directed by Meike Fehre This is a story about two childhoods - one in East Germany and one in West Germany.
France I Alain Gagnol & Jean-Loup Felicioli As a punishment, a boy who bullies his little brother is forced to spend an afternoon with an intimidating uncle. The boy learns a life lesson when he uncovers the old man's terrible secret.
Canada I Directed by Anna Hopkins When 11-year-old Amy dials a phone number in an old magazine, she gets connected to a video game call centre in the year 1989.
USA I Directed by Sara Litzenberger Like everyone else, Sasquatch just wants a good photo of himself!
Norway I Directed by Torfinn Iversen Two girls are forced to confront their troubled relationship when they get stuck in a bog hole.
Germany I Directed by Nora Marie Back A hungry fly has unexpected company.