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
Cat DaysGermany 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.
One Small StepUSA/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.
The Wishing CranesUSA 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.
Giant Sweet & Chocolate MarshmallowGermany I Directed by Meike Fehre
This is a story about two childhoods - one in East Germany and one in West Germany.
The Cat's RegretFrance 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.
The Give And TakeCanada 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.
UndiscoveredUSA I Directed by Sara Litzenberger
Like everyone else, Sasquatch just wants a good photo of himself!
Bog HoleNorway I Directed by Torfinn Iversen
Two girls are forced to confront their troubled relationship when they get stuck in a bog hole.