FLIGHTS OF FANCY

Recommended for Ages 8 to 14

A diverse collection of award-winning films that are as funny as they are moving. Includes the hilarious Oscar-nominated film Hors Piste, about a bungled ski rescue. Another Oscar nominee, Kapaemahu, tells the story of the Wizard Stones. Click on the images for more details.

Total Duration: 66 minutes

Flight
Flight

Jamaica I Kia Moses A boy dreams of flying to the moon, but his father insists that he keeps his feet firmly on the ground.

The Kite
The Kite

Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic I Martin Smatana A boy loses his grandfather but finds that their connection is still alive.

Sweetie Pie
Sweetie Pie

Switzerland I Yves Gutjahr & Claudia Röthlin A dog enters the Olympic ski jumping competition. Can he win?

Cat Planets
Cat Planets

Germany I Yi Luo, Michael Bohnensting A cat takes revenge to another level when her owner denies her a snack.

3 Feet
3 Feet

Colombia I Giselle Geney A boy's love for soccer is daunted a strict schoolmaster who insists that he keeps his shoes spotless.

Hors Piste
Hors Piste

France I Leo Brunel, Loris Cavalier, Camille Jalabert, Oscar Malet This hilarious film about a bungled ski rescue was nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Short.

The Elephant's Song
The Elephant's Song

USA I Lynn Tomlinson The true and tragic tale of Old Bet, the first circus elephant in America, is sung by her friend the old farm dog.

Kapaemahu
Kapaemahu

USA I Joe Wilson, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer This Oscar-nominated short tells the story of four healing stones in Hawaii, also known as the Wizard Stones.